Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 17, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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2005-06 Competition: Participated at the 2006 NCAA Championships where she placed 29th in the 200 back (1:59.65) and qualified for the 200 IM... At the 2006 Pac-10 Championships, finished 16th in the 200 back (2:01.38) and 23rd in the 100 back (58.15)... Against ASU, finished fourth in both the 100 (59.52) and 200 back (2:05.61)... Was fourth in the 200 back against Texas (2:03.62) and took sixth-place in the 400 IM (2:03.62)... At California, finished fourth in the 1000 free (10:25.06) and finished fifth ion the 200 IM... Finished fourth in the 1000 free against Stanford while finishing fifth in the 200 back... Against Northern Arizona, Oregon State and Washington, finished third in the 200 IM (2:09.80) and fourth in the 100 fly (59.10)... Finished 16th in the 200 IM at the 2005 Texas Invitational (2:04.19)... Versus UCLA, finished fourth in three events including the 1000 free, 400 IM and the 200 back... Won the 200 back against USC (2:02.01)... Finished sixth in the 400 IM in the season opener against Wisconsin and Penn State.


National & International Competition: Finalist in the 200-meter back at Senior Nationals....Competed at the 2004 Olympic Trials... Is a 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 back, 200 back and 400 IM.


Prep: Was a four-year letterwinner for swimming under Coach Brian Holm... Was a four-time high school MVP... Three-time state champion in the 100 back and one-time champion in the 200 IM.


Personal: Born Kathryn Ann Thompson on Feb. 14, 1987 in Roseburg, Ore. ... Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Thompson... Older brother, Chris, swam for the University of Michigan and was a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist in the 1500-meter free...Member of Phi Eta Sigma national honor society... Major is pre-med.


Personal Bests:

200 back ?- 1:58.36

200 IM ?- 2:04.19

400 IM ?- 4:23.00




Margo Geer P12 WOTY