AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11
Placed 6th in the 200 breast and was part of the 400 medley relay team that took 3rd at the NCAA Championships ... At the PCSC Championships, part of the 400 medley relay team that finished in 1st place ... Took 2nd in the 200 breast (2:18.90), 2nd in the 100 breast (1:04.34) and 3rd in the 200 IM (2:06.89) ... Named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Silver Level (GPAs 3.300 to 3.499).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10
Earned All-American and All-PCSC honors for the second-straight year ... During the NCAA National Championships, took 6th place in the 200 breaststroke event at 2:19.95 and placed 10th in the 100 breaststroke after crossing the line in 1:04.54 ... At the Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference Championships, finished 6th in the 100 breast (1:05.33) and 4th in the 200 breast (2:21.40) ... Ended the school year on the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Silver Level (GPAs from 3.30 to 3.499).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09
Received All-PCSC and All-American accolades ... At the NCAA Division II National Championships, finished 5th in the 200 breaststroke (2:18.72) and 13th in the 100 breast (1:04.77) while also competing in the 200 individual medley ... At the PCSC Championships, placed 9th in the 200 breaststroke (2:25.74), 10th in the 100 breast (1:06.40) and 14th in the 200 individual medley (2:11.94) ... Concluded the year on the Athletics Director's Honor Roll at the Gold Level (GPAs above 3.500).
A 2008 graduate of Foothill High School in Pleasanton ... An All-American, Scholastic All-American, All-East Bay Athletic League pick and NCS Finalist ... Member of three-time East Bay Athletic League co-championship team ... Falcons were NCS champions in 2007, and the NCS 3rd-place finisher in 2008 ... FHS owns the league records in the 400 free and 200 medley relays.
Born Sept. 8, 1990 in Walnut Creek ... Parents are Danny Nguyen and Fonda Rahbar ... Has two younger sisters named Nadia and Hana ... A pharmacological chemistry major in Muir College ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and 49ers as well as the San Jose Sharks ... Lists Olympic swimmers Peter Vanderkaay, Davis Tarwater and Brendan Hansen as her most admired athletes ... Likes to listen to Muse ... Hobbies include going to the beach.
2011 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 IM - 2:07.39 (Prelims) - 17th Place
100 Fly - 58.82 (Prelims) - 40th Place
400 Medley Relay Split - 1:03.41 (Finals) - 3rd Place
400 Medley Relay Split - 1:04.08 (Prelims) - 4th Place
100 Breast - 1:04.15 (B Final) - 2nd Place (10th overall)
100 Breast - 1:04.51 (Prelims) - 12th Place
200 Breast - 2:17.46 (Finals) - 6th Place
200 Breast - 2:18.56 (Prelims) - 6th Place
2010 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 Breast - 2:19.95 (Finals) - 6th Place
100 Breast - 1:04.54 (Finals) - 10th Place
400 IM - 4:35.92 (Prelims) - 23rd Place
200 IM - 2:09.97 (Prelims) - 34th Place
2009 NCAA Division II National Championships
200 Breast - 2:18.84 (Finals) - 5th Place
100 Breast - 1:04.88 (Finals) - 13th Place
200 IM - 2:10.03 (prelims) - 41st Place