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Christine Mauro

Class Jr.
Hometown Lake Forest, Ill.
High School Lake Forest
Previous School Arizona State

Iowa Items — Transferred from Arizona State University… her best time in the 1,650 free (17:09.16) ranks ninth on Iowa’s all-time top performers list.

2010-11 — Swam collegiate best times in the 100 free (54.05) at the Hawkeye Invitational and 400 IM (4:37.18) at the Big Ten Championships… recorded nine top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2009-10 — Swam a collegiate best time in the 100 free (55.58) at the Shamrock Invite… swam season best times in the 500 free (5:01.97), 1000 free (10:33.48) and 1650 free (17:09.29)… letterwinner.

2008-09 — Began establishing herself as more of a middle-distance swimmer… improved her times in both the 200 and 500 free… set a new personal best in the 200 free at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 1:51.59… clocked in at 4:56.51 for a new personal best at the Pac-10 Championships… earned a season-best 1000 free time of 10:18.69 against Cal… touched in at 16:54.17 in the 1,650 free at the Texas Invite.

2007-08 — Competed in the mid-distance and distance free events…all of her best times of the season were at the Pac-10 Championships…earned new personal bests in all four of her main events… clocked in a time of 1:52.77 in the 200 free; 4:56.61 in the 500 free; 10:12.72 in the 1000 free and 16:48.75 in the 1,650 free.

High School — A 2007 graduate of Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest, Ill… earned four letters in swimming… member of the 2003 Illinois state champion high school team in 2003… team was also named the No. 1 team in the country in 2003… named Most Valuable Swimmer on her team her senior year…. named Most Improved Swimmer her freshman, sophomore and junior years… inducted in Lake Forest High School’s Sports Wall of Honor her senior year… in 2006, became the only female swimmer in the history of Illinois to final in the 50 and 500 freestyle at the state meet… coached by Lea Maurer (Stanford) and Maureen Sheahan (Kansas).

Personal — Born May 25, 1989, in New York City… daughter of Bob and Florence Mauro… father, Bob, played basketball and baseball for St. Francis College… sister Florence was an All-American swimmer for ASU from 2000-04… sister Alyse swam for the University of Rhode Island from 2003-04 and played water polo for Indiana University in 2005.

Mauro’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 54.05 Hawkeye Invitational 12/3/10
200 Free 1:51.59 PAC-10 Championship 2/25/09
500 Free 4:46.51 PAC-10 Championship 2/25/09
1000 Free 10:12.72 Texas Invite N/A
1650 Free 16:48.75 PAC-10 Championship 2/27/08
400 IM 4:37.18 at Big Ten Championships 2/16/11