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Maddy Crippen

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conshohocken, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy

Event:
Breaststroke/IM/Distance Freestyle

Birthdate:
07/10/1980

2000:
United States Olympian

Villanova: The first Villanova female swimmer ever to make the United States Olympic Team..Finished sixth in the 400m IM at the 2000 Summer Olympics...The sixth Villanova swimmer to earn an Olympic berth...Two-time Big East Conference Most Outstanding Female Swimmer.

2000-2001: Named the Big East Conference Most Outstanding Female Swimmer...Won Big East titles in the 500 yard freestyle (4:46.85), the 400 yard individual medley (4:15.20), and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:15.65)...Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 500 yard freestyle, 400 yard individual medley and the 200 yard breaststroke...Finished fifth in the 400 yard individual medley (4:11.50) at the NCAA Championships.

1999-2000: Redshirted the 1999-2000 season to train for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

1998-99: NCAA Champion in the 400 yard individual medley (4:06.76)...Only the second Villanova female ever to win a National Championship...Third in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:11.66) and fifth in the 500 yard freestyle (4:44.41) at the NCAA Championships...Named the Big East Most Outstanding Female Swimmer at the 1999 Big East Championships...Took the 500 yard freestyle (4:44.64) at the Big East Championships...Won Big East titles and set new conference records in the 400 yards individual medley (4:11.86) and the 200 yard butterfly (1:58.77)...Helped the Wildcat 800 yard freestyle relay team win a Big East title and establish a new conference record (7:22.23).

Germantown Academy/Team Foxcatcher: Member of Team Foxcatcher and head coach Dick Shoulberg...Two-time National Champion in the 400 yard individual medley...Earned All-America status in each of her four seasons at Germantown...Member of the World Championship Team in 1998 and the Pan Pac Team in 1997...The sixth fastest American in the 400 yard individual medley...Finished No. 12 in the east in the 200 yard individual medley in the east...Four-year letterwinner for head coach Dick Shoulberg at Germantown Academy.

Personal: Communications major...Oldest of four children of Peter and Patricia Crippen...Born 7/10/80.

PERSONAL BESTS:
Event		Best Time		
200m breast 	2:29.33		
200 IM 		2:15.22 		
400m IM 	4:40.80 	

World Rankings : 1996: 23nd in the 400m IM. 1997: 53rd in the 100m breast; 14th in the 200m breast; 42nd in the 200m fly; 11th in the 200m IM; 5th in the 400m IM. 1998: 41st in the 800m free; 15th in the 200m breast; 25th in the 200m fly; 11th in the 200m IM; 6th in the 400m IM. 1999: 67th in the 400m free; 24th in the 800m free; 30th in the 1500m free; 16th in the 200m fly; 12th in the 200m IM; 6th in the 400m IM

Career Finishes 1995: US OPEN - 7th in the 200m IM. 1996: SUMMER NATIONALS - 8th in the 200m breast; 4th in the 200m IM; 2nd in the 400m IM. 1997: SPRING NATIONALS - 3rd in the 200m breast; 2nd in the 400m IM; 4th in the 100m breast; 2nd in the 200m IM. SUMMER NATIONALS - 2nd in the 200m IM; 2nd in the 400m IM; 4th in the 200m breast. PAN PAC - 2nd in the 400m IM. US OPEN - 6th in the 200m fly; 5th in the 200m IM; 2nd in the 400m IM. 1998: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 5th in the 200m IM; 6th in the 400m IM. SPRING NATIONALS - 6th in the 800m free; 3rd in the 200m fly; 3rd in the 200m IM; 1st in the 400m IM. SUMMER NATIONALS - 5th in the 200m breast; 5th in the 200m fly; 5th in the 200m IM; 1st in the 400m IM. 1999: NCAA - 5th in the 500y free; 3rd in the 200y breast; 1st in the 400y IM. SPRING NATIONALS - 6th in the 400m free; 5th in the 800m free; 1st in the 200m breast. SUMMER NATIONALS - 3rd in the 800m free; 2nd in the 200m breast. PAN PAC - 7th in the 200m IM; 4th in the 400m IM. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 8th in the 200m breast; 8th in the 200m fly; 3rd in the 400m IM. US OPEN - 8th in the 200m IM; 4th in the 400m IM. 2000: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 2nd in the 800m free; 3rd in the 200m breast; 5th in the 200m fly; 2nd in the 200m IM; 1st in the 400m IM. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 4th in the 800m free; 4th in the 200m breast; 5th in the 200m IM; 2nd in the 400m IM. SPRING NATIONALS - 7th in the 100m breast; 3rd in the 200m breast; 8th in the 200m IM; 3rd in the 400m IM. U.S. Olympic Team Trials - 2nd in the 400 IM (4:42.81); 6th in the 200 IM (2:17.14); 8th in the 200 Butterfly (2:15.20). SUMMER OLYMPICS - 6th in the 400m IM (4:44.63). 2001: NCAA - 5th in the 400y IM.

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