At Nevada: 2012-13 (Senior): Peaked in her final races at Nevada, putting in a strong performance at the MW Championships ... Was 14th in the 200 free (1:50.09), 18th in the 200 back (2:02.78) and 25th in the 100 back (58.18) ... Had two top-fives against Fresno State and Fresno Pacific in Nevada's double-dual and single dual against San Jose State ... Was second in the 200 free against New Mexico ... Also had a fourth in that meet. 2011-12 (Junior): Swam the anchor leg of Nevada's winning 400-yard relay team against Pacific ... Team came in with a time of 3:36.59 ... Also a part of two winning relay teams in Nevada's second dual meet with Seattle ... 200-medely relay time of 1:50.51 ... 400-yard freestyle relay time of 3:39.81 ... Three individual top fives vs Fresno State (4th 50 free, 26.11, 4th 100 back, 1:03.58, 4th 200 back, 2:16.93). 2010-11 (Sophomore): Swam freestyle for Nevada ... Also competed as part of the Pack's freestyle relay team ... Recorded season-best times in the 100-yard (53.02), 200-yard (5:07.47) and 500-yard (5:07.47) freestyle events at the WAC Championships. 2009-10 (Freshman): Took sixth in the 200-yard freestyle against UC Davis, Seattle and Pacific ... Placed fifth in the 200-yard freestyle against Fresno State ... Swam 55.56 in the 100-yard freestyle at the Toshiba Classic to finish 146 out of 206 swimmers.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in swimming & diving at Galena High School in Reno, Nev. for coaches Charlene Rigdon and Nonie Wainwright ... Helped the team to third place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relays at the regional ... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle as an individual ... Named to the academic team each of her four years at Galena ... Secretary of the National Honor Society ... Also swam for coach Matt Benedict with the Reno Aquatic Club ... Team placed third at the Nevada State Championships ... Placed sixth in both the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle events.
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Amy Ploussard ... Says she is too busy with swimming and classes to have any other hobbies ... Chose Nevada because it was close to home and she could swim ... Selected the Pack over Cal Poly and San Diego State ... Father Steve swam at MSU for four years ... Lists Michael Phelps as her sports hero.