SAN DIEGO STATE 2009-10
Earned all-Mountain West Conference honors as a member of the 200 free relay squad that finished third at the league championships in Oklahoma City ... The relay time of 1:32.69 in that event set a new San Diego State record ... Also named all-conference in the 100 backstroke, finishing seventh in the finals in 56.12 ... Competed in the 50 free on eight occasions during the season .... Captured second in that event in the double dual meet against San Diego and Northern Arizona ... Best time of 23.79 came at the MWC Championships ... That time ranks fifth in the all-time Aztec record book ... Her mark of 51.99 in the 100 freestyle at that same meet ranks sixth in the SDSU all-time list ... Swam in seven dual meets as a member of the 400 free and 200 free IM relay squads (three times in the same meet).
Competed for two seasons at Diablo Valley college in Pleasant Hill, Calif. ... coached there by Rick Millington ... Named the California Community college State championship Swimmer of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ... Set state records at the California Community College State Championships in 2009 in the 50 free (23.24) and 50 fly (24.90) ... She has also turned in a personal-best time of 51.12 in her other primary event, the 100 free ... Set school records in the 50 butterfly, 50 backstroke and 50 freestyle as well as the 100 back and 100 free ... Selected team MVP both seasons and was team captain two years ... Also competed for the water polo team ... An academic All-American.
A four-year varsity letterwinner as a swimmer at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif. ... Winner of North Central Section championship in the 50 free as a junior ... A three-time high school All-American ... Also played water polo.
Kimberly Joyce Bierwith was born June 2, 1988, in Livermore, Calif. ... Daughter of Peter and Barbara Bierwith ... Majoring in criminal justice administration with plans for a career in law enforcement.