Stephanie Hatayama
    Stephanie Hatayama

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Sanger

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Sprints

    Major:
    Biology

    Fresno State: (2010-11) Improved her career-best times in the 50-(24.24), 100- (52.58) and 200-yard (1:55.98) freestyle races at WAC Championships...was also a part of the three record breaking relay teams at WAC Championships...the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay teams along with the 200-yard medley relay. (2009-10)Swam a career best 25.03 in the 50 free at the WAC Championships ... swam an important leg in the 800 freestyle relay at the WAC Championships where the relay team posted a season-best 7:40.90 to earn valuable championship points ... added depth for the Bulldogs in both the sprint freestyle and freestyle relay events ... swam a career-best time of 1:57.86 in the 200 free event good enough for a second place finish against Cal State Bakersfield ... made solid improvements over the season adding multiple top three finishes to give the `Dogs valuable dual meet points ... earned academic All-WAC honors for the second-consecutive season. (2008-09): Earned a first place finish in the 100 butterfly in season opener against UCSC ... placed third in the 50 freestyle against Cal Poly and Cal State Northridge ... swam to a second place finish in the 100 freestyle against CSU Bakersfield ... captured a first place finish in the 100 butterfly at the Beach Cup Invitational against multiple teams ... swam right on her season time in the 50 freestyle preliminaries at the WAC Championships ... earned academic All-WAC honors .

    Sanger High School:Two year letterwinner in swimming and water polo ... team captain.

    Personal:Born Dec. 20, 1988 ... parents are Patti and Rodney ... has one younger brother, Clint and a younger sister, Leah ... lists hobbies as playing the flute, working as veterinary assistant and volunteering with 4-H ... president's scholar and part of Smittcamp Family Honors College ... was active in California Scholarship Federation, band and 4-H in high school ... Block "S" award recipient ... lists biggest athletic thrill as earning a personal best in the 100 yard butterfly ... most admires her parents.

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