Kirsten Brand
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pleasanton, Calif.

High School:
Amador Valley HS '13

Height:
5-5

Position:
Free

Major:
Undeclared - Life Sciences

2013-14: ALL-MOUNTAIN PACIFIC SPORTS FEDERATION SECOND TEAM in the 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free, and the 800 free relay... Swam a season-best 23.78 in the 50 free at the Mizzou Invitational on Nov. 21 -- the 10th fastest time in the event in school history... Her time of 1:50.64 in the 200 free in Missouri is the ninth-fastest in the event... Also set top-10 school times in the 500 free (4:54.00) and 1000 free (10:09.65) at the MPSF Championships to stand sixth and third, respectively, in school history... Her time of 16:49.19 in the 1650 free at the Mizzou Invitational ranks third... Other top times include: 100 free (53.06) vs. UC Santa Barbara, 100 fly (1:02.44) at the Pacific Invitational, 100 back (59.44) at the Mizzou Invitational, and 200 back (2:09.59) vs. Loyola Marymount.

AMADOR VALLEY HS '13: Two-time team captain as a junior and senior... Named Team MVP as a junior... Earned All-America honors throughout her prep career in the 100, 200, and 500 free, as well as various relays... Part of the CIF North Coast Section winning 200 free relay as a junior in a time of 1:35.45... Earned academic All-America honors all four years.

PERSONAL: Born in Eindhoven, Netherlands... Parents are Simon and Ingrid... Has a younger sister, Iris.

SELECTED TOP TIMES

EVENT TIME DATE MEET
50 Free 23.78 11/21/13 Mizzou Invitational
100 Free 53.06 1/24/14 vs. UC Santa Barbara
200 Free 1:50.64 11/22/13 Mizzou Invitational
500 Free 4:54.00 2/20/14 MPSF Championships
1000 Free 10:09.65 2/22/14 MPSF Championships
1650 Free 16:49.19 2/22/14 MPSF Championships
100 Fly 1:02.44 10/19/13 Pacific Invitational
100 Back 59.44 11/22/13 Mizzou Invitational
200 Back 2:09.59 1/26/14 vs. Loyola Marymount