Briana Balsbough
Briana  Balsbough

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
West Linn, Ore.

High School:
West Linn HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Breast, Free

Birthdate:
02/26/1996

Experience:
HS

07/16/2015

School-Record 69 Aztecs Earn Spring MW Academic Honors

School-record 69 Aztecs earn MW academic honors

HIGH SCHOOL
Won four varsity letters as a swimmer at West Linn High School ... Was named an NISCA All-American in the 50 freestyle (2012-14), 100 breaststroke (2012-13) and the 200 medley relay (2013) ... Holds the East Linn HS and Three Rivers League records in the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke ... Selected the WLHS Athletic Department Class of 2014 Top Female Athlete ... Placed third in the 500 free and fifth in the 100 breast at the 2014 state championships ... As a junior was second in the 50 free, third in the 100 breast and first in the 200 medley relay at the state meet ... During her sophomore season she won the 50 free and 200 medley relay while finishing third in the 100 breast at the state championships ... Was a 2013-14 academic all-state honoree ... Member of the Math National Honor Society ... Was a 2014 Honor Graduate and was on the school honor roll all eight semesters.

CLUB
Most recently competed for the Bearcats Swim Club in Salem, Ore., where she was a Junior National qualifier ... Member of the Dolphins Swim Club (Portland, Ore.) for four years ... Was a Junior National, National and U.S. Open qualifier ... Competed for the Lake Oswego (Ore.) Swim Club for five years ... Was a state and national age group record holder.

PERSONAL
Briana Makenzie Balsbough was born Feb. 26, 1996, in Cleveland, Ohio ... Daughter of David and Dana Balsbough ... Father played football at Army and mother was a gymnast at Oregon State ... Hobbies include reading, cooking and gardening ... Favorite athlete is Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Michael Oher ... Was also recruited by Minnesota, LSU, Kansas, Purdue, Wisconsin, Florida State and Notre Dame ... Majoring in biology/pre-med at SDSU with career plans to become an emergency room physician.

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