UNLV at Lombardi Pool next Saturday
17 individual top 10 finishes
Five MW teams to compete
Pack placed 87 on the spring list
Tribute highlights celebration of Wolf Pack students, athletically and academically.
2015-16 (So.): Earned All-Mountain West honors in the pool while also being named to the 2016 spring Mountain West All-Academic team … Competed in all seven regular season events and the Mountain West Championships, swimming primarily in backstroke and freestyle events … Advanced to the A finals and placed fifth overall in the 100-yard backstroke (54.10) at the MW Championships to earn all-conference honors for the second straight season … Advanced to the B finals and placed 10th overall in the 200-yard backstroke (1:58.03) at the conference meet … Also swam in Nevada’s 200-yard medley relay team that placed fourth in the conference meet … Contributed towards 51 team points at the MW championships … Won the 100-yard backstroke in duals against San Jose State and UC Davis while also winning the 200-yard backstroke against San Jose State to tally three event titles in the regular season … 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 … Letter winner.
2014-15 (Fr.): Named to the All-Mountain West team as a true freshman … Placed third in the 100-yard backstroke (53.30) and the 200-yard backstroke (1:56.33) with career-best times at the Mountain West Championships … On the season, saw action in the 50 and 100 free, and the 100 and 200 backs … Posted 11 top-three finishes on the season … Tallied her first collegiate event victory in the 50-yard freestyle (24.91) in a dual against Cal State East Bay … Swam in the 100-yard backstroke in seven meets, placing third or better each time … Also posted a season-best time of 23.64 in the 50 free at the MW Championships … Helped Nevada post an 8-2 dual record and place third at the conference meet … Letter winner … Was an English Junior National Champion in the 100 backstroke in the 2015 summer.
PRIOR TO NEVADA
A graduate of Hindley High School in Greater Manchester, England … Participated in swimming and tennis … Part of school’s medley relay team that won a national championship in 2009 … Helped lead Salford to an Arena League Northwest championship in 2004 … Former age group national record holder … Qualified for the Commonwealth Games trials in 2014, reaching the 50 backstroke final … Competed for the City of Salford Club, a club swim team in Manchester … Multiple finalist in the 2014 British Youth Championship.
Born on Jaeger Tricia Mitchell Turner … Daughter of Terry and Alison Turner … Has three siblings … Intends to major in Community Health Science … Chose Nevada over Ohio … Hobbies include riding horses, spending time with family and volunteering at the local swimming club.