Briana Peterson
Briana  Peterson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Millikan HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Freestyle

Experience:
1L


07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/06/2016

Wolf Pack well represented on Spring Academic All-Mountain West team

Pack placed 87 on the spring list

07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

2015-16 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Representative

NEVADA
2016-17 (Jr.):
Competed in four regular season events for Nevada, as well as the MW Championships … Found herself swimming in eight different events throughout the course of the season … Recorded four season-best times at the conference meet, swimming in the 500-yard freestyle (5:17.17), 1,650-freestyle (18:18.10), 100-yard backstroke (1:01.62) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:11.76) … Posted a fifth place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle against San Jose State with a time of 11:47.05 … Tallied a season-best sixth place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (2:08.50) against UNLV … A Silver and Blue Scholar-Athlete … Letterwinner.

2015-16 (So.): Earned Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors and was named to the spring MW All-Academic team … Competed in all seven regular season events and the MW Championships, competing primarily in freestyle and backstroke events … Tallied four season-best times at the conference meet, swimming in the 200 free (1:57.69), 500 free (5:16.08), 100 back (1:02.30) and 200 back (2:12.83) … Also swam in the 100 free (56.13) at the MW Championships … Tallied a season-best fourth-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle during Nevada’s dual win over Fresno State … Helped lead the Wolf Pack to an undefeated 10-0 record, the first Mountain West championship in program history and a top 25 CSCAA national ranking … Letterwinner.

2014-15 (Fr.): Competed in every meet in her true freshman season and earned her first collegiate letter … On the season, saw action in the 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000-yard freestyle and the 200-yard backstroke … Posted career-best times at the Mountain West Championships in the 50 free (25.86), 100 free (55.00), 200 free (1:57.23) and the 500 free (5:10.64) … Placed fourth in the 1,000 free in a dual against Cal State East Bay with a season-best time of 11:29.78 … Helped Nevada post an 8-2 dual record and place third at the MW Championships … Letterwinner.

PRIOR TO NEVADA
A graduate of Millikan High School in Long Beach, Calif. … Holds Millikan’s school record in the 200 freestyle relay … Competed for club team Lakewood Aquatics …. Owns Lakewood Aquatics records in 200-meter backstroke and 1,500-meter freestyle … named to the All-Moore League first team in 2014 … won the 500-meter freestyle in the all-conference meet (5:16.47).

PERSONAL
Born Briana Larenne Peterson … Daughter of Joe and Cindy Peterson … Has one sister, Melissa, and one brother, Joey … Intends to major in Community Health Sciences … Chose Nevada over interest from Cal State Bakersfield, Cal State East Bay, Western State Colorado and Colorado Mesa … Hobbies include paddle boarding and the outdoors.

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