Swimming & Diving

Dana West
Dana West

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brookeville, Md.

High School:
Sherwood

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free/Back/Fly

Club:
Montgomery



As a Senior (2006-07): Team captain ... Clocked a season-best time of 25.58 in the 50 free at the ACC Championships ... Swam a time of 56.31 in the 100 free against Emory and North Florida (1/14) ... Ranked second on the team in the 100 back competition by posting a season-best mark of 1:00.79 at the ACC meet ... Swam legs on Tech's 200 and 400 free relay teams ... Finishes Tech career on the All-Time Top 10 list in the 200 freestyle (eighth) and 100 backstroke (10th).

As a Junior (2005-06): Posted season-best times in the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke events at the ACC Championships ... Swam a time of 25.51 in the prelims of the 50 free and a time of 1:00.83 in the prelims of the 100 back ... Clocked a season-best time of 55.88 in the 100 free against Emory (1/28).

As a Sophomore (2004-05): Posted season-best times in the 50 freestyle (24.76), 100 free (53.95) and 200 free (1:55.07) in the prelims at the ACC Championships ... Clocked a season-best time of 1:01.62 in the 100 backstroke at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/19) ... Tallied a season-best time of 1:03.34 in the 100 butterfly at the ACC Quad Meet (10/29) ... Finished the season No. 5 on the team in the 200 free and 100 back.

As a Freshman (2003-04): Ranked second on the Tech squad in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.75 versus NC State (10/25) ... Competed in the consolation finals of the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships, finishing in 21st place with a time of 59.79 ... Posted a time of 54.14 in the 100 free at the ACC meet ... Tallied a mark of 1:54.81 in the prelims of the 200 free at the conference championship ... Swam season-best times of 24.90 in the 50 free and 59.73 in the 100 back at the UGA Invitational (12/6) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Sherwood High School under coach Bill Shechtman ... Montgomery County champion in senior year ... Named captain ... Selected as the team's most valuable swimmer as a junior and senior ... Earned all-county honors by the Journal and Gazette in all four years ... 2002 Metropolitan 200 freestyle champion ... Holder of the 200 free relay county record (2001) and 200 medley relay Montgomery County record (2002) ... National and Spanish Honor Society ... Member of the Student Government Association (treasurer) and project change, principal's committee ... Honor Roll student for all four years and a Scholar Athlete ... Graduated in top five percent of her class ... Named Academic Senior Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born Dana Lindsay West on Sept. 7, 1985 in Takoma Park, My. ... Parents are Gail and Gregg West ... Has two sisters, Rachel and Sasha ... Majoring in management.

West's Career Top Times
EVENT TIME
50 free 24.46
100 free 51.41
200 free 1:52.52
100 fly 57.47
100 back 58.71
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