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Julie Richards
Julie Richards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brunswick, Ga.

High School:
Glynn Academy

Height:
5-8

Event:
Freestyle

Experience:
SQ



Alabama Highlights:
2009 - Junior

Competed in the 100 and 200 backstrokes and the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... Posted career-best times in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, touching at 1:58.23 which ranks her second all-time for the Tide ... Turned in a career-best time of 55.98 in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships which ranks her eighth all-time for Alabama ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned the Kim Nicholson Most Improved award.

2008 - Sophomore
Competed in the 50 freestyle and the 100 and 200 backstrokes at the SEC Championships ... Posted a career-best 24.42 in the 50 freestyle and a career-best 2:03.51 in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

2007 - Freshman
Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyles and 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... Earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the Fall and Spring semesters ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Al Otte at Glynn Academy ... Swam for Thad Shultz at Brunswick Y Swim Team ... Led Glynn Academy to state title in 2004 freestyle relay ... Won coach's awards all 4 years in high school MVP senior year ... Top three in 100 and 200 Freestyle at Glynn Academy ... Team record in the 100 and 200 Freestyle with Brunswick Y Swim Team ... Won 400 meter at state with Brunswick Y Swim Team

Personal Information:
Full name: Julie Diane Richards ... Daughter of Pete and Debbie Richards ... Brother, Adam and sister, Emily ... Pre-business major ... Born January 20, 1988

Top Times:
100 freestyle 52.31
200 freestyle 1:51.10
100 backstroke 55.98
200 backstroke 1:58.23

     
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