At Rice 2010-2011:Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Sidelined from competition for most of the season while fighting back from a nagging injury... Worked hard to compete with her teammates for the first time in two years... Swam a career-best 58.51 in the 100-yard butterfly at the C-USA Championships held across town at the University of Houston... Finished sixth on the team in the 100-butterfly... Posted the Owls' fourth-best 200-butterfly with a season-best 2:07.61 at the LSU multi meet in Baton Rouge, La.... Raced in the 400-individual medley at the Phill Hansel Invitational in the fall.
2009-2010: C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice University Honor Athlete; Was sidelined from competition due to a nagging injury... Worked hard to get healthy and rejoin her teammates for the 2010-2011 season.
2008-2009: C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Was swimming and competing well, but was sidelined with an injury midway through her first season with the team... Won the 200-yard butterfly at the Nebraska Cornhusker Invitational in the fall, posting a career-best 2:03.93 that stood as the team's third-best time for the remainder of the season... Helped Rice claim the team championship of the Cornhusker Invitational with a 4:36.45 in the 400-individual medley (finishing eighth overall) and a 5:10.18 in the 500-freestyle... Showed some versatility by swimming the mile, the 200-free and 100-butterfly in various fall meets.
A 2008 graduate of the Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio... Won the 2008 Carter Award for athletic excellence by a female student... Finished prep career among the school's top swimmers in 100- and 200-butterfly, and 500-freestyle... Coached in swimming by Jerry Holtrey and Rick Stacy... Versatile athlete who earned three varsity letters in track & field... Served as the Hawks' team captain... Hawken Cum Laude Society... Finished in the top one percent of her class.
Swam for the Silver Dolphins... Junior Nationals qualifier in both butterfly events... USA Swimming Academic All-America.
Full Name: Louise Ann Gliga. Born: March 23, 1990 in Cleveland, Ohio. Parents: Lucius and Monica Gliga of Orange Village, Ohio (two sisters). College: Will Rice.