Karissa DeRousseau
Karissa  DeRousseau

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
Maria Carrillo HS

Last College:
Santa Rosa JC

Height:
5-7½

Event:
Breaststroke, IM


01/25/2016

’Dogs Wrap up Regular Season at Home on Saturday

Six swimmers and one diver will be honored on Senior Day as the Bulldogs host San Jose State; fans will receive free swim caps and autograph cards.

01/16/2016

'Dogs Capture Third Straight Beach Cup Title

The Fresno State swimming and diving team won 13 of 20 events to propel them to finish with 817.5 points.

01/15/2016

Bulldogs Swim Out to an Early Lead at Beach Cup

The Fresno State swimming and diving team owns the lead following six events during day one in San Diego, placing first in three.

07/16/2014

Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

07/08/2014

'Dogs Cap Season With 129 Combined Academic All-MW Honors

Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

11/16/2015

Fresno State Swim & Dive (Nov. 14 vs. Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz)

Fresno State Swim & Dive (Nov. 14 vs. Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz)

11/12/2014

Swimming vs. Nevada, 10/25/14

Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014. geoffthurner@yahoo.com

10/09/2014

Intrasquad Meet - 10-04-14

Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

Bingham Last updated on November 20, 2015

2015-16 (SENIOR): Set a personal-best time in the 100 back (58.96) on Nov. 20 at the A3 Performance Invitational ... swam a personal-best in the 500 Freestyle (5:19.26) against Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz ... placed third and swam personal-bests in the 100 IM (1:02.48) and the 100 Backstroke (1:00.54) at the Nevada meet on Oct. 31.

2014-15 (JUNIOR): Named a 2014-15 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete ... set personal-best times in the 200 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke, and 200 IM.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):
Named to the 2014 Mountain West Spring Academic All-Conference team ... had a busy first year with the `Dogs, swimming in seven different events over the course of the season ... had a season-best time in the 200 Backstroke at the Mountain West Championships, with a swim of 2:08.91.

2012-13 (SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE): Finished second in the 50 and 100 breaststroke and 200 IM at the Big 8 Conference championship ... finished third in the 50 breaststroke, fifth in the 100 breaststroke, and fifth in the 200 IM at the CCCAA State Championships last year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity swimmer at Maria Carrillo High ... team captain and MVP her senior year ... was an All-American in the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay.

PERSONAL: Parents are Hannah and Brian DeRousseau ... has one sister, Mikaela (22) ... enjoys camping, hiking and being outdoors ... favorite athlete is Apollo Ohno because of his work ethic and being a positive role model ... most admires her mom because of the sacrifices she makes to make others happy ... chose Fresno State because of the good Kinesiology program and the resources and opportunities it offers.

KARISSA DEROUSSEAU 
FRESNO STATE CAREER BESTS

200 Freestyle:
1:56.75 1-31-15 @ San Jose St.
500 Freestyle:
5:19.26 11-14-15 vs. FPU and UC Santa Cruz
50 Backstroke
29.37 10-11-13 @ Bulldog Invitational
100 Backstroke:
58.96 11-20-15 @ A3 Performance Invitational
200 Backstroke:
2:08.91 2-19-14 @ MW Championships
100 Breaststroke:
1:06.58 11-21-13 @ Arena Invitational
200 Breaststroke:
2:29.92 11-2-14 vs. UC Davis
100 IM
1:02.48 10-31-15 @ Nevada
200 IM:
2:08.12 11-20-14 @ Arena Invitational
400 IM:
4:44.39 12-7-13 @ Cal State East Bay

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