In addition to being the last meet of the regular season, the competition will also be Alabama's Power of Pink meet to help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer and the Tide will honor it seniors with a pre-meet ceremony
In the first swimming and diving meet of the 2015-16 collegiate season, Alabama's men beat DSU, 213-49, while the Crimson Tide women won 219-42
Alabama Highlights: 2016 – Senior: Finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 50 freestyle, taking seventh … scored in the 100 butterfly, taking 19th at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … also competed in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays, 400 and 200 medley relays, and 100 freestyle at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … scored at South Carolina in the 50 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay, taking fourth and third, respectively … also competed in the 400 medley relay and 100 butterfly at South Carolina, taking fifth and sixth, respectively … scored at the home meet against Auburn in the 200 freestyle relay, taking third … competed in the 200 medley relay and 50 freestyle against Auburn, taking fifth in both … also competed in the 100 freestyle against Auburn, taking tenth … finaled at the opening meet at Delta State University in the 400 freestyle relay, taking top honors … scored in the 400 medley relay and 50 freestyle at Delta State, taking third and fourth, respectively … also competed in the 100 butterfly at Delta State, taking sixth. 2015 – Junior: Competed as part of the Tide’s 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays at the NCAA Championships … finaled at the SEC Championships as part of the Tide’s 200 and 400 freestyle relays, taking fifth and eighth, respectively … led off Alabama’s school-record setting 400 freestyle relay and anchored its school-record setting 200 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships … also competed in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships … posted career-best times in the 50 freestyle (22.88), 100 freestyle (50.12) and 100 butterfly (54.30) at the SEC Championships … ranked fifth in the 50 freestyle, seventh in the 100 freestyle and ninth in the 100 butterfly all time at Alabama … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … First Team CSCAA Scholar All-American … earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 GPA) for the spring semester … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester.
2014 - Sophomore: Swam on both the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams at the NCAA Championships … part of the 200 freestyle relay that set a school record with a time of 1:29.76 in the prelims of the NCAA Championships … part of the school-record setting 200 medley relay at the SEC Championships which posted a 1:37.24 … competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle races and the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships … swam a career-best time of 22.92 in the 50 freestyle at the Bulldog Invitational which ranks her fourth all-time at Alabama … posted a career-best 50.46 in the 100 freestyle at the Bulldog Invitational to rank tenth all-time at Alabama … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 - Freshman: Won the 50 freestyle twice during the regular season ... posted Alabama’s top time of the season in the 50 freestyle, with a 23.08 at the SEC Championships, which ranked her sixth all-time for the Tide … competed in the 100 butterfly and 50 and 100 freestyle at the SEC Championship … posted a career-best 51.13 in the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships … posted Alabama’s top time of the season in the 100 butterfly … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Scott Lawson at Inland Coastal Aquatics Club ... three-time All-American ... three-year USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... 2012 San Diego All-Section Swimmer of the Year ... three-time San Diego Division 1 CIF champion in the 100 butterfly and 50 freestyle ... USA Senior National Championship qualifier in the 100 butterfly ... set seven Inland Coastal Aquatics Club records ... 12-year Girl Scout ... Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient ... National Honors Society ... California Scholarship Federation.
Personal Information: Full name: Justine Ann Panian ... daughter of Kassie and James Panian ... sister, Jaymee ... brothers, Kirk and Clint ... chemical engineering major ... born March 20, 1994.