Lina Daugvilaite joins the WSU coaching staff after ending an outstanding fouryear career as a student-athlete for the Cougars. She currently holds three total spots on the Washington State University All-Time Top Ten List in the 500 free style, 1000 freestyle and 1650 freestyle events. She is ranked sixth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:57.97 set in February of her senior year. She holds the fifth best time in the 1000 freestyle (10:15.31) set in December 2007 and is second to last year's volunteer assistant coach, Erin McCleave, in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:52.26 also set in December 2007. She received the 2008 Cougar Swim Team Award as a senior.
In her junior year, Daugvilaite scored at the Pac-10 Championships by placing 22nd in the 1650 freestyle with a season best time of 17:14.48. She swam a season best time in the 500 freestyle at the Pac-10 Championships and placed third in the 500 freestyle against Oregon State as well as against Washington. Daugvilaite also swam a season best time in the 1000 freestyle at Oregon State and placed first in the 1000 freestyle against Cal State Northridge.
As a sophomore, Daugvilaite placed second in the 200 freestyle at the Florida International Invitational. She placed second in the 800 freestyle relay and won the 1500 freestyle relay at the Golden Panther Invitational. Daugvilaite placed third in the 1000 freestyle against California and placed 18th individually in the 1650 freestyle at Pac-10 Championships.
Daugvilaite joined the Cougars in January of 2005 and scored at the Pac-10 Championships in the "A" 800 freestyle relay and by placing 19th in the 1650 Freestyle. She earned all three of her all-time top 10 and lifetime best marks at the Pac-10 Championships in the 500, 1000, and 1650 freestyle She also swam on the "B" 400 freestyle relay team at the Pac-10 meet that same year. Daugvilaite was born in Kaunas, Lithuania to parents Rolandas and Lidija. She has one younger brother, Vytis.
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