AT SAN DIEGO STATE
2005-06: Saw action in the free, fly and back as well as the IM ... Set career bests in three events during her junior season ... Swam 1:56.57 in the 200 free at the UOP Tiger Invitational ... Also set a personal best in the 100 fly with a 58.41 at the MWC Championships ... Third career best came in the 400 IM with a 4:36.64 at that same event ... Member of the 400 free and 800 free relay squads that set new school records ... Recorded top 10 finishes in the 100 and 200 butterfly at the Tiger Invitational ... Was first or second in the 100 and 200 fly in five dual meets ...
2004-05:A member of the 200 medley relay team that took first with a time of 1:52.27 at Northern Colorado ... At the same meet in Greeley, Colo., placed first with a 2:15.65 effort in the 200-yard individual medley ... Was on three winning relay teams in the first meet of the year against Loyola Marymount ... Recorded the second-fastest times of the season in the 200 butterfly (2:10.44) and 200 individual medley (2:11.70) ... Clocked with a career-best and the third-lowest time of the year in the 400 individual medley (4:38.81) at the UNLV Winter Invitational ... Posted personal season-bests in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle events at the UCI Invitational.
2003-04: Part of the 400 relay team that ranks first in the school record book with a time of 3:30.49 accomplished at the conference meet ... Established the top season time (2:06.63) in the 200 fly while finishing fifth at the MWC Championships ... Part of the 800 freestyle relay team that holds the second fastest time in SDSU history ... Earned MWC swimmer of the week award for her efforts against LMU and Pepperdine.
Lettered four years as a swimmer at Radford High School in Honolulu ... Named the Athlete of the Year as both a junior and senior... Team MVP all four years ... Team captain three years ... Listed in Who's Who in Sports ... Team won state championship in 2000 and 2003.
Stella Amber Karoly was born Nov. 11, 1984, in Honolulu ... Daughter of Joanne Brinich ... Older sister, Christie, was a swimmer at the University of Hawai'i ... Worked as manager at a surf camp last summer ...Hobbies include scrapbooking. ... Lists teammate Kimberlee Frith as her favorite athlete ... Majoring in sociology with career plans to become a social worker.
200 Individual Medley--2:09.80
400 Individual Medley--4:36.64