SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Was a member of the 800 freestyle relay team that recorded the fifth-fastest time in school history (7:22.74) during the Arena Invitational (Nov. 22) ... Was also on the 800 free relay squad that set the fifth-fastest time ever at the Aztec Aquaplex (7:51.45) during the meet vs. Chicago on Dec. 20 ... Recorded three second-place and two third-place finishes in individual races during the season ... Was runner-up in the 100 freestyle on three occasions: Dec. 30 vs. Air Force and UC San Diego (10:27.11), Jan. 4 vs. Boise State and Grand Canyon (10:24.14) and Jan. 10 vs. Colorado State., North Texas and Tulane (10:29.4) ... Had third-place finishes in the 200 free vs. USD on Jan. 25 (1:53.36) and in the 500 free at that same meet (5:03.78).
SAN DIEGO STATE 2012-13
Turned in the team's second-fastest times in both the 1,000 freestyle (10:19.83) and the 200 butterfly (2:06.16) ... Captured second in the 50 butterfly (27.42) during dual meet against Fresno State on Dec. 1 ... Placed fourth in the 500 freestyle (5:10.43) during the quad meet vs. new Mexico, Colorado State and New Mexico State in Albuquerque.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2011-12
Earned all-Mountain West honors in the 200 freestyle at the conference championship meet ... Her time of 1:48.85 in that event ranked as the fifth-fastest time ever for an Aztec swimmer ... During the Mountain West Championships she also recorded the sixth-fastest time in school history in the 500 freestyle (4:52.47) and the fifth-best time in program history in the 1,000 freestyle (10:09.03) ... Has the sixth-best mark in the 1,650 freestyle (16:53.52) in school history during het Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif. (Nov. 19) ... Captured second in both the 200 butterfly (2:07.30) and the 500 freestyle (5:04.40 and third in the 1,650 free (17:31.56) in the dual meet vs. Cal Poly (Oct. 11-12) ... Won the 200 butterfly (2:06.56) vs. USD on Jan. 12 ... Overall during the season she had a pair of first-place finishes along with three seconds and four thirds.
A two-year varsity swimmer at Shorewood High School where she was coached by Susie McDonnell ... Was the No. 9-ranked swimmer in the state of Washington by CollegeSwimming.com ... Won individual state championships in the 200 and 500 freestyle as well as the 400 free relay ... Two-time team MVP ... Set school records in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle ... Also a member of the school-record 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams ... Named a NICSA Girls High School All-American in the 200 and 500 free ... A two-time Scholastic All-American ... Recorded best times of 1:50.63 in the 200 free, 4:55.69 in the 500 free, 10:07.36 in the 1000 free and 2:03.06 in the 200 fly.
Competed with the Cascade Swim club under Coach Tom Pardee ... At the 2011 Speedo Sectionals in Federal Way, wash., finished third in the 1650 free (16:53.62), sixth in the 1000 free (10:10.49) and 17th in the 200 free (1:50.93) ... Was a Junior National qualifier.
Dana Marie Michaels was born June 27, 1993, in Shoreline, Wash. ... Daughter of Kathryn and Jim Michaels ... Enjoys hiking and spending time with friends ... Favorite athlete is swimmer Natalie Coughlin ... Majoring in anthropology at San Diego State.