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Abbey McIntosh Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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Personal Bests
100 free - 52.01
200 free - 1:50.90

Prep: Four-year swimming letterwinner at Tucson's University High School under coach Mike Ward... Team captain as a senior... Was chosen as her team's Most Valuable Athlete all four years... 2003 NISCA All-American in 100 free, 200 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay... 2003 National High School Athletic Institute All-American Scholar-Athlete... Four-time All-Arizona and All-Sonoran Region selection... Team was state runner-up her senior year... Individual state and regional champion in both the 100 and 200 free... Regional record holder in the 200 free... 2002 Arizona Daily Star Southern Arizona Girls Swimmer of the Year... Arizona state champion in 200 free and runner-up in 100 free as a junior... Three-time Scholastic All-American... Competed for Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics club team... Part of a 200 medley relay that set a state record in club competition... Named to the "Gold Medal Club" in 2002 by the USA Swimming Club Excellence Program... Was the high-point scorer at both the 1999 and 1998 Arizona State Championships (club)... Recipient of the Spirit of Discovery Scholarship from the UA... Four-year honor roll student...

Personal: Born Abigail Anne McIntosh on April 11, 1985, in Tucson, Ariz.... Daughter of Mike and Debbie McIntosh... Has one older sister, Katie, and a younger sister, Emily...Wants to pursue a degree in architecture because she enjoys math and art and wants a career that allows her to be creative... Says she chose the University of Arizona because of "the UA's renowned architecture program, the motivating team and coaches, and because I couldn't leave the Tucson sunshine, mountains and great Mexican food."

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