Kyla Power
Kyla  Power

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Valley Christian HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance, Free

Experience:
3V

Will serve as a team co-captain for the 2009-10 season.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2008-09
Recorded times in four events that ranks among the SDSU all-time top 10 ... Her marks rank fifth in the 200 free and ninth in the 500 free, 1000 free and 1650 free ... Was a member of the 400 and 800 free relay teams that set new school records at the league championship meet ... Turned in the third and fourth-best marks on the team in the 100 and 50 free respectively ... Had six first-place finishes in dual meet competition in the freestyle events and claimed one win in the 100 fly ... Was named to the conference all-academic team for the third straight year and was also the recipient of a Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete Award ... Team co-captain.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2007-08
Swam the 10th-fastest time in SDSU history in the 500 freestyle ... Set personal records in four different events, including the 50, 200 and 500 free as well as the 200 backstroke ... Her mark in the 200 free was tops on the team, while her 500 free time was the Aztecs' second-fastest of the season ... Captured the 50 free at Colorado College ... Topped that performance with another first-place finish and new lifetime-best in the same event against San Diego (Feb. 2) ... Was a member of the 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams that secured the Aztecs' top times of the season ... Named to the MWC all-Academic Team.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2006-07
Established the Aztecs' second-best marks of the season in the 100 and 200 back as a true freshman ... Also notched the team's third-fastest times in the 100, 200 and 500 free, as well as the 100 and 200 butterfly ... Captured the 400 individual medley at the double dual meet vs. Boise State and Northern Colorado ... Named to the MWC all-Academic Team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won four varsity letters as a swimmer at Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif. ... During her prep career, was named the team's most inspirational swimmer and MVP ... Also a team captain ... Team finished third at the sectional championships in 2005 ... Finished sixth in the 500 free, 13th in the 200 IM and was a member of the sixth-place 400 free relay team at the 2006 Central Coast Section (CCS) championship meet ... At the 2005 CCS meet, was fifth in the 200 IM, eighth in the 500 free and was on the 200 medley relay squad that placed sixth ... A two-time scholastic All-American ... Also earned two letters in water polo.

PERSONAL
Kyla Rosina Power was born April 26, 1988, in Olny, Md. ... Daughter of Sue and Don Power ... Sister, Kelsey, is a swimmer at Bryn Mawr College ... Two-time MWC scholar athlete and academic all-conference selection ... Favorite athlete is Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps ... Majoring in psychology with a minor in political science.

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