Linda Hermann
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Solana Beach, Calif.

High School:
Torrey Pines HS '07

Height:
5-7

Event:
Free/IM

Major:
Exercise Biology

2009-10: BIG WEST CHAMPION in 200 freestyle, clocking in at NCAA "B" Consideration time of 1:48.89... Member of BIG WEST CHAMPION 800 freestyle relay which set a meet, conference and school record with a time of 7:17.96... Swam anchor leg of BIG WEST CHAMPION 400 medley relay team which set a school record in a time of 3:42.52... Set a UC Davis record with 400 free relay with a time of 3:21.24, finishing second... Finished second with 200 free relay in a time of 1:34.03... Advanced to finals of 200 IM and 200 back, finishing second in both events... Recorded a time of 2:01.54 in the 200 IM and a mark of 2:01.06 in the 200 back... Ranks third all-time at UC Davis in 200 free, second in 200 back, and second in 200 IM... Also recorded season-best time of 5:02.50 in the 500 free which is tenth all-time and owns tenth-fastest 100 backstroke time of 59.44 set at WAC Shootout Oct. 10... Named to Big West Winter All-Academic team.

2008-09: Advanced to finals in 200 and 500 free and 100 free consolation finals at Big West Championships... Best finish was 5th in the 200 free with a time of 1:51.29, which ranks 4th on the Aggies' all-time list... Set school record in 500 free with a time of 4:58.86 at Big West Championships... Other finish was 13th in the 100 free... Prelim time of 52.19 in 100 free ranks 9th all-time... Swam second leg on BIG WEST CHAMPION 800 free relay that set a school record in 7:20.23... Swam third leg on second-place 400 free relay team that set school record of 3:24.11... Won a total of five individual events during dual season... Member of four winning relays in dual season as well.

2007-08: Advanced to finals in three freestyle events at Big West Conference Championships for total of 42.0 points... Placed 2nd in 1,000 free with school-record 10:12.78... Also took 6th in 500 (4:59.95) and 7th in 200 free (1:52.25 prelim)... Moved into 7th in school's all-time 200 free list with that mark... Also member of 5th-place 800 free relay team... Briefly tied Michelle Jennings' school 500 free record of 4:59.82 at Husky Invite, a record broke later in the season... Won 200 free four times throughout the season, including two wins at UC Irvine Shootout.

TORREY PINES HS '07: Won three straight San Diego Section Div. I titles in 200 free... Added 100 free CIF-SDS championship in 2007, after placing 3rd and 2nd during her two previous seasons... Earned All-America honors in the 200 medley, 400 free and 200 free relays... Twice captured team's Most Valuable Player award... Captured three CIF Sportsmanship nods.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Thomas & Petra Hermann... Older sister, Stephanie, was a swimmer at Cal... Plans on career in physical therapy... Speaks German fluently.