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Taryn Ternent
Taryn Ternent

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Johannesburg, South Africa

High School:
Edenvale '96

Event:
Backstroke, Butterfly, Sprint

Birthdate:
04/01/1979

Experience:
1V



WSU CAREER
Freshman (2000-01)...broke the WSU record in the 50 freestyle and placed eighth at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 23.26 seconds...swam the lead leg on the 200 freestyle relay team that broke the school record and placed fifth at Pac-10's with a time of 1:33.95...also was a member of the school-record breaking 400 freestyle relay team at Pac-10's...clocked a 50.92 in the 100 freestyle to secure second place on WSU's all-time list for the event and place 11th at Pac-10's...grabbed second position on the school's all-time list for the 100 backstroke with a time of 57.11 en route to placing 15th at Pac-10's...also holds 10th place on WSU's all-time list in the 100 butterfly.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB CAREER
Attended Edenvale High, graduating in November, 1996...captained swim team...also played netball and tennis...has been competing internationally since leaving high school...could not swim in the SA 2000 Olympic Trials because of a broken foot...ranked the top sprinter among country's college recruits for 2000...swam for the Dolphins Swim Club out of Johannesburg, which is coached by Dean Price...also a member of the National SA Open team under the coaching of Wayne Riddin.

PERSONAL
Born April 1, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa to parents Trevor and Laurraine Ternent...brother Devon...sister Hayley...enjoys poetry, movies and sports...during high school won a merit award for drama...member of the Standard Nine Committee that organizes school functions and the annual Matric Dance...looking for a degree in broadcast production.

EVENT	        TIME	MEET	                DATE
50 freestyle	23.26	Pac-10 Championships	2/22/01
100 freestyle	50.92	Pac-10 Championships	2/24/01
100 backstroke	57.11	Pac-10 Championships	2/23/01
100 butterfly	58.51	Patriot Invitational	12/2/00
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