AT TOWSON: (Junior) Named CAA Women's Swimming Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... became first woman in Towson program history to qualify for United States Olympic Swimming trials ... finished 65th in the 200-meter butterfly with a time of 2:16.62 ... third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle event at the CAA Championship meet with a time of 4:50.57 ... also placed third in the 100-yard butterfly (54.73) and second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:59.06) at the CAA's. (Sophomore) Continued to establish herself in her second season ... solid freestyle swimmer with excellent backstroke times ... finished fourth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:50.34 at the CAA Championships ... finished 16th at the CAAs in the 200-yard backstroke after swimming 2:01.06 in the preliminaries ... finished second to teammate Cari Czarnecki in the 200-yard butterfly at the CAAs with a time of 1:59.97. (Freshman) Helped Tigers set CAA record in 400-yard freestyle relay as a freshman ... finished eighth in 200-yard freestyle at 2011 CAA Championship with time of 1:53.24 ... won consolation final of 100-yard freestyle at CAA Meet with time of 51.23 seconds ... also earned sixth place in consolation final of 500-yard freestyle at CAA Meet ... earned honorable mention Scholar All-America notice from the CSCAA.
At Vernon Hills H.S.: Two-sport athlete who also competed on water polo team ... earned All-America consideration in 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly ... good student who was member of Honor Roll.
Personal: Lists her parents as the people she admires the most ... avid Chicago Fire fan ... favorite TV shows are “The Mentalist” and “Glee” ... lists Chris Colfer and Darren Criss as her favorite actors ... enjoys listening to music by Darren Criss and The Fray ... most memorable experience is winning the CAA Championships last year ... father competed on swimming team at University of Kansas and works as an actuary ... mother is an administrative assistant who attended University of Queensland ... one of five children in family ... daughter of Jim and Jenny Rowland ... born on October 10, 1991 in Evanston, Ill. ... has double major in psychology and anthropology.