Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Hannah Ross
Position: Back / IM
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho
High School: Highland HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Six-time All-American...Seventh on the Arizona school record list in the 200 back, eighth in the 200 I.M....Has qualified for the NCAA all three seasons...Transferred to Arizona after her freshman season following the University of Washington dropping its swimming program.

2010-11: Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas in both the 200 individual medley and the 200 backstroke...Finished 11th overall in the 200 back with a finals time of 1:54.00...Was 16th overall in the 200 individual medley in 1:58.95...Ross' preliminary 200 I.M. of 1:58.18 ranked in as UA's fastest in the event during '10-'11.

2009-10: In her first year training at Arizona, was an Honorable Mention All-American at the NCAA Championships in West Lafayette, Ind. in the 200 backstroke with a 14th place finish time of 1:54.90...Also competed in the 200 I.M. and 100 backstroke...Recorded Arizona's four fastest 100 back time and fifth fastest 200 back time on the season.

2008-09: Standout freshman season while swimming at Washington under coach Whitney Hite...Garnered Honorable Mention All-American status at NCAA Championships in College Station, Texas in the 200 back, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay for the Huskies...Recorded a personal best in the 200 back preliminaries with a 1:53.89.

What stood out to you about the University of Arizona? The tremendous coaching staff we have here and the overall team culture.

Fast Five
Favorite Book: Dear John
What's on your iPod? Lil Wayne
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Sports Star: Shaun White
Favorite Place To Visit: Sun Valley, Idaho

Personal Bests:
100 Back: 53.70
200 Back: 1:53.89
200 I.M.: 1:58.18