Alex Madsen, Hannah Prigge and Dani Yoho finish first in their respective events on day one.
Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Fresno State: (2012-13) Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team ... as a freshman Simmons competed in a variety of events ... she swam season best times in the 200 free (1:59.11) and the 500 free (5:11.89) at the Phill Hansel Invite ... also competed in the 50 back with a 30.45 at the Early Bird Invite in October ... recorded the second fastest 400 IM race at the MW Championship with a 4:37.50.
Valley Christian: A four year varsity swimmer ... named team captain her senior year (2012) ... was named MVP in 2009 against Branham High School. Personal: Born April 13, 1994 ... parents are Denise and Aaron Simmons ... has an older brother Brett ... hobbies include shopping, sleeping, long boarding and eating ... lists her favorite athlete as Ryan Lochte ... her biggest athletic thrill is racing someone to the finish ... admires her grandpa the most because he fought and survived cancer ... also recruited by Cal Baptist, CSU Bakersfield, Biola and the University of Redlands ... chose to attend Fresno State because she loved the coaches and how close the team was and she wanted to be a part of it.