How I chose my Rice number: "Honestly I didn't really care, but then I thought it would be fun to go around and tell everyone that I was 'Number One' and have it actually be true." - Skylar Craig
At Rice -- 2008: Reached even greater competitive heights as a junior by setting a new Rice record in the 100-backstroke (55.88)... Set the new school mark with a fourth-place finish in the 100-back at the Conference USA championships... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100-back and 100-butterfly... Registered the the team's top time in the 100-fly (55.34) to take fifth at the C-USA's... Finished sixth in the league in the 200-back (2:03.92)... Proved to be one of the best relay option's... Swam the third leg of the school record-setting, C-USA champion 200-medley relay team... Also swam backstroke on the 400-medley relay team that took second in conference... Member of Rice's silver medal-winning 200- and 400-freestyle relays.
2007: Posted an excellent sophomore season... Recorded some of the fastest times in school history to place among the top finishers at the C-USA championships... Won a second-straight silver medal in the backstroke, this time in the 100 with the fifth-fastest mark at Rice (56.95)... Improved on her career-best to take third place in the C-USA 100-fly (55.16), the fourth-fastest time in school history... Was fourth in the 200-back at the conference meet after a 2:01.42 in the prelims... Swam butterfly in the 200-medley relay that set a new school record (1:43.70) and finished second in conference... Member of the Owls' C-USA champion 400-medley relay (the first Rice relay in school history to win a conference title)... Also competed on the 200- and 400-freestyle relays that are among the best in school history... Registered some the team's top freestyle times, including a 23.50 in the 50, a 52.92 in the 100 and a 1:54.09 in the 200...
2006: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll; Competed at the U.S. Senior Nationals over the summer... Recorded an outstanding debut at the C-USA championships by posting top-five finishes in three different events, including a silver medal in the 200-yard backstroke... Took second place in the 200-back with a time of 2:01.28... Finished fourth in the league in the 100-back with season-best time of 57.60... Raced to a fifth-place finish in the 100-fly at the C-USA meet with the fourth-best time in school history (55:37)... Swam the second leg of the 400-free relay that finished second at conference with a time of 3:22.03, crushing a six-year old Rice record... Member of the Owls' 200-free and 200-medley relays that are among the best in school history... Tallied some of the team's top times of the season in the 50-freestyle (24.35) and the 200-butterfly (2:10.89).
High School -- A 2005 graduate of Reno High School in Reno, Nev... National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) all-America in the 100-yard butterfly, 100-backstroke, 200-free relay and 200-medley relay... Won the state title in the 100-backstroke and 100-butterfly and was a member of the Huskies' championship 200-medley and the 200-freestyle relay teams... Coached by Pete Schouweiler... Member of the National Honor Society and school's Honor Roll.
Club -- U.S. Open qualifer for the Reno Aquatic Club... Coached by Dave Hoover.
Personal -- Full Name: Skylar C. Craig. Born: Dec. 6, 1986 in Reno, Nev. Parents: Steve and Collette Craig, Reno (one brother). College: Sid Richardson.
100 Backstroke 55.88
200 Backstroke 2:01.28
50 Freestyle 23.50
100 Freestyle 52.92
200 Freestyle 1:54.09
100 Butterfly 55.16
200 Butterly 2:10.89
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