Christine Byron
Christine Byron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Barrington, Ill.

High School:
Barrington

Position:
Backstroke, IM

Birthdate:
06/13/1989

2010-11: Received 2010-11 honorable mention all-conference honors ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... participated in the 5K Open Water meet at SIU, Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay, Youngstown State and Northern Iowa ... earned a season-best time in the 1650-yard freestyle at the MVC Championships with a time of 17:52.11 ... placed first in the 200-yard backstroke at the Red/White Intrasquad meet (2:10.83) ... earned a personal-best time in the 100-yard backstroke (59.82) and 200-yard backstroke (2:07.14) at the MVC Championships ... earned a season-best time in the 400-yard IM against Evansville (4:45.88) ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 500-yard freestyle (5:20.09) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:46.73) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team and MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Iowa State, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin Green Bay and Northern Iowa ... recorded personal-best in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:52.60) against Illinois ... recorded personal-best time in the 1650-yard butterfly (18:06.14) ... finished in second place in the 200-yard backstroke against Northern Iowa.

2008-09:Named to the Missouri Valley All-Conference Honorable Mention Team ... member of the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team ... achieved 11 top-three performances during regular-season dual-meets, including three first-place performances ... finished first in the 100-yard backstroke in a meet against Evansville and Missouri State ... recorded first-place tallies in the 200-yard backstroke in the annual Red/White dual-meet and a dual-meet against Western Illinois ... earned a personal-best time in 200-yard individual medley at the Zippy Invitational ... achieved personal-best times in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke and 400-yard individual medley at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... ended the season with a seventh-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke, an eighth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke, and a ninth-place finish in the 400-yard IM ... was a member of the 200-yard medley relay team and the 400-yard medley relay team that took third at championships.

2007-08: Finished third in the 200-yard backstroke against UNI ... placed second in the 200-yard freestyle against Lindenwood ... recorded a second-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke and a third-place tally in the 100-yard backstroke ... finished second in the 200-yard backstroke and third in the 100-yard backstroke against Ball State ... took third in both the 100- and 200-yard backstroke against Green Bay ... ended the season at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships with an 11th-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke, a 14th-place tally in the 200-yard backstroke and an 18th-place finish in the 200-yard IM ... was also a member of the 200-yard medley relay team that placed fourth and the 400-yard medley relay team that placed third at the championships.

Barrington: Swam the 200-yard individual medley (IM) and 100-yard backstroke all four years ... placed fourth in the 100-yard backstroke and seventh in the 200-yard IM at sectionals senior year ... sectional champion in the 100 backstroke junior year ... made it to state in the 100-yard backstroke junior and senior year ... team was the 2006 runner-up at the state meet ... team was conference champion all four years ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 6-13-89 ... daughter of Jim and Denise Byron ... two-time member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll ... majoring in marketing.

Personal Best: 100-yard backstroke- 59.82, 200-yard backstroke- 2:07.14, 200-yard IM- 2:08.57, 400-yard IM- 4:37.05, 50-yard freestyle-58.66, 100-yard freestyle-2:06.04, 500-yard freestyle-5:20.09, 1000-yard freestyle-10:46.73, 1650-yard freestyle-17:52.11, 100-yard butterfly-1:07.41