Michelle Basham
Michelle Basham
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Glendora, Calif.
High School: Glendora High School
Position: Middle Distance/Distance

Graduated from Glendora High School...swam under Coach Janet Pollard...Earned the Coaches' Award as a junior and senior...Was Athlete of the Week during her senior year...Set a league record in the 4x100 free relay...Won the 500 free at League...Placed in the finals at CIF in both her junior and senior year seasons...Helped her team become League Champions her junior and senior year, as well as CIF Champions in her senior year...Also swam for Civina Aquatics Association under Coach Mike Gautreau...Qualified for Sectionals...Placed 3rd as a team at Junior Olympics.

Michelle "Mouse" Basham was born March 7, 1996...Is currently undeclared at UCSB with the hopes of someday working in business and marketing for Disneyland...Enjoys going to the beach and cooking when she's not in the pool...Lists her top pre-race pump up song as "Forever" by Chris Brown...Favorite power snacks include trail mix, waffles, and Oreos...Began swimming at age 7...Favorite aspect of college swimming is training and competing with the team...If she could add an event to each meet it would be a 100 backwards freestyle...Winning a team CIF Championship is the proudest achievement of her swimming career.

"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I hope that I don't have a single bit of talent left, and say 'I used everything you gave me!'" - Lana del Rey