Dede Torres
Dede  Torres

Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Clovis East


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For the fourth year in a row, the Bulldogs have had over 20 student-athletes earn winter academic all-WAC honors.


Three 'Dogs To Be Honored On Senior Day

Seniors Heidi Gjoen, Jordan Morillo and Dede Torres will be recognized for their four years of performance in the Fresno State swimming and diving program.


'Dogs Wrap Up Arena Invite

Fresno State broke two school records and swam for multiple season bests at the three-day Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.


Ten Records Set in 'Dogs Win

The Fresno State swimming and diving team won its first meet in the Fresno State Aquatics Center.

Last Updated: May 24, 2012

Fresno State:

2011-12 (Senior): One of three seniors who have been with Coach Fleck since the program was reinstated in 2008 ... swam the third fastest 50 Freestyle this season with a 23.92 at the WAC Championships ... swam a season best in the 100 Freestyle at the WAC Championships with a 52.65 ... notched a season best time in the 200 Freestyle at the Arena Invitational ... recorded a season best time in the 100 Backstroke at the Arena Invitational with a time of 1:01.18 and also in the 50 Backstroke with a 28.77.

2010-11 (Junior): Continued to improve in the freestyle events for the Dogs...swam both of her season-bests and career-bests at the WAC Championship Meet in the 50- (24.50) and 100-yard (52.92) freestyle races...swam a career-best and lifetime-best in the 200-yard freestyle race at the Arena Invitational with a time of 1:58.29...won the 200-yard IM in the Bulldogs dual-meet victory against CSU East Bay.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Established herself as a competitive threat for the Bulldogs in the Freestyle events ... swam a career-best time in the 50 freestyle event at the WAC Championships posting a time of 25.12 ... improved her career-best times in the 100 freestyle (54.28), 200 freestyle (1:59.53) and the 500 freestyle (5:32.18) at the Toshiba Classic ... earned academic All-WAC honors.

2008-09 (Freshman): Swam her first-ever collegiate level invitational with a lifetime best time in the 50 freestyle against five competitive national teams ... placed second in the 200 freestyle against Cal State Bakersfield ... swam last leg of the 200 medley relay team that went one-half a second short of shattering a school record with a time of 1:47.00.

Clovis East High School: Four year varsity letterwinner in water polo ... three year varsity letter in swimming ... team captain her senior year for both water polo and swimming at Clovis east ... was the National Guard scholarship recipient and the Clovis East Boosters Scholarship recipient ... was also given the character counts award and coaches award her junior and senior years in swimming and water polo.

Personal: Born Nov. 30, 1989... parents are Debbie and Robert ... lists hobbies as reading, swimming, music and movies ...was on honor roll for two years ... lists favorite athlete as Michael Phelps because he re-defines perfection every time he swims.

Dede Torres
Fresno State Career Bests

50 Freestyle:
23.92 2-22-12 @WAC Championships
100 Freestyle:
52.65 2-22-12 @WAC Championships
200 Freestyle:
1:57.23 11-18-11 @Arena Invitational
500 Freestyle:
5:32.18 11-19-09 @Toshiba Classic
50 Backstroke:
28.77 11-17-11 @Arena Invitational
100 Backstroke:
59.36 2-25-11 @WAC Championships
200 Backstroke:
2:23.11 1-8-10 @UCLA/Kansas
200 Freestyle Relay:
1:36.19 11-17-11 @Arena Invitational

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