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    Caitlin Masney
    Caitlin Masney

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hong Kong, China

    High School:
    Chinese International School

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Sprint Free



    2009-10: Ranked third on Northwestern's top times list for the year in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 and 200 freestyle races ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Led off the Wildcats' top 400 free relay of the year, picking up an NCAA `B' consideration time at the Big Ten Championships ... Her leadoff leg of 50.39 in that race was a career-best time in the 100 free ... Won the bonus final of the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships with a career-best and NCAA `B' time of 1:48.48 ... That time placed her No. 7 on NU's all-time top performers list in the event ... Took 18th overall in the 100 free at the conference meet and 29th in the 50 free ... Turned in a career-best 23.47 in that 50 free swim ... Swam with both the 400 and 800 free relay teams at the TYR Invitational, earning NCAA `B' cuts with each ... Won second in the 200 free with a career-best time of 1:49.40 at the TYR Invite (11/21) ... Also took fourth in the 100 free, 14th in the 500 free and won the bonus final of the 50 free with a then-career-best 23.99 at the TYR ... Won both the 500 free and 50 free in a dual meet with UIC (11/14) ... Had three other top-3 dual meet performances on the season.

    2008-09: Member of NU's freestyle group, swimming distances from 50 to 500 ... Had a great Big Ten Championships, swimming career-best times in all of her individual events ... Earned a bonus final swim with a career-best 50.77 in the prelims of the 100 free at the conference meet, an effort that was just .06 of a second shy of making NU's top times list for the year ... Finished 23rd overall in the 100 free at the Big Ten meet ... Also swam in the 200 free and 500 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Qualified for the championship super final in the 200 free at the TYR Invitational, finishing third ... Made the bonus finals of the 50 fly, 50 free, 100 free and 500 free, winning the heat in the 500 to take 13th place overall in the event ... Best dual-meet finish of the year was a second-place effort in the 100 free against Illinois-Chicago (11/15) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Member of NU's sprint free group ... Competed in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free at the Big Ten Championships, recording season-best times in the 100 and 200 races ... Best dual-meet finish on the season was a fourth-place effort in the 100 free on Oct. 27 against Illinois-Chicago.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity swimmer ... Captain of the swim team ... Two-time swim team MVP ... British National qualifier ... Swam club for the Hong Kong Mantas and the South China Athletic Association ... Letterwinner in several other sports including tennis, cross country, netball and soccer.

    PERSONAL: Born Caitlin Devon Bertine Masney on 2/3/89 ... Daughter of Tom and Lark Masney ... Majoring in economics.

    MASNEY'S PERSONAL BESTS

    50 Free 23.47
    100 Free 50.39
    200 Free 1:48.48