Rebecca Koch
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Altos, Calif.

High School:
Mountain View HS '07

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprint Free/Back

Major:
Undeclared

2007-08: Made consolation finals in 100 fly and both backstroke events at Big West Championships, totaling 21 points... Won 200 back consolation final (9th place) at 2:06.96, 6th in school history... Placed 10th in 100 back (57.77), 12th in 100 fly (58.00)... Also led off 4th-place 400 medley relay at conference... Hit season-best 57.34 in 100 back at Husky Invite, 2nd in Aggie annals.

MOUNTAIN VIEW HS '07: Finished 3rd in 100 free at the Central Coast Section championships in 2006, then placed 5th in 2007... Two-time Santa Clara Valley Athletic League champion in that event... Won team's Iron Woman award as a freshman and sophomore, then MVP as a junior and senior... Competed for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA), competing at sectionals in 100 fly and 100 back in both 2006 and 2007.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Altos, Calif.... Has not declared a major, but hopes for a career working with birds (such as a field biologist)... Parents are Ralph & Joanna Koch... Name is pronounced "Kotch"... Proudest personal accomplishment was maintaining a 4.0 grade-point average in high school "despite the evils of honors chemistry and calculus."