More than 800 student-athletes have graduated in past 11 years.
Second honor this season and third of her career
UNLV at Lombardi Pool next Saturday
17 individual top 10 finishes
Five MW teams to compete
2014 Mountain West Championship
2016-17 (Sr.): A MW Academic All-Conference selection ... Represented the Pack in all of its events throughout the year … Earned Mountain West All-Conference honors in the 200-yard IM and the 100 and 200-yard freestyle … Recorded 14 top three finishes, including eight individual victories in three different events … Involved in 246 points at the MW Championships, including 86 individual points … Won the 200-yard IM at the MW Championships, setting a season-best time of 1:58.92 in the process … Placed in the top three in six of the seven 200-yard freestyles she competed in … Earned MW Swimmer of the Week honors on Nov. 1 for her performances against Fresno State, where she led the Pack in three of Nevada’s 12 victories … Finished the 200-yard freestyle at the MW Championships with a season-low time of 1:46.32, which was good enough for second place … Part of Nevada’s 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:18.48) and 800-yard freestyle relay team (7:07.78) that each took second place at the MW Championships … Recorded four of the Pack’s top five times in the 200-yard freestyle … Notched
2015-16 (Jr.): Earned All-Mountain West honors in the 200-yard IM and the 200-yard freestyle … Named to the 2016 spring Mountain West All-Academic team … Swam in every regular season event and the Mountain West Championships, competing in freestyle and individual medley events … Member of Nevada’s 800-yard freestyle relay team that broke a school record and achieved an NCAA “A” qualifying time … Competed in the NCAA Championships for a second consecutive season, helping Nevada place 26th in the 800 free relay at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Atlanta … Advanced to the A finals and placed third in the 200 IM (2:01.96) and fourth in the 200 free (1:47.49) at the conference meet … Also advanced to the B finals and placed 13th overall in the 100 free at the conference meet … Accounted for 69 points at the Mountain West Championships … Tallied 14 first place finishes in the regular season … Won the 200 free in all six dual meets … Was named Mountain West Swimmer of the Week after winning three individual events and helping win three relays in Nevada’s title at the Pacific Invitational … 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 (So.): Competed in the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C., in the 100 and 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard IM … Named to the All-Mountain West team for the second straight season after winning two events at the conference meet … Broke the 200 free school record and defended her title at the MW Championships, touching the wall in 1:45.68 … Broke the 100 free school record in 49.14 to place third at the MW Championships … Placed third in the 200 IM in 1:59.16 at the MW Championship, which was Nevada’s second-fastest time in program history … Was a member of four relay teams that set school records (400, 800, 200 medley and 400 medley) … On the season, competed in the 50, 100 and 200 free, 200 and 400-yard IM and 100-yard breaststroke …. Posted 10 first place finishes on the season … Named to the Academic All-Mountain West team … Helped the Wolf Pack post an 8-2 dual record, place third at the MW Championships and 33rd at the NCAA Championships … Letterwinner.
2013-14 (Fr.): Named to the Mountain West All-Conference Team … Mountain West Champion in the 200-yard freestyle after posting a season-best time of 1:46.56 … Also placed fourth in the 200-yard IM with a season-best time of 1:59.12 and sixth in the 100 free (50.26) at the conference championships … Named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference team … Won medalist honors in the 100 freestyle (52.53) in season-opening win over Pacific … Led Pack to victory over Fresno State, winning the 100 freestyle (51.92) and 200 IM (2:05.98), while placing runner-up in the 50 freestyle (24.33) … Against UC Davis, placed second in the 50 freestyle (24.50) and 100 freestyle (53.54), and third in the 200 freestyle (1:53.94) … Won the 100 free against UCSB in a time of 51.75 … Placed first in the 200 IM (2:05.77) and runner-up in the 200 breaststroke (2:23.98) against Cal State East Bay … Led the Pack against San Jose State with a win in the 200 free (1:51.23) and a runner-up performance in the 100 free (51.77) … In a tri-meet with UNLV and Wyoming, placed second in the 200 free (1:52.86) and third in the 100 free (51.92) and 500 free (5:05.08) … Helped the Pack earn Scholar All-America team honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.37 … Letterwinner.
PRIOR TO NEVADA
Attended Max-Josef-Shift Gymnasium in Munich, Germany … A freestyle swimmer who has posted the equivalent of two U.S. Olympic Trials cuts to date ... In the 100 meter freestyle, she has recorded a personal best of 57.04 in a long-course pool, which equates to a 50.42 time in yards ...In the 200 meter IM, she has recorded a personal best of 2:17.86, which translates to 2:00.90 in yards.
Born Teresa Heide Luise Baerens … Majoring in mechanical engineering … Daughter of Nikolaus and Claudia Baerens ... Likes to play the violin and the piano when she has the time … Has two siblings, including Antonia, who is a sophomore on the team.