Rebecca Tukua
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Antioch, Calif.

High School:
Deer Valley HS '00

Last College:
Diablo Valley College

Height:
5-4

Position:
Breast/IM

Major:
Economics

2002-03: Won PCSC consolation final in 400 IM with personal-best 4:41.63, 10th all-time at UC Davis... Also advanced in 200 breast (15th, 2:29.29 prelim) and 100 breast (15th, 1:09.97 prelim), and finished 29th in 200 IM (2:14.34)... Hit NCAA `B' qualifying standards in 200 breast at Speedo Cup, posting 2:28.71.

DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE: Team captain as a sophomore, helping team to two Bay Valley Conference titles and one state COA banner... Finished 6th in both 100 IM (1:03.24) and 200 IM (2:14.03) at 2002 state championships... Also member of state-champion 800 free relay and 2nd-place 400 free relay that year... Finished 4th in 100 breast (1:09.65), 8th in 100 IM (1:03.82), 6th in 200 IM (2:15.53) in 2001.

DEER VALLEY HS '00: Lettered in swimming and water polo... North Coast Section championships qualifier in 200 IM, 100 breast, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay... Swam for Concord Terrapins for 10 years... Placed 13th nationally in the 800 free relay in the 15-16 age division.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 8, 1982 in Anaheim, Calif.... Daughter of Dennis & Karen Tukua... Majoring in economics... Lists her mother as her non-sports hero.