2010-11: Specialized in the breaststroke and backstroke events for the season ... Recorded a career best time of 53.67 in the 100 backstroke at a quad-meet against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Placed third in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:11.16 against LaSalle in the home opener ... Finished best on the team in the 100 backstroke at a time of 56.01 on Nov. 19 at the Terrapin Cup Invitational; RELAYS: Led off in the 200 medley relay and finished second in the Terrapin Cup Invitational, against Boston University, and against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Registered a leadoff win in the 400 medley relay at the quad-meet against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Led off the 200 medley relay to a second place finish against Seton Hall ... Competed in BIG EAST Championships and swam on the 400 medley relay team that finished 4th at a time of 3:42.85.
2009-10: Saw limited action.
Tuks Sport High School: Competed for the swimming and track & field teams ... Honors included being named to the Junior National Colours and was a Head Girl.
Personal: Born 8/25/89 in Johannesburg, South Africa ... Older of two daughters of Mary Du Plessis ... Has a younger sister, Yolize (21) who has represented South Africa for life saving over the past four years ... Enjoys reading, running, dancing, adventure sports and travel ... Chose to attend Villanova for the beautiful campus and great academic programs ... Majoring in Global Interdisciplinary Studies.