Swimming & Diving



 Rasha Tejada
Rasha Tejada

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Daharan, Saudi Arabia

High School:
Daharan Academy HS

Height:
5-1

Event:
Distance Freestyle/Butterfly

Experience:
1L


Freshman: (2011-12): Tejada saw limited time in the pool for the Cowgirls during her freshman season, but did swim in the Citrus Classic and at the Northern Colorado-Colorado School of Mines Triangular. Her best finishes of the season came against UNC and CSM. She finished the 100 butterfly in third place with a time of 1:00.62. She finished the 200 butterfly with at time of 2:15.09 which was good enough for fourth place. At the Citrus Classic, she touched the wall with two top-10 finishes in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. She finished the 100 fly in seventh with a time of 1:00.17, while taking 10th in the 100 back (1:06.95).

High School: Tejada comes to the University of Wyoming from Dhahran Academy High School in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. She had an excellent career competing at the national level in Saudi Arabia. She set 17-18 age group records in the 25 freestyle, 25, 50, 100 and 200 butterfly, and the 200 individual medley. She was named All-City, All-Conference, All-Region and All-State all four years of high school. She helped lead her team to city and conference championships as well as placing in the top 10 at the state tournament. She excelled in the classroom as well, graduating National Honors Society and Academic All-Conference.

Personal: Tejada was born on April 11, 1993 in Quezon City, Philippines. She is the daughter of Roland and Rosemarie Tejada. She has two siblings, Reham and Rayan. She undecided about a major at Wyoming.

Top Times: 200 butterfly; 2:15.09 | 100 fly; 1:00.17.

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