UCSD Swimming & Diving BIO
 Haley Hamza

Three-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2016-17-18) ... Three-time PCSC champion (500, 1000 and 1650 in 2016).

AS A SENIOR IN 2017-18
PCSC All-Academic honorable mention.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
PCSC All-Academic honorable mention ... CollegeSwimming.com Preseason All-PCSC (1650 free) ... Competed in 10 of 11 meets, including PCSC Championships ... Placed 31st (17:31.20) in 1650 (3/11) at NCAA Championships and 46th (10:33.39) in 1000 (3/8).

Starred at PCSC Championships, pulling off difficult triple of distance events by winning 500 (4:59.32), 1000 (meet-record 10:07.00) and 1650 (17:04.59) ... Latter two times were both personal bests, with 1000 mark moving her up from No. 6 to No. 2 all-time at UCSD ... Produced top time among Tritons in all three events on season, with her 4:58.63 in 500 from A3 Performance Invitational (11/19) ... Competed in all 10 meets, including second PCSC Championships ... Was forced to miss NCAA Championships due to injury.

Team's Most Improved ... Competed in all 10 meets, including first PCSC Championships ... Alternate for NCAA Championships in 1000 (10:15.65) ... Made college debut in season opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/25) ... Second in 1650 (17:17.35) at PCSC Championships (2/21).

Competed for Livermore Aquacowboys from 2007-14.

A 2014 graduate of Granada High School in Livermore ... Placed 13th in 500 free and seventh in 400 free at 2014 CIF-North Coast Section (NCS) Championships ... NCS finalist all four years ... Broke 400 free relay school record as a junior ... Matadors' Female Swimmer of the Year as a senior.

Born Feb. 18 in Walnut Creek ... Parents are Alex and Carolyn Hamza ... Father played tennis at MIT ... Has a younger sister named Gabrielle ... Biochemistry and cell biology major at Sixth College ... Would like to become a research scientist after graduating from UCSD ... Most memorable moment in swimming is going 1-2 with teammate and training partner Stephanie Sin in the mile at her first conference meet in 2015 ... Likes to read ... Roots for the New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts ... Favorite athlete is U.S. Olympic gold-medalist swimmer and distance star Katie Ledecky ... Enjoys The Lord of the Rings movies ... Listens to One Direction and Taylor Swift ... Loves mac and cheese.

Position: Freestyle/Backstroke
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Livermore, CA
High School: Granada HS
College: Sixth
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Experience: 3 Letters
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