The Bears' women's swimming and diving team has three individuals crowned champions as Missouri State wins its eighth straight Missouri Valley Conference Championship and 12th title in the last 13 years
Gold-medal winners Dora Kiss and Lauren Pavel break conference and school records as the Missouri State women's swimming and diving team continues its goal towards an eighth-straight MVC championship Thursday
Honors & Awards · 2014-15 All-MVC Honorable Mention · 2014-15 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team · 2013-14 All-MVC First Team · School Record Holder - 400 IM - 4:20.58 - Feb. 14, 2014 · MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2014, Fall 2013
2014-15 Season (Sophomore): All-MVC honorable mention selection … Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... Had three season-best times at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship … Finished fourth in the A-finals in both the 200 IM (2:05.35) and the 400 IM (4:25.91) … Also got 12th in the 200 backstroke B-finals (2:05.48) … Earned third-place finishes in both editions of the ‘Duel in the Pool’ in the 200 back at Hammons Student Center and the 100 backstroke at Drury … Previously set 2014-15 bests at the Louisville Invitational … Had a personal mark at the Invite with a 58.39 finish in the 100 back … Completed season with top-five times in five events for the Bears, including the second fastest finish in the 400 IM.
2013-14 Season (Freshman):Named to the All-MVC First Team ... Made it on to podium in multiple events at the MVC championships ... First place honors following a 4:20.58 swim in the 400 IM ... Runner up in the 200 back (2.00.58) ... Also placed third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:04.81 ... Runner-up finish at the Arkansas dual meet in the 200 back (2:08.23).
Background: A two-time NSCA junior national qualifier ... Swam club for Waukesha Express Swim Team ... Lettered all four years for Kettle Moraine (Wis.) High ... Ranked as the No. 24 recruit in the state of Wisconsin by CollegeSwimming.com ... A four-time state finalist in both the 200 IM and 100 breast... Finished ninth with a lifetime best in the 200 IM (2:08.09) during her senior campaign; also placed 12th in the 100 breast ... Her highest finish at the Wisconsin state meet came as a junior when she took home fifth in the 200 IM...In 2010, she placed seventh in the 200 IM and eighth in the 100 breast with a career best time of 1:06.86.
Personal: Briana Rae Horozewski is the daughter of Brian Horozewski and Julie Miller ... Born June 8, 1995 ... Has one sister, Meagan ... Majoring in computer information systems.