Kristy Shew

Kristy Shew

Events Free
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Terre Haute, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) North Vigo
2008-2009: Posted the third fastest 1000 freestyle time in school history (10:46.84) as a junior ... notched the fourth best 500 free mark ever at Valpo (5:12.66) ... ranks eighth all-time in the 200 free (1:57.68) ... recipient of the team’s Workhorse Award and Most Improved Swimmer ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2007-2008: Swam the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle for the Brown and Gold ... turned in a career-best mark of 25.73 in the 50 free at the Horizon League Championships ... posted Valpo’s fourth fastest 200 free time of the season (2:01.31) ... had a career-best time of 56.25 in the 100 free ... recipient of team’s Most Spirited Award ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2006-2007: Competed in all freestyle events from 50 through 1000 yards as a rookie ... turned in top season time of 2:02.99 in the 200 free at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships ... also swam season’s best in the 500 free (5:25.71) at the league championships ... swam the 200 backstroke at Butler ... voted team’s Workhorse Award recipient ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Patriots ... twice earned team’s Mental Attitude Award ... team captain as a senior ... a member of the state qualifying 200 and 400 freestyle relays in both 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ... a member of the sectional champion 200 free relay in 2005 ... a member of the school record-holding 200 free relay ... an Academic All-American ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Kristy is the daughter of Mark and Lori Shew ... majors are political science and theology ... born December 19, 1987.