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Kayra Zsiga

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glendale, Ariz.

High School:
Xavier College Preparatory

Height:
5-5

Position:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
06/24/1993

02/19/2012

Wildcats Finish Fifth at BIG EAST Championships

Edwards and Tammadge combine for three more all-conference performances on Saturday night

02/17/2012

Du Plessis Breaks School Record in 100 Backstroke at BIG EAST Championships

Wildcats jump two spots up to sixth entering final day of conference meet

02/16/2012

Hayley Edwards Earns All-BIG EAST Honors in 500 Yard Freestyle

Villanova junior came in third in the 500 free on second day of conference championships

01/23/2012

Women's Swimming Sweeps Providence, Wins 165-72

Villanova won all 13 events in Senior Day meet

01/16/2012

Tammadge Wins 1650 Free in Quad Meet at Pittsburgh

Wildcats fell to Pittsburgh, Maryland and Richmond in two-day meet

Top Times
50 Freestyle - 23.88 (2012 BIG EAST Championships)
100 Freestyle - 51.89

2011-12: Competed in the 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle at the BIG EAST Championships ... Swam a personal-best and finished 23rd in the 50 free (23.88) ... Placed 33rd in the 100 fly and 27th in the 100 free at the conference meet ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 50 free at the Cincinnati/West Virginia tri-meet ... Posted second place in both the 100 free and 200 free against Providence ... RELAYS: Swam a leg of the 400 freestyle relay on the BIG EAST Championship team that finished fifth overall ... 400 freestyle relay teams finished third at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quad-meet and first against Providence.

Xavier College Preparatory: Recipient of the U.S. Army Reserves Scholar Athlete and All-American awards ... Named Most Valuable Senior ... Captain of her swim team.

Personal: Born 6/24/93 ... Middle of three children of William and Mayra Zsiga ... Siblings are Travis (22) and Chloe (16) ... Sara Jurek was an opponent in high school ... Chose to attend Villanova because of the University's strong reputation in academics ... Enjoys playing the piano ... Has yet to declare a major.

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