SAN DIEGO STATE 2010-11
Was hampered by injury through much of the 2010-11 season ... Competed primarily in the 100 and 200 butterfly events ... Top time in the 100 fly of 58.08 came at the Arena invitational in long beach Nov. 18-20 ... Also recorded her season-best mark in the 200 fly (2:06.42) during that same meet ... Finished fifth of 17 swimmers in the 100 butterfly during the triple dual meet against New Mexico, Air Force and Colorado State ... Was fourth of 15 in the same race at the double dual with Fresno State and Cal State Bakersfield ... Also competed in the 100 medley relay at eight meets during the season ... A member of the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
A member of the Derventio Excel Swimming Squad from 2003-10 ... Club captain during the in 2009-10 ... Qualified for the 2010 British Championships in the 50 butterfly and fro the 2009 British championships in the 100 and 200 butterfly ... Was the 2007 Great Britain national champion in both the 100 and 200 butterfly.
Representing Great Britain, finished sixth in the 200-meter butterfly and 14th in the 50-meter butterfly at the 2008 European Juniors meet ... Member of the Great Britain youth team that toured Singapore and Australia in 2007.
Olivia Sefton was born March 9, 1992, in Nottingham, England, UK ... Daughter of Neil and Lynne Sefton ... Attended Friesland School (high school) in Sandiacre, England, UK ... Enjoys going to the beach and shopping ... A journalism major at San Diego State with career plans in the field of sports broadcasting.