Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Whitney Myers
Whitney Myers


Oxford, Ohio

High School:
Cincinnati Ursuline Academy





Personal Bests
100 fly - 53.8
200 fly - 1:57.1
200 free - 1:47.1
500 free - 4:47.1

National & International Competition -- 2002: Finished first in the 100m fly at 2002 Senior National Championships... Also placed third in the 200m fly, fourth in the 220m IM and fifth in the 200m free... Achieved time standards for 2004 Olympic Trials in all four events... 2001: Member of USA Junior National Team... Participated in the Sydney (Australia) Youth Olympic Festival...

Prep: Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Cincinnati's Ursuline Academy under coach Tim Beerman... NISCA All-American in six different events as a senior... Ohio High School Swimmer of the Year as a freshman and a junior... Four-time All-Southwest Ohio, All-Cincinnati and All-Girls Greater Cincinnati League selection... Set an Ursuline record by tallying eight individual state championships and three relay championships during her career there... Set school records in the 100 fly, 200 free and 500 free... Team was district champion and state runner-up her senior year... Was individual state champion in the 100 fly and 200 free the same season... 2003 Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Sports Association Outstanding High School Sportswoman of the Year... 2002 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky March of Dimes Association High School Athlete of the Year... 2002 LaRosa's Female High School Athlete of the Year for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky... Four-year USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team honoree... National Honor Society member... All-GGCL Scholar-Athlete... Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee... Won three first-place medals, set three meet records and broke three pool records at the Speedo Central Zone Sectional in Bloomington, Ind., during July of 2003... Competed for Miami Valley Aquatics Club out of Oxford, Ohio...

Personal: Born Whitney Barrett Myers on Sept. 8, 1985, in Oxford, Ohio... Daughter of Tim and Sally Myers... Has two older brothers, Lindsey and Travis... Her grandfather, Clay Cooper, was a three-sport athlete at the University of Missouri... Has competed for 10 years both regionally and nationally on a dance team in jazz, ballet, tap and tumbling... Says she chose the University of Arizona because of "the quality swim coaches, the undergraduate academics, the world-class facilities and the unique environment."