This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.
Alabama Highlights: 2014 - Sophomore: Scored in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 16th place ... broke the 18-year old school record in the 200 backstroke with a 1:56.03 ... first UA woman under 1:57 in the 200 backstroke ... posted career-best marks in the 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships with times of 1:49.44 and 2:01.14, respectively ... ranks eighth all-time at Alabama in the 200 freestyle ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 GPA or better) for the spring semester ... carries a 3.52 cumulative GPA into her junior year.
2013 - Freshman: Won the 100 freestyle against Delta State ... posted career-best times at the SEC Championships of 51.00 and 1:49.69 in the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle, respectively ... also competed in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... carries a 3.66 GPA for her career ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Matt Lee at Munster Swim Club ... high school All-American in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 100 freestyle ... earned All-State honors in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke ... Munster MVP all four years ... swam the 100 butterfly, backstroke and freestyle at the 2009 USA Senior National Championships ... competed in the 100 butterfly, backstroke and freestyle at the 2010 USA Junior National Championships ... competed in the 100 butterfly as well as the 100 and 200 backstroke at the 2011 USA Junior National Championships.
Personal Information: Full name: Brittany Lynn Gilbert ... daughter of Lori and Mike Gilbert ... sisters, Aubry and Caitlyn ... communication studies major... born October 26, 1993.