Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Lisa Pursley
Lisa Pursley


Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Coronado HS





Personal Bests
200 free - 1:50.70
100 fly - 54.21
200 fly - 1:02.10

2002-03: Three-time All-American in 2003... Part of a 200 medley relay that finished fifth at 2003 NCAA Championships... Also helped the 400 medley relay finish seventh and the 200 free relay come in 13th... Swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships, finishing fourth... Also placed 11th in the 100 fly (54.51), 14th in the 100 back (57.01), 14th in the 200 fly (2:02.64) at Pac-10s... Won both the 100 fly (56.01) and the 200 fly (2:04.60) against Arizona State... Was 11th in the 200 fly (2:04.56) at the 2002 Texas Invitational... Against Wisconsin, placed second in the 200 fly (2:05.76) in her first collegiate meet... Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award winner...

Prep: Lettered twice swimming at Coronado High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.... All-Colorado selection as both a freshman and a senior... Team Most Valuable Athlete those same years... Set the state record in the 100 fly... Set school records in the 100 fly, 100 back, 50 free, 100 free and 200 IM... Was the state champion in both the 100 back and 100 fly... Swam for the Air Force Academy Falfins club team out of Colorado Springs... Set a team record in the 100 back... Part of the 800 free relay that finished eighth at Nationals...

Personal: Born Lisa Ann Pursley on July 7, 1984, in Canberra, Australia... Daughter of Dennis and Mary Jo Pursley... Father is the former director of U.S. Swimming... Older brother Brian swims at North Carolina State... Has three other younger brothers... Majoring in education.