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Whitney Rockwell

 

 

Whitney began swimming for Coastal Maine Aquatics in 1990 at age 6. She set 6 state records by age 8 and by 10 years old she had 8 more including a #1 national ranking in the 50 breaststroke.  By the end of her age group career she had went on to set 16 additional short course records.  She went on to set 8 LCM state records. She was a multiple junior and senior national qualifier and zones champion. At the 2002 Spring U.S. national Championships she finished seventh in the 50m freestyle.

                As a high school swimmer at the Bolles School in Florida, she was a member of the national high school championship team for the 1998 and 99 seasons.  In her junior year she returned to Maine and swam for Cape Elizabeth high school where she was undefeated for the 2000-2002 seasons. In her junior year she won 4 state meet events and set 3 state records. In her senior year she again won 4 state meet events and over the course of the season set 6 state records. She was voted as Maine female swimmer of the year in her junior and senior years as well as being voted captain of her team. She earned high school All-American status her senior year in 3 events (50 free, 100 fly, 100 breaststroke).  She was also a Scholastic  All-American

                 In 2002 she joined the University of California Golden Bears swimming for Olympic coach Teri McKeever. In her two years with the team she was part of a school 200 medley relay record that earned All-American status.  She also qualified for the 2004 Olympic Trials in the 50 freestyle.

                She currently lives in Equador.