Women's Swimming

Sofia Abrate
Sofia Abrate

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Xavier College Prep

Height:
5-9

Event:
Backstroke/Breaststroke



04/10/2014

Fifteen LMU Swimmers Named MPSF All-Academic

LMU's 15 All-Academic selections were the second-most in the MPSF.

02/24/2014

Five Lions Earn All-MPSF Honors

Kjirsten Magnuson earns First Team selection for 100 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle record swims.

02/22/2014

Lions Swim in 11 Finals to Close MPSF Championships

LMU swimmers competed in 11 evening finals on Saturday.

02/21/2014

50 Freestyle Record Falls on Day Two of MPSF Championships

Kjirsten Magnuson broke the existing 50 freestyle record on Thursday night.

02/21/2014

Four LMU Records Fall on Friday at MPSF Championships

Four LMU swimming records fell on Friday at the MPSF Championships.

09/27/2013

Women's Swimming Swims Against Men's Basketball

The LMU swimming team swam against the LMU men's basketball in friendly competition.

10/02/2013

Women's Swimming Intrasquad - September 28, 2013

This meet determined LMU's automatic travel squad for the upcoming Alaska - Fairbanks trip.

BRIEFLY
Sofia Abrate is in her second season with LMU swimming... also an accomplished student at LMU, Sofia serves as a student-athlete mentor, and has an impressive GPA of 3.74...

AT LMU
2012-13... a great asset to the Lions during her freshman year, adding much depth and success in backstroke, IM, and breaststroke events... added her name to the record books in the 200 backstroke as the eight-fastest woman in LMU history (2:08.94) and the 10th-fastest woman in the 100 backstroke (59.63)...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Xavier College Prep in Phoenix, Ariz... a four-year varsity letterwinner under coach Colleen Murphy... garnered Xavier Outstanding Senior Athlete award... voted most improved swimmer as a sophomore... helped her team to the State Championship all four years of high school... an AIA Scholar-Athlete in each year of competition... also competed in track and field as a sophomore in high school...

PERSONAL
Sofia Belen Abrate was born on December 2, 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina... parents are Bibiana and Daniel Abrate... has one brother, Tomas... considered Seattle University, San Diego, UC San Diego and Saint Louis University, but chose LMU because of the sense of community she felt when on campus, its location and Jesuit affiliation... a health and human science major.

Best Collegiate Times
100 Backstroke
59.63
200 Backstroke 2:08.94
100 Breaststroke 1:12.84
200 Individual Medley 2:14.88

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