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Bradford Selected as League’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year

14th Mid to win the award


Mids Earn Swimming & Diving Academic Accolade from League

7 posted a 4.00 GPA


Seven Mids Earn CSCAA Academic Accolade

Five were members of Class of 2016


Navy Swimmers Head to U.S. Olympic Trials

11 to compete at meet, 13 qualified


Bradford Nominated for NCAA Woman-of-the-Year Award

Now placed on national ballot


2016 Major Athletic Award Winners

2016 Major Athletic Award Winners


W Swim Dive vs. Army

Women's swimming & diving vs. Army. Dec. 10, 2015. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


W Swimming & Diving vs. Johns Hopkins

Women's swimming and diving vs. Johns Hopkins, Jan. 28, 2015 Photos by Phil Hoffmann

Academic Honors –– Was tabbed as the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year for her sport in both 2014 and ‘15 ... earned CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-America honors in 2014 and received first-team laurels in 2015 ... has received academic honors from the USNA in five semesters ... was named to the 2013, ‘14 and ‘15 Patriot League Academic Honor Rolls.

Athletic Honors –– Received First -Team All-Patriot League laurels in 2013, ‘14 and ’15.

2014-15 –– Won the 200 breast, placed second in the 100 breast and fifth in the 200 IM at the Patriot League Championship ... also helped Navy win the 400 medley relay at the meet ... went on to win the 200 IM, place second in the 100 breast and fourth in the 200 breast at the ECAC Championship ... her clocking of 2:03.74 at the meet in the 200 IM was a career-best time.

2013-14 –– Won the 200 breast while placing second in the 100 breast and fifth in the 200 IM at the Patriot League Championship ... posted career-best times in both breaststroke events (1:02.61, 100 breast; 2:14.43, 200 breast) in winning the two events against Army ... those two wins were among her nine recorded during the regular season, which tied for second on the team ... was named as the Patriot League Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 11.

2012-13 –– Placed second in the 100 breast, fourth in the 200 breast and seventh in the 200 IM at the Patriot League Championship ... swept both breaststroke events during Navy’s dual meet against George Mason and Loyola ... that performance led her to being selected as the Patriot League Swimmer of the Week ... placed second in an individual event 12 times during the regular season.

High School –– Graduated from Knoxville Catholic High School ... previously attended Idaho Falls High School for three years ... lettered in swimming in each of her four years ... won the state (Tenn.) title in the 100 breast and 200 IM events as a senior ... tabbed as the Tennessee High School Female Swimmer of the Year ... was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Math Honor Society ... swam for the Pilot Aquatic Club.

Personal –– Honors systems engineering major.

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