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Gretchen Chambers
Gretchen Chambers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Adelaide, Australia

High School:
Norwood Morialta '95

Event:
Distance, Freestyle

Birthdate:
10/27/1977

Experience:
3V



WSU CAREER
1999...Relay team member breaking the oldest school record in the 800 freestyle relay at Pac-10 Championships with a 7:53.79...marked a lifetime best time in the 1,650 freestyle event with a time of 17:24.02 which is the third fastest time in Cougar history...posted another lifetime best in the 500 freestyle at Pac-10s...ranked fourth on the all-time top ten list in both the 500 and 1,000 freestyle...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention...1998...Set personal best times in two events...eclipsed times in 500 and 1,650 freestyle at the Pac-10 Championships...finished 17th in the 1,650 in a time of 17:32.52, 28th in 500 freestyle with a 5:03.13 and 29th in 200 butterfly with a 2:11.59 ...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention...1997...finished 18th in the 100 freestyle and 14th in the 200 butterfly at the Husky Invitational...member of 800 freestyle relay team.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Competed for four years in netball, swimming, and team triathlon events at Norwood Morialta...team captain of swimming team as a junior...team finished first in high school championships during senior season...team captain...received school's Sportsman of the Year Award...placed sixth in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the 1992 Olympic Trails in Australia...competed for the Norwood Swim Club.

PERSONAL
Born October 27, 1977 in Adelaide, Australia to parents Don and Sue Chambers...brother Tyson...twin sister Bianca...enjoys reading and traveling to new places...loves most water activities - especially water polo...psychology major with a marketing minor at WSU.

COUGAR HIGHLIGHTS
* Three-time Letterwinner
* Two-time Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention
* WSU All-Time Top Ten List
* 1999-2000 Team Captain

Washington State Cougars Women's Swimming