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Lisa Gillespie
Lisa Gillespie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Perth, Ontario

High School:
Perth Collegiate Institute

Height:
5-11

Event:
IM/Free/Back

Experience:
3L


2009-10 (Junior): At the MWC Championships, turned in a fourth-place swim in the 200 IM (2:01.81) ... Was also sixth in the 200 free (1:49.69) and ninth in the 200 back (2:00.91) ... Anchored the fourth-place 400 free and sixth-place 400 medley relay squads.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Posted a third-place finish at the conference championships in the 200 free in 1:48.41, and took fifth in the 200 back (1:58.50) ... her 200 free time ranks third all-time at UNLV ... anchored the Rebels' conference-record setting 800 free relay, and also swam the final leg of the second-place 400 free relay ... made the finals in the 200 IM but was disqualified ... posted a 1:58.22 in the 200 back during the MWC preliminaries, which is the third-fastest time in school history.

2007-08 (Freshman): One of the top freshmen in the Mountain West ... took third in the 200 back in 2:01.50, and was part of a 1-2-3 UNLV sweep in the event ... also earned an eighth-place finish in the 400 IM (4:27.04) and was 12th in the 200 IM (2:06.24).

Club: Was member of the Perth Stingrays since 1995 ... currently a member of the Nepean Kanata Barracudas ... part of the 2004 Ontario travel team and swam in the 2005 AUS Youth Olympic Festival as part of the Canadian Youth Team, and finished fourth in the 200 back.

Personal: Lisa Melanie Gillespie ... born on June 25, 1989, in Ottawa, Ontario ... daughter of Ken and Melanie Gillespie ... has three sisters, Amanda (25), Bobbi (24) and Emily (23) ... sister Amanda was a freshman All-America swimmer for the Sun Devils of Arizona State ... worked with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lanark County ... majoring in secondary education major with a concentration in general science.

Gillespie's Personal Bests
200 Free	1:48.41		200 Back	1:58.22
200 IM		2:01.69		400 IM		4:27.04
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