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Kendall Brown
Kendall Brown
Height: 5-8
Year: So.-1L
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, Calif.
High School: Laguna Hills
Position: Swimming
Events: Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley

Academic Notes: Majoring in strategic communication...WAC All-Academic selection in 2013...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2014.

Career Notes: School record holder in 400 IM (4:17.46)...Has also recorded top-five times in program history in 500 Freestyle (4:52.62), 1,650 Freestyle (16:31.73) and 200 Butterfly (2:02.00).

2013-14 (Sophomore): Totaled one gold medal with two All-WAC first team honors and one second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 200 butterfly, 500 and 1650 freestyle and 400 IM at the WAC Championships...Won the 1650 Free for the second consecutive year with a season-best time of 16:33.27...Finished second in the 400 IM with a NCAA B Standard and season-best time of 4:18.46...Finished fifth in the 500 Free with a season-best time of 4:54.53...Also recorded a season-best time of 2:03.51 in 200 Fly...Broke the Wall Aquatic Center record in 800 Free with time of 8:59.96 versus Grand Canyon...Placed seventh in 400 IM at UNLV Invitational...Named WAC Swimmer of the Week on Feb. 11...Totaled 16 top-three finishes with eight individual titles...Won three events in season-opening meet versus New Mexico...Won individual titles in 400, 800, 1000 and 1500 Free, 200 Fly and 200 Back...Also swam in 200 and 400 Free Relays during the season.

2012-13 (Freshman): Totaled one gold medal with two All-WAC first team honors and one second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 200 butterfly, 500 and 1650 freestyle and 400 IM at the WAC Championships...Won the 1650 Free with a time of 16:31.73...Finished third in the 400 IM with a career-best time of 4:17.46 after fifth-best time in prelims...Finished fifth in the 500 Free with a career-best time of 4:52.62...Also swam a time trial in the 200 Fly and recorded career-best time of 2:02.00...Totaled 14 top-three finishes with three individual titles...Won 800 Free against New Mexico State and Colorado State and 1000 Free against New Mexico...Also swam in 400 Free during the season.

High School: Three-year letter winner and team captain at Laguna Hills HS... CIF finalist in two events and league champion in two events in 2011...Was also a CIF qualifier in 2009 and 2010... Led team to a second place finish in the Sunset League in 2011...CIF master's 2011 All-Star team selection and was selected for the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) team to represent southern California against Mexico and Canada...Placed 23rd in the 1500 free at the 2011 USA Swimming Junior Nationals...Also swam for the Aquazots club team.

Personal: Kendall Nicole Brown was born April 9, 1994 in Laguna Hills, Calif...Daughter of Greg and Mary Brown...One younger brother, Connor, and one younger sister, Gabrielle...Both siblings also swim for Aquazots club team...Is deaf in her left ear and has a hearing loss in her right ear...Chose NAU because of the landscape of Flagstaff, the unity of the team, and the coaches...Hobbies include bodyboarding, skiing, kayaking, and paddle boarding...Also considered Arizona, UCLA, Oregon State, San Diego State, and Ohio during the recruiting process.