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Christine Thompson

  • position Freestyle/im
  • height 5-8
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Largo, Fla.
  • High school Admiral Farragut Academy
  • position Freestyle/im
  • height 5-8
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Largo, Fla.
  • High school Admiral Farragut Academy

Christine Thompson Bio

2008-09 – Was the Gamecocks[apos] top performer in the distance freestyle events… Scored points for Carolina at SEC Championships with 12th-place finish in 1650 freestyle… Part of 800 FR team that set school record and earned NCAA `B[apos] cut at SEC Championships (7:15.38)…Set personal best by a wide margin with a time of 16:35.27… Had team[apos]s second-best time in the 1000 free (10:00.96)…Third-best in the 200 (1:50.41) and 500 free (4:52.90)…Won three races in dual meets, including the 1000 vs. Clemson, the 100 back vs. Vanderbilt and the 1650 free vs. College of Charleston.

2007-08 – Scored two points at the SEC Championships with a 15th-place finish in the 1650 free…Had the second-fastest time on the team in the 200 free (1:49.88), 500 free (4:51.66), 1000 free (10:06.91) and 1650 free (16:53.44), finishing only behind her twin sister, Claire, in all four events…Her times in the 200 and 500 earned NCAA `B[apos] cuts…Was part of the 800 freestyle relay team that earned another `B[apos] cut with a 7:19.20 at the SEC Championships…Swam a personal-best 53.25 in the 100 freestyle.2007-08: Scored two points at the SEC Championships with a 15th-place finish in the 1650 free…Had the second-fastest time on the team in the 200 free (1:49.88), 500 free (4:51.66), 1000 free (10:06.91) and 1650 free (16:53.44), finishing only behind her twin sister, Claire, in all four events…Her times in the 200 and 500 earned NCAA `B[apos] cuts…Was part of the 800 freestyle relay team that earned another `B[apos] cut with a 7:19.20 at the SEC Championships…Swam a personal-best 53.25 in the 100 freestyle.

PRE-COLLEGE – Graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy … Scholastic All-American … Headmaster[apos]s Honor Roll … Swimming All-American … Member of West Florida Lightning Aquatics … Claimed the Die Hard Award, Most Improved Award and Coach[apos]s Award … Named MVP.

PERSONAL – Full name is Christine Anne Thompson … Born on March 15, 1989 … Twin sister, Claire, also swims at USC … Parents are Michael and Melanie Thompson … Major is experimental psychology.

THOMPSON[apos]S TOP TIMES

100 Free 53.21#
200 Free 1:49.98
500 Free 4:51.66
1000 Free 9:58.36
1650 Free 16:39.44
200 IM 2:05.87
400 IM 4:31.74

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