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Krista Maier
Krista Maier
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.-2L
Hometown: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
High School: Kealakehe
Position: Swimming
Events: Freestyle

Academic Notes: Majoring in biomedical science with a minor in chemistry…Considering a profession as an ER doctor...Two time WAC All-Academic selection...Three time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

2010-11 (Junior): Earned All-WAC second team honors in the 500 and 1650 freestyle at the WAC Championships...Finished fourth in the 1650 free with a time of 16:54.72, finished eighth in the 500 free with a prelim time of 4:56.14 to advance to the A Final...Placed 16th in the 200 free with a prelim time of 1:50.58 to advance to the B Final...Part of 800 free relay team that finished third with an NCAA "B" standard time of 7:18.32...Also swam on the 400 free relay team which finished sixth in 3:26.38...Named WAC Verizon Wireless Swimmer fo the Week on November 10...Also competed in the 100, 400, 800 and 1000 free and 200 free relay during the dual season...Won the 1000 free with a time of 10:27.24 against Idaho...Won the 800 free with a team season best time of 9:19.45 against Boise State...Season best 400 free time of 4:30.29 vs Boise State, 100 free time of 54.28 vs UNLV/UCSB.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Team and career-best 200-yard freestyle swim (1:52.84) at WAC Championships … Swam 12th fastest prelim time at WAC meet … Finished 16th in championship final … Part of fourth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the WAC Championships … Finished 11th in 1650-yard freestyle at the WAC Championships … Placed 26th 500-yard freestyle at championship meet … Placed second in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 200-yard freestyle against San Diego and San Diego State.

2008-09 (Freshman): Injured for the majority of the season and competed in only two meets … Placed fifth in the 200 freestyle and sixth in the 400 freestyle vs. New Mexico State on Dec. 6 … Placed 10th in the 500 free at Arizona on Jan. 2 … NAU Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete Award recipient.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Kealakehe High School … Four-year letterwinner and one-year team captain for coach Steve Borowski … Holds seven school records including individual records in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly … Also a three-year starter and two-time team captain on the water polo team … Swam for the Kona Aquatics Swim Team.

Personal Info: Krista Rae Metcalfe Maier was born Jan. 10, 1990 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada … Daughter of Kim and Carol Maier ... Two brothers, Ben and Nick , and one sister, Jen … Also considered Northern Colorado and Colorado College in the recruiting process.