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    Sara White-Delehoy
    Sara White-Delehoy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kent, Wash.

    High School:
    Kentlake

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Free/Back



    2008-09: Senior leader on the team, helped bolster the 'Cats' backstroke team ... Team captain ... Finished 15th in the 50 back at the TYR Invitational (11/21) ... Also competed in the 100 back, 200 back , 50 free and 200 free at the Invite ... Secured a fifth place finish against Purdue (11/07) in the 200 back ... Earned eight other top-10 finishes throughout the season, including two seventh-place marks in the 100 back and 200 back, both coming at Wisconsin (11/13) and Michigan (1/17) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Member of Northwestern's backstroke corps, competing primarily in the 100 back ... Swam a season-best 1:01.74 in the 100 back at the Big Ten Championships ... Also competed in the 200 back and 50 free at the conference meet ... Qualified for the consolation final in the 100 back at the Georgia Invitational (12/1) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07: Provided depth for the Wildcats as a regular in the 100 and 200 back ... Recorded a season-best time of 1:01.23 in the 100 back at the Big Ten Championships . . . Season-best finish came in the 100 back against Marshall, where she earned a third-place finish with a time of 1:01.58 ... Earned three different fourth-place finishes in the 200 back throughout the course of the season ... Swam a season-best 2:09.69 in the 200 back at the Big Ten Championships to become the third-quickest 'Cat in the event this season ... Also earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 back against Tennessee ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005-06: Turned in Northwestern's second-fastest time of the season in the 200 back, swimming a 2:06.80 at the Purdue Invitational on Nov. 19 ... Competed in both backstroke events and the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished 29th in the 200 back with a 2:07.14 and 35th in the 100 back with a 1:00.43 ... Cut her seed time by a second and a half to finish with a 5:08.71 in the 500 free at the Big Ten meet.

    High School: Placed fourth at state in the 100 back and the 200 free as a senior ... Finished sixth in the 100 back and seventh in the 200 free at state as a sophomore ... Earned South County Journal Prep Athlete of the Week twice ... Named team MVP as a senior ... School was the 2004 SPSL North champion ... Swam two years with the Tacoma Swim Club ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ... Earned the Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa Book Award ... Three-year USA Swimming Scholastic All-America selection ... Won Society of Women Engineers Merit Award and the American Association of University Women Science Award.

    Personal: Born Sara Ann White-Delehoy on 8/23/87 ... Daughter of Linda White and Steve Delehoy ... Chose Northwestern over Indiana and California ... Majoring in communication studies.

    WHITE-DELEHOY'S PERSONAL BESTS

    100 Back 59.83
    200 Back 2:06.80
    200 Free 1:56.82
    500 Free 5:08.71