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Mei Christensen
Mei  Christensen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Reston, Va.

High School:
South Lakes

Height:
5-8

Event:
Back/I.M.

UVA Career Best: 200 I.M. (2:02.01), 100 Back (55.19), 200 Back (1:57.95)

Will come in and immediately challenge as the top 100 and 200 backstroker on the team, along with being one of the top swimmers in the I.M. ... strong competitor who is a proven winner ... will be a contender for the 200 backstroke title in the ACC meet.

Prep & Personal- Two-time state record holder in 200 IM and 100 back ... four-letter athlete and two-time All-Metropolitan ... 2005 Virginia State AAA Team Women's Champion ... Virginia State champion in 200 IM and 100 back ... member of National Honor Society ... honor roll student throughout high school ... recipient of 2005 National Scholastic Silver Award ... Taking Flight mentor ... volunteered at Tall Oaks retirement home ... assistant coach at Curl-Burke Learn to Swim program ... has brother Jonathan (15) ... daughter of Dee and Andrea Christensen ... born August 8, 1988 in Singapore.

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