JUNIOR: Had the team's second best time in 500-yard freestyle (5:06.89) and in the 100-yard butterfly (58.73)...posted the Lobos third best time in the 200-yard butterfly (2:10.33)...part of 800-yard freestyle relay team that holds the top time (7:32.76) for the Lobos and finished sixth at the MWC Championships...had UNM's fifth best time of the season in the 200-yard freestyle (1:58.49)...honored on the Mountain West Conference all-Academic team.
SOPHOMORE: Honored on the Mountain West Conference All-Academic team and All-MWC second team ... helped set a UNM record in the 800-yard freestyle relay, posting a time of 7:29.42 at the MWC Championships ... earned a bronze medal at the MWC Championships for the 800-yard free relay ... placed 10th in the 200-yard butterfly (2:07.73) and 12th in the 500-yard free (5:03.61) ... had UNM's second best time of the season in the 500-yard free (5:02.26) and 100-yard fly (59.65) ... posted the Lobos' third best time in the 200-yard free (1:54.75) and 200-yard fly (2:07.73) ... recorded the program's fourth best time in the 100-yard back (1:01.37) and fifth best time in the 100-yard free (54.65) ... before the MWC Championships, held the 15th best time in the conference in the 200-yard fly, 23rd best time in the 500-yard free and 25th best time in the 100-yard fly.
FRESHMAN: Held Lobo top times in the 100 free and 500 free ... school record-holder in the 400 free relay and 800 free relay ... placed 20th in the 500 free and 25th in the 100 free at the MWC Championships ... earned MWC all-academic honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in swimming and two years in track and field at Lakes High School ... led high school team to second place overall finish at the state championships in 1999 and 2000 ... was fourth individually in the 200 free and 6th in the 100 free at the state finals in 2002 and 2003 ... earned first-team all-league honors from 1999-2003 ... was Swimmer of the Year in 2001-02 ... received Coach's Award in 1999 and 2000 ... named Academic Athlete of the Year in 2002-03 ... received the Washington State Honors Award and Washington State Scholastic Achievement Award.
PERSONAL: Born November 10, 1984, in Tacoma, Wash. ... daughter of Tom and Pam Hale ... has one sister, Megan ... enjoys shopping, spending time with family and friends and going to the movies ... favorite athletes are Ian Thorpe and Andy Roddick ... major is Marketing.