Seventy-two associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will participate in Spring Commencement May 3rd
The pair were Tech's honorees for 2011-12
Both teams, and 12 individuals, were honored for academic achievement in the Spring semester
A record 10 Yellow Jackets earned Trials' cuts in 2012.
Junior diver Brandon Makinson is a three-time honoree
Swimming & Diving sweeps Emory on Senior Day
In Tech's Record Books:
As a Junior in 2010-11: Set a new season best time in the 500-Free (4:51.04), and career bests in the 100-Back (54.66) and the 200-Back (1:56.98) at the ACC Championships ... Her 100-Back and 200-Back times also set new school records ... Part of the 400-Medley relay team to set the school record of 3:42.02 and the 400-Free relay team to set the second fastest time in school history with a 3:21.64 finish at the ACC Championships ... Recorded a season best time at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 200-Free (1:52.03) ... Posted a first place finish and a season best time in the 100-Free (52.69) and a first place finish in the 200-Free (1:52.23) vs. Darton ... Took first place in the 100-Back (57.20) vs. NCSU.
As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Set a new personal-best during her sophomore season in the 500-Free after hitting the wall in 4:50.77 at the 2010 ACC Championships ... mark was the 17th best of the championships ... Also set new personal bests in the 100 and 200-Back at the ACC Championships ... hit the wall in 1:57.68 to finish 10th overall in the 200-Back and finished in 55.25 in the 100-Back to place 18th ... Finished first in both the 100 and 200-Back vs. Emory touching the wall in 56.79 and 2:03.05 respectively ... Earned a first place finish in the 100-Back with a time of 57.25 vs. NC State ... Took home second in the 200-Back with a time of 2:05.94 at UNC ... Finished first in both the 100 and 200-Back at Duke with times of 56.91 and 2:03.90 respectively.
As A Freshman In 2008-09: Part of the Tech record-setting 200-Free relay team (1:33.16) at the ACC Championships ... Set career-highs in the 50-Free (23.69), 100-Back (55.96) and 200-Back (1:59.38) at the ACC Championships ... Also established career-bests in the 100-Free (52.69) at the ConocoPhillips U.S. Short Course Nationals.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Gary Webb ... Was part of four state championship teams ... Set a new high school record in the 100-Back in 2008 and won the title ... Two-time All-American and 2008 recipient of the Seahawk Award ... Qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 100-Back with her time of 1:04.19 at the OVC Meet ... Class Valedictorian as well as member of the National Honors Society and Beta Club.
Personal: Born Heidi Jill Hatteberg on July 11, 1990, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ... Parents are Kent and Hope Hatteberg ... Has two older sisters, Sarah and Lindsay ... Father was director of the choir at the University of Louisville that won the choir Olympics as well as the Kentucky Ambassadors ... Chose Georgia Tech because of its education, swimming and proximity to home ... Hobbies include singing, dancing, running, sewing and designing ... An Aerospace Engineering major.