Kristin Prautzsch
Kristin Prautzsch

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Falls Church, Va.

High School:
Acton-Boxborough

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
06/27/1989

Top Times
100 Breaststroke - 1:05.03
200 Breaststroke - 2:20.49
100 Butterfly - 57.47 (BIG EAST Championships, 2011)

2010-11: Finished in fifth place in the 200 breaststroke in the season opener against La Salle ... Her best performances of the season in the 100 and 200 breaststroke competitions came at the BIG EAST Championships with times of 1:07.51 and 2:27.17, respectively ... Tallied a total of four other top-ten finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke against Seton Hall and Boston University.

2009-10: Competed at least once in six different events during the season, specializing mostly in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke ... Qualified in both of those events, as well as in the 200 yard individual medley, for the BIG EAST Championships ... Posted her top times of the season in all three events at the conference meet, including 1:08.23 (100 breast), 2:28.27 (200 breast) and 2:14.33 (200 IM) ... Placed third in the 1000 freestyle against Georgetown and third in the 100 butterfly versus Providence.

2008-09: Swam five races in the 200 yard breaststroke and three in the 100 breast ... Finished third in the 200 breast against Seton Hall (2:34.80) and fourth against La Salle (2:36.51) ... Best time for the season was 2:34.12 at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 100 breast against Seton Hall with a time of 1:12.37 ... Her top time for the season was 1:11.19 in a triangular meet against Connecticut and Rutgers ... Also competed in the 200 individual medley against Connecticut and Rutgers and the 200 butterfly in a meet against Pittsburgh, Maryland and Penn State.

2007-08: Finished third in the 200 yard individual medley against Georgetown and placed sixth in the 200 breaststroke against Syracuse.

Acton-Boxborough High School: Received four varsity letters ... Junior National qualifier in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... Named a Scholastic All-American all four years ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Recipient of the Spanish Highest Achievement Award ... Swam with current Villanova teammate Lindsey Hagens throughout high school on the Greenwood Memorial Swim Club.

Personal: Born 6/27/89 in West Point, N.Y. ... Younger of two children of Frank and Linda Prautzsch ... Has an older brother, Alex (24) ... Father attended the U.S. Military Academy and played football, basketball and rugby ... Enjoys shopping and watching movies ... Chose to attend Villanova for the swim team and the strength of the programs offered by the Villanova School of Business ... Majoring in Management Information Systems and Accounting.

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