Women's Swimming

Kristen Lutjen
Kristen Lutjen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit High School

Height:
5-9

Event:
Backstroke/IM/Freestyle

Experience:
3V



Briefly... Kristen Lutjen is in her fourth season with LMU swimming...

At LMU... 2009...added versatility and depth to the Lion squad, scoring in three events at the PCSC Conference Championship with personal best times in the 100 backstroke (16th) and 100 butterfly (18th)... also scored 14th in the 200 backstroke... contributed points throughout the season with top three finishes in backstroke events against CSUB, Seattle University and Fresno State...2008... a PCSC All-Conference selection for her fifth place finish in the 200 backstroke achieving a personal best time of 2:10.06 and becoming the second fastest 200 backstroker in LMU program history... also placed 12th in the 100 backstroke with a personal best of 1:01.28 and 22nd in the 200 IM with a personal best of 2:13.98... scored 42 points in the championship meet contributing to the Lion's first ever team championships... scored in backstroke and individual medley events in dual meets throughout the season... 2007... added much needed depth to the Lions in the backstroke events and improved throughout the season ending with personal best times in the PCSC Championships... placed 15th in the 200 backstroke with a 2:15.53 and 26th in the 100 with a 1:02.57... received the "Hardest Worker (kicking)" award in her freshman season...

High School... a 2006 graduate of Jesuit High School in Portland, Ore... earned four varsity letters for Coach Stoddart Smith...

Personal... Kristen Lutjen was born February 25, 1988, in Portland, Ore... daughter of David and Reiko Lutjen... has one older brother, Matt... a business administration major.


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