Academic Notes: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics…WAC All-Academic selection and Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient for 2011-12.
Career Notes: Fourth fastest time in program history in 500 Freestyle (4:54.45)...Fourth fastest time in program history in 1650 Freestyle (16:44.01).
2011-12 (Freshman): Named NAU Female Newcomer of the Year...Earned two All-WAC first team honors at WAC Championship...Finished third in the 1650 Free in 16:44.01, the fourth fastest time in program history...Finished fourth in the 500 Free in 4:54.45, the fourth fastest time in program history...Won the B final and placed ninth overall in the 200 Butterfly after a prelim time of 2:05.23...Also swam a time trial in the 200 Free in 1:50.95, the second fastest time on the team for the season...Won the 400 Free vs Idaho State and the 200 Free Relay at Northern Colorado...Also had five second-place finishes and three third-place finishes during the regular season.
High School: Four year letter winner, one year team captain in swimming at Sabino HS for head coach Lora Wright, her mother…Named team co-most valuable swimmer as a senior…All-American with state and team record in 200 medley relay and team record in 400 free relay …State finalist in 200 free and 100 fly…Competed at state meet in all-four seasons.
Personal: Caitlin Nicole Wright was born Feb. 12, 1993 in Fontana, Calif….Daughter of Bob and Lora Wright…Both parents swam at UC Irvine…Mother, Lora, is an elementary school teacher in addition to serving as the Sabino HS head swimming coach…One younger brother, Garrett, and one older sister, Courtney…Hobbies include photography and watching movies.