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  Justine Lin
Justine Lin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas

High School:
The Greenhill School

Height:
5-9

Position:
Backstroke

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Academy of Texas Aquatic Champions


At Rice --
2008-09: Named a Rice University Honor Athlete
; Battled through a nagging injury all season long to score for the team in both backstroke events at the Conference USA Championships held across town at the University of Houston... Finished 12th in the 100-backstroke and 16th in the 200 at the C-USA meet... Swam a season-best 100 (58.49) in the conference prelims... Registered the team's third-best 200 of the season with a 2:04.20 in a timed-trial at the league championships.

2007-08: Made the championship finals of the 200-backstroke at the Conference USA Championships... Finished eighth in the 200-back after a season-best 2:07.39 in the prelims... Scored for the Owls in the 100-back with a 15th at the league meet... Best 100-back of the year was a 59.05 in the C-USA prelims.

2006-07: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll; Capped an outstanding inaugural season of Division I swimming by earning all-Conference USA honors after taking third place in the 200-backstroke at the league championships... Posted a 2:01.36 in the 200-back in a timed-trial at the C-USA meet, the fourth-fastest mark in school history... Finished fifth in the conference in the 100-back with a career-best 58.09... Also swam the 200-butterfly in the dual meet win over New Mexico State... Lead leg on medley relays all season.

High School -- A 2006 graduate of the Greenhill School in Addison, Texas... Four-year varsity letterwinner and three-time MVP coached by Jim Montgomery... Contributed to team finish as the conference runner-up in 2005 and in third place in 2006... Earned the Coach's Award as team captain senior year... Four-time all conference honoree... Conference winner and record holder in the 100 backstroke... Named USA Swimming Scholastic All-America.

Club -- Competed for Academy of Texas Aquatic Champions under coach Chris McCurdy.

Personal -- Full Name: Justine C. Lin. Born: Febuary 10, 1988 in Dallas. Parents: Victor and Jean Lin, Dallas. Major: undecided. College: Sid Richardson.

Rice Bests
100 Backstroke 58.09
200 Backstroke 2:01.36

Member of Sid Rich College
Sid Richardson College

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