Naya Higashijima

Naya Higashijima

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kawaguchi, Japan

High School:
Kamashimagakuen HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
Undergraduate Assistant

Experience:
4V

After completing one of the most outstanding careers in Oregon State women's swimming history at the 2003 NCAA Championships, Naya Higashijima stays with the program this season as an undergraduate assistant coach while completing her degree.

Higashijima was a two-time All-American at OSU in the 200-yard butterfly, placing 10th as a junior and eighth as a senior. Her 106 first-place finishes in dual meet and invitational competition were the most by any Beaver swimmer in the Pacific-10 era, and she ended her career holding five school records.

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