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InsightsEdit

BackgroundEdit

Career Highlights:Edit

Won silver and set an American record as a member of the 400m FR-R team at the 2007 World Championships ... earned bronze in the 400m free relay at the 2005 World Championships, where she also finished seventh in the 50m free ... won two relay silver medals at the 2004 Olympic Games ... later helped set new American records in both 400m relays at 2004 SC World Champs ... set the Pan American Games record en route to winning gold in the 50m free in ??

Olympics:Edit

2004: Silver, 400m FR-R & 400m MR; 5, 50m & 100m FR

World ChampionshipsEdit

2007: Gold, 800m FR-R(pr); Silver, 400m FR-R(United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 5, 50m FR ... 2005: Bronze, 400m FR-R; 7, 50m FR

Pan Pacs:Edit

2006: Gold, 50m FR & 400m FR-R(United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 9, 100m FR

NCAA NCAA logo ChampionshipsEdit

2007(Sr): 1, 50y/100y FR; 2, 200y FR-R; 3, 400y/800y FR-R; 5, 200y MR-R; 9, 200y FR

2007 World Rankings: Edit

6th, 50m free; 17th, 100m free

2006 World Rankings: Edit

7th, 50m free; 12th, 100m free; 41st, 200m free

2005 World Rankings: Edit

7th, 50m free; 22nd, 100m free

Records:Edit

Holds (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) in 50y FR, set at 2006 Women's NCAA Champs

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Swim TitlesEdit

50m Free (2): '06 SUM, '05 SPG

DetailsEdit

National Teams: Five-time National A Team (2002-06) … 2002 National Junior Team All-Star Team: Two-time (2005-06) Collegiate: 18-time National Champion ... four-time 50 and 100 free champion ... 2007 Honda Award ... 2007 National Summer of the Year

High School: 2000 New York State champ in the 50y and 100y free ... High School All-American … four-time Michigan High School State champ (2001-02) … National High School record holder in the 50y, 100y free and the 200y and 400y free-relays

Personal:Edit

High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer HS '03

College: Georgia '08

College Major: Speech communications (with a minor in drama)

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams Edit

Broadcasting

Family, Village, Community Edit

Parents: Robert and Kathy … father works in software development for Thompson Publishing, and mother is a swim coach for the Ann Arbor Swim Club

Sibling(s): Two older brothers (Sean Joyce and Kevin Joyce) … both swam for Eastern Michigan University

Nickname(s): K, KL, KLJ

Pet(s): A dog (Lilly)

Hobbies Outside the Pool: Cooking, reading, playing with her dog

Ultimate Way to Relax: Buying Coach purses, singing in the shower

Most Influential Person: Family ... "Because of their love, support and all of the sacrifices they’ve given up for me." ... role model: "My coach, Jack Bauerle. He's a great coach but an even better person; very motivational and inspirational."

Training Notes Edit

2008Edit

Swims 14,000 meters/yards per day, five hours a day, six days a week More: Trained with Jon Urbanchek at Club Wolverine before college, becoming the first female Olympian he trained (everyone else was male)

More: Describes herself as being fun, free spirited and competitive … drives a P.T. Cruiser and loves it … has four first names ... when she was little, wanted to be an astronaut

Favorites: U.S. city: New York City ... int'l destination: New Zealand ... summer activity: swimming in the ocean ... music: little bit of everything ... movie: Juno ... tv: The Office

Splash:Edit

  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2004)

Two Olympic medals (2s) Three World medals (1g, 1s, 1b)

International MedalsEdit

2007 World Championships 2007: Silver, 400m FR-R (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); Gold, 800m FR-R (pr) 2007 Duel in The Pool 2007: Silver, 50m FR 2006 Pan Pacific Champs 2006: Gold, 400m FR-R; Gold, 50m FR 2005 World Championships 2005: Bronze, 400m FR-R 2004 Olympic Games 2004: Silver, 400m FR-R (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); Silver, 400m MED-R

Top TimesEdit

Event 50m FR 100m FR 200m FR Best 24.59 54.34 1:58.72 Year Feb 08 Feb 08 Feb 08

2008Edit

Ultraswim GP - t1 Final, 50m FR; t1 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 400m MED-R 08 SCSC GP - t2 Final, 50m FR; 5 Final, 100m FR; 5 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR-R; 2 Final, 400m MED-R

2007Edit

SCY NATS - t2 Final, 50y FR; t2 Final, 100y FR; t1 Final, 200y FR MoO DiP - 2 Final, 50m FR WORLD - 5 Final, 50m FR; 1 Prelim, 400m FR-R; 2 Final, 400m FR-R (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 1 Final(pr), 800m FR-R

2006Edit

PAN PAC - 1 Final, 50m FR; 9 Final, 100m FR; 1 Final, 400m FR-R SUM NATS - 1 Final, 50m FR; 4 Final, 100m FR; 6 Final, 200m FR NCAA - 1 Final, 50y FR (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 1 Final, 100y FR; 1 Final, 200y FR

2005Edit

MoO DiP - 3 Final, 50m FR; 6 Final, 100m FR WORLD - 7 Final, 50m FR; 3 Final, 400m FR-R WC TRIALS - 1 Final, 50m FR; 4 Final, 100m FR

2004Edit

SC WORLD - 8 Final, 50m FR (Short Course Meters) OLY - 5 Final, 50m FR (NAG (17-18)); 5 Final, 100m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR-R (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 2 Final, 400m MED-R OLY TRIALS - 2 Final, 50m FR; 1 Final, 100m FR (NAG (17-18)); 7 Final, 200m FR

2003Edit

MoO DiP - 1 Final, 50m FR; 4 Final, 100m FR SPG NATS - 2 Final, 50m FR; 3 Final, 100m FR; 15 Final, 200m FR

2002Edit

US Open - 1 Final, 50m FR; 3 Final, 100m FR; 7 Final, 200m FR SUM NATS - 6 Final, 50m FR; 13 Final, 100m FR SPG NATS - 3 Final, 50m FR

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