Scholar-Athlete Awards Require A GPA Of 3.5 Or Better
Seven achieve perfect 4.0 GPA
Conci And Dilworth Win David Schmitt Most Inspirational Athlete Award
Freshman Denny won the MW Championship in the 200 backstroke.
Cowgirls move up one position to fourth place after day three of MW Championships
Pictures from Wyoming's 2009-10 Swimming and Diving Season
Junior: (2010-11)- Wells has proven herself as one of the Cowgirl's most consistent performers, especially in the 200 backstroke where she has the second-fastest time in Cowgirl history. Wells performed well for the Cowgirls at the Mountain West Championships placing 10th in the 200 back posting the second-fastest time in Cowgirl history of 2:00.69. During the regular season she placed first in the 200 back twice against TCU and Utah. She helped the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish against Air Force. At the Texas Invite, she placed 18th in the 100 back with a time of 56.79, which was the Cowgirls second-fastest time of the season. Wells earned her third Cowgirl letter award. For her performance in the classroom she earned Academic All-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors with a 4.0 grade point average.
Sophomore: (2009-10)- Wells helped the Cowgirl 800 freestyle relay team to a top-three finish at the MWC Championships while setting a school record on the way. She placed in the top 15 in three individual events at the conference championships, placing seventh in the 200 back and 13th in both the 200 IM and 100 back.
Freshman: (2008-09)- Wells made an immediate impact for the Cowgirls as a freshman individually and in relays. At the 2009 MWC Championships, Wells placed 13th in the 200 IM and 200 backstroke. She also added a 16th-place finish in the 100 backstroke. The times she posted at conference also wrote her name in the UW record books. She now owns the second-fastest time in school history in the 100 backstroke and the third-fastest in the 200 backstroke. Her 200 individual medley time at the conference championships was the fifth-fastest in UW history, and she also was a part of the best time in school history in the 800 freestyle relay. She competed over the summer at the 2009 US Open. Wells earned Academic All-Conference as well as the Scholar Athlete award.
High School: At Crescent Valley High School, Wells helped lead her team to back-to-back state championship titles her junior and senior year. She set the state record in the 100 back as a junior and set team records in that event, as well as the 200 free and 200 medley relays. As a sophomore, she and her teammates set the state record in the 4x100 relay. She was a member of National Honor Society and a three-time Scholastic and Academic All-American.
Personal: She was born on March 10, 1990 in Newport, R.I. She is the daughter of Victoria and Dennis and has four siblings, Trahern, Meredith, Allison and Charlotte. She is majoring in kinesiology and health promotion while at UW.
Top Times: 100 backstroke-56.79; 200 back-2:00.69; 200 individual medley-2:05.45; 200 freestyle-1:53.44