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Roxy Tammadge

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

High School:
Durban Girls' High School

Event:
Middle Distance Freestyle

Birthdate:
05/19/1991

07/09/2013

Roxy Tammadge Begins Competition at World University Games on Friday

Tammadge is competing for South Africa at second straight Universiade

03/02/2013

Four More School Records Fall in Final Night of BIG EAST Championships.

Villanova finishes fourth place in the conference.

03/02/2013

Women Continue to Break School Records at BIG EAST Championships

Erin Malone, Kaisla Kollanus and 400 Medley Relay team crush three records in day three of competition.

03/01/2013

Big Day for Women at BIG EAST Championships

Erin Malone sets new university record and Hayley Edwards and Roxy Tammadge go 1-2 in 500 yard freestyle.

02/28/2013

Wildcats Finish Second in 800 Yard Freestyle Relay and Beat Out School Record

Villanova competes in day one of the BIG EAST Championships.

Top Times
200 Freestyle - 1:49.55 (Terrapin Cup Invitational, 2010)
500 Meter Freestyle - 4:44.40 (BIG EAST Championships, 2011)
100 Meter Breaststroke - 1:10.93 (Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers, 2010)
200 Meter Individual Medley - 2:25.04 (short course) (equivalent to 2:09.96 on short course yards)

2011-12: Notched 13 first-place victories this season ... In the 500 free at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quad-meet, Princeton Invitational and against Seton Hall, Providence and Penn State ... Touched the wall first in the 1000 free against La Salle, Seton Hall and Penn State meets and also at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quad-meet, where she swam a Wildcat fastest time for the season (10:05.42) ... Posted three first-place finishes in the 1650 free at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers and the Maryland/Pittsburgh/Richmond quad-meets as well as at the Princeton Invtational ... Finished ninth in the 200 free, eighth in the 500 free and third in the 1650 free at the BIG EAST Championships ... RELAYS: Swam a leg of the second-place 800 freestyle relay teams at both the BIG EAST Championships and the Princeton Invitational ... 200 freestyle relay team finished first at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quad-meet.

2010:11: Finished third at BIG EAST Championships in 500 and 1650 freestyle ... Her time of 4:44.40 in the 500 freestyle at the BIG EAST meet was a season and new personal best ... Double-winner at the Terrapin Cup Invitational in the 500 and 1650 freestyle ... Had a season-best time of 1:49.55 at the Terrapin Cup Invitational in the 200 free ... Back-to-back double-winner in the 200 and 500 freestyle after the season opener against La Salle and the quad-meet with Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Winner in the 100 freestyle against Seton Hall ... First place finish against Boston University in the 500 freestyle and was runner-up in the 200 freestyle ... Accrued eight individual first place performances during the season ... Won four times in the 500 freestyle alone in a total of seven meets throughout the year ... Helped in four first place finishes in the quad-meet with Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers; RELAYS: Anchored the 400 medley relay to a win against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Swam leadoff in the 800 freestyle relay to a second place finish in the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Took the second leg of the 400 freestyle relay and won in a quad-meet against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers ... Competed in the second leg of the 200 freestyle relay against Connecticut, Georgetown, and Rutgers and came in third ... Swam as the second leg in the 400 freestyle at the Terrapin Cup Invitational and took third place.

2009-10: Was among the top swimmers on the team in the freestyle events ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and competed at the conference meet in the 100, 200 and 500 yard free events ... Placed fifth in the finals of the 500 free and came in 14th in the league in the 200 free after reaching the consolation finals ... Her time of 1:50.62 in the preliminaries of the 200 free at the BIG EAST meet was a new personal best ... Had season-best times at the league meet in the 100 free (52.62) and the 500 free (4:49.59) ... Won the 500 free at each of the first two meets of the season, tri-meets against La Salle/Richmond and Connecticut/Rutgers ... Notched seven other top-three finishes during the year ... Advanced to the `A' level final of the 500 free and the `C' level final of the 200 free at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Part of the Villanova contingent that traveled to the USA Short Course Nationals ... Swam in the 200 and 500 free at that event; RELAYS: Swam the third leg of the 800 yard freestyle relay at the BIG EAST Championships, where Villanova came in second ... Anchored the 200 and 400 free relays at the USA Short Course Nationals ... Took the second leg of the 400 free relay in a first place finish in the season opener against La Salle and Richmond.

Durban Girls High School: Competed for the swim team and was presented with the team's Top Swimmer award ... Named Best Sportswoman of the Year ... Made the Senior National Finals on both the long course and short course ... Made two World Cup finals and placed fifth at both ... Received Academic Colors three times in 2005, 2006 and 2008 ... Four-time winner of the top all-around student in work and sport award.

Personal: Born 5/19/91 in Durban, South Africa ... Older of two children of Wayne Tammadge and Sioux McKenna ... Has a younger brother, Joshua (15) ... Enjoys listening to music and reading ... Chose to attend Villanova for its good academics, the swim team and the small size of the school ... Majoring in Psychology... Aspires to become a sports psychologist.

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