Brittany Thurstin
Brittany  Thurstin
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bryan, TX

High School:
Bryan HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Freestyle

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


07/18/2017

VIDEO: Mean Green DNA Vol. 9 - Balance

Thurstin Discusses Balancing Life as Student-Athlete

2016-17:
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s List Honor Roll and Commissioner’s Academic Medal recipient...Part of the 200 freestyle relay team that set the North Texas Record at the C-USA Championships
50 Freestyle
Swam the ninth-fastest time in program history (23.31) at the C-USA Championships... Secured a podium finish with a time of 24.35 versus No. 7 Texas A&M... Finished first in a dual meet against TCU with a time of 24.16
100 Freestyle
Clocked a time of 51.31 at the C-USA Championships, a career best... Placed third in a dual meet against No. 7 Texas A&M with a time of 53.66... Swam a time of 53.95 in a dual meet against TCU, good for fourth place
200 Freestyle Relay
Swam the opening leg of the 200 freetyle at the C-USA Championships, helping her team to a program-best  time of 1:32.99... Swam the anchor leg in the Phill Hansel Invite, helping her team to an eighth-place finish (1:34.23)... Swam the second leg, helping her team to a first-place finish versus No. 7 Texas A&M
200 Medley Relay
Swam the anchor leg for the relay team that swam a time of 1:41. 22 at the C-USA Championship, the second-fastest time in program history... Helped earn a fifth-place finish in a dual meet versus No. 7 Texas A&M (1:47.80)... Helped her relay team to a time of 1:48.19 against TCU on Jan. 27, good for second place
400 Freestyle Relay
Helped her team to a time of 3:31.33 and a first-place finish in a dual meet against TCU on Jan. 27

2015-16:

Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's List Honor Roll and Commissioner's Academic Medal recipient
50 Freestyle
Posted a time of 23.81 in a swim-off at the Phill Hansel Invitational in Houston... Picked up her first career individual win at the San Diego Shootout with a time of 24.74 in the finals... Her preliminary time of 24.69 was the fastest of entire meet at the San Diego Shootout... Also won first place overall at the triple-dual meet against Arkansas-Little Rock, Ouachita Baptist and Southern Illinois (24.23) and the dual-meet against TCU (24.16)... Finished 11th at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 23.52
100 Freestyle
Finished 24th at the Conference USA Championships, clocking a season-best time of 52.22 in the preliminaries and 52.97 in the final
200 Freestyle Relay
Was part of a relay team that placed second at Rice with a time of 1:37.70, the fifth-fastest by a North Texas relay team in the event this season... Was also part of a relay team that placed second at SMU with a time of 1:35.05, the second-fastest time by a North Texas relay team in the event this season... Finished fifth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 1:34.39, the sixth-fastest time in school history
400 Freestyle Relay
Was a part of a relay team that won first place against TCU with a time of 3:30.49, the second-fastest time by a North Texas relay team in the event this season
200 Medley Relay
During the time trials at the Conference USA Championships, clocked a time of 1:42.02, the fourth-fastest time in school history

High School:

Was a two-time district championship and four-time regional finalist in the 50 freestyle... Placed second at the 5A Region V meet during her junior year... Finished fourth in the 50 freestyle at the 2014 South Zone TISCA Championships

Top Times:
• 50 free - 23.52
• 100 free - 51.50

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