Cards faced powers Texas, Indiana and Michigan
Cards swim with elite field with Michigan, Indiana and Texas
Kylliainen named Swimmer of the Meet
Cards strong first session has them positioned for a championship
Cards win opener
Freshman: Houck had an impressive freshman year with the Cardinals as she was named to the All-Conference squad after a strong showing at the AAC Championships. She was a member of the 800-freestyle relay squad which broke a school record with a 1:47.17 showing at the Championships. Houck was the fastest Cardinal as she finished second in the 1650-free in 16:44.64. Along with the second place finish, she finished third in the 500-free with a time of 4:46.11 and finished eighth in the 200-free in 1:49.29. Houck placed first six times this season while winning the 500-free three times (Notre Dame, Kentucky, Cincinnati/Houston). She finished first in the 1000-free against Notre Dame in a time of 10:09.00 and against Xavier. She also added a first place finish in the 200-free at the Michigan Invitational in 1:47.88.
Prep: Abby Houck hails from Boulder, Colorado where she swam for North Jeffco Swim team. Houck is a Colorado state champion in the 500-freestyle. She was also a five- time All- American in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle, and competed at the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 400-meter freestyle.
Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Jane Houck. Born June 20, 1995. Major is Sports Administration.