2011-12: Enjoyed a breakout freshman season as a sprinter, ranking second on Northwestern's top times list in the 50 free and third in the 100 free ... Anchored Northwestern's top 200 free relay and led off its best 400 free relay of the year, earning NCAA `B' provisional qualifying times with both at the Big Ten Championships ... The 200 free relay swam a 1:30.59 to rank fourth on NU's all-time top times list while the 400 free relay turned in a 3:20.57 to rank sixth ... Also earned an NCAA `B' provisional qualifying time with the 400 free relay at NU's eight-team TYR Invitational (11/20) ... Competed individually at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free (33rd), 100 free (34th) and 200 free (56th) ... Won the 50 free in a dual meet versus UIC and North Dakota (11/12) ... Had five total top-three finishes (four in the 50 free) at dual meets this season ... Captured second in the 50 free at the TYR Invitational (11/18) with a season-best 23.31 ... Won the TYR Invite bonus final of the 100 free.
High School: Earned a bronze medal finish in the 50 free at the Illinois state meet twice during her prep career ... Also was a championship finalist once in the 100 free, placing seventh overall ... All-state honoree in 2009 and 2010 while earning all-America status in 2010 ... Three-time high school team MVP ... All-West Suburban Silver Conference winner in 2008 ... Holds high school varsity records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 IM ... Swam club with the Elmhurst Swim Team ... Made Junior Nationals in 2009 and 2010, picking up a 16th-place finish in the 50 free on one occasion ... Named club's Most Outstanding Swimmer in 2009 ... National Honor Society member ... Presidential Award for Academic Excellence winner in 2004, 2007 and 2011.
Personal: Born Victoria Marie Larsen ... Daughter of Martin and Sheryl Larsen ... Mother swam for Northern Illinois University ... Chose Northwestern over the University of Chicago ... Major is undeclared.
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