LMU Congratulates 85 student-athletes who graduated on Saturday.
LMU's 15 All-Academic selections were the second-most in the MPSF.
Kjirsten Magnuson earns First Team selection for 100 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle record swims.
LMU swimmers competed in 11 evening finals on Saturday.
The LMU swimming team will travel to the MPSF Championships this week.
Interview Prior to MPSF Championships
Interview with Mary Kate Short Prior to University of Alaska Trip
The LMU swimming team swam against the LMU men's basketball in friendly competition.
Junior Mary Kate Short talks about the upcoming Malibu Invitational.
Mary Kate Short is in her third season with LMU swimming...
2012-13... had a strong showing at the MPSF Championships, earning 11th place in the 1650 freestyle and 22nd in the 500 freestyle... split at the 1000 yd. of 10:25.28 was within .5 seconds of LMU's program record... won the 1650 at the Malibu Invitational and was a consistent scorer for the Lions in dual meets throughout the season, including a first-place victory over Cal Baptist in the 500 freestyle... MPSF Academic All-Conference selection... selected team captain for 2013-14 season...
2011-12... swam a season best 1:57.98 in the 200 freestyle... swam a season best 5.05.83 in the 500 freestyle... swam a season best 17:32.88 in the 1650 freestyle... swam a season best 4.35.43 in the 400 IM...
2010-11... made an instant impact in distance events for LMU throughout the season, earning "Freshman of the Year" and "Most Improved" awards after dropping over 25 seconds in the 1650, 10 seconds in the 400 IM and eight seconds in 500 freestyle... qualified for the consolation finals at the MPSF Championships, finishing 14th in the 400 IM with a 4:32.89, fourth-fastest in LMU history and16th in the 1650 with the second-fastest time in LMU history (17:21.30)... was also 22nd in the 500 freestyle with a 5:04.61, fourth in LMU history... swam to lifetime-best times in the 100 and 200 butterfly, and 100 and 200 freestyle throughout the season... picked up a win in the 1650 against USD and Fresno State at the Valley Invitational...
A 2010 graduate of Reno High School in Reno, Nev... a four-year varsity letterwinner... served as team captain in her senior year... an All-League selection in all four years... named All-Region as a freshman, junior and senior... an integral part of Reno's State Championship team in 2008... helped her team to the Northern Nevada Regional Championship in all four seasons...
Mary Katherine Short was born on November 12, 1991 in Mountain View, Calif... parents are Kim and Mike Short... has two brothers, Thomas and Kevin... father played water polo at West Valley College and Santa Clara University... was recruited by Cal Lutheran and Occidental, but chose LMU because of the academic programs and majors... an animation major.
|Best Collegiate Times
|400 Individual Medley||4:32.69|
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