Caitlin Gardiner
Position: BACK/FREE
Other Position: Back/Free
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cape Town, Western Cape
High School: Rustenberg GHS
Major: Accounting/Management IS
Experience: 3 Letters

JUNIOR: Recorded the fastest time in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.84...finished with the second fastest time in the 200-yard backstroke at 2:06.28...was on the fastest and second fastest team for the 400-yard freestyle relay at 3:31.23 and 3:32.88, respectively...swam in the third fastest team for the 200-yard freestyle relay at 1:37.17...was on the fastest team for the 400-yard medley relay finishing at 3:50.90...raced at the 2014 Mountain West Swimming and Diving Championships in the 200-yard backstroke at 1:58.38 and the 100-yard backstroke at 55.66...received the 2014 Mountain West All-Academic Award...recipient of the Spring 2014 CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America Award...was on the 2013-2014 MW All-Conference Team...also contributed to the program's 2013 Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams award and 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams award. 

SOPHOMORE: Finished with the second fastest time for the 200-yard freestyle, fourth fastest time for the 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke and second fastest time for the 200-yard backstroke...was part of the fastest team for the 800-yard freestyle relay...finished 19th in the 200-yard free at the 2013 Mountain West Championships, 17th in the 100-yard back and 12th in the 200-yard back...recipient of the Spring 2013 Mountain West Academic All-Conference Award and Scholar-Athlete Award.

FRESHMAN Finished her first year swimming for the Lobos with the second best time in the 200-yard backstroke, the third best time in the 200-yard free and the fourth best time in the 100-yard back.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Rustenberg GHS in Cape Town, South Africa...swam for coach Viv Williams...earned Full Colours from both Rustenberg HS and Western Province.

PERSONAL: Born June 18, 1993 in Cape Town, South Africa...full name is Caitlin Amy Gardiner...daughter of Susan and Michael Gardiner...has two sisters, Tamsin and Ashley Gardiner...favorite athlete is Michael Phelps...favorite food is cheesecake...majoring in Accounting and Management Information Systems.