This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.
Alabama Highlights: 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.