Kristin Huston

Kristin Huston

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chico, Calif.

High School:
Pleasant Valley HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint free; fly

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: One of 12 returning letterwinners and 9 returning Pac-10 scorers ... holds school record in 200 freestyle (1:50.61, 2002); also has 3 other places on OSU's all-time top-10 lists: second in 50 free (23.26, 2004), 100 free (50.98, 2002), ninth in 100 back (58.75, 2004) ... part of school-record relays in 200 free (1:34.42, 2004), 400 free (3:27.44, 2003), 800 free (7:27.56, 2002), 200 medley (1:42.85, 2003), 400 medley (3:43.69, 2003) ... on OSU's list of Pac-10 era career win leaders, tied for fourth (46); also second in wins in 50 free (16), 100 free (21) ... (2004) Pacific-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... at Pac-10 Championships, tied for sixth in 50 free (23.50 final, 23.40 prelim), placed 21st in 100 free (51.13), 24th in 200 free (1:51.61 final, 1:51.48 prelim) ... 18 event victories; that is 11th on OSU's list of Pac-10 era single-season leaders, including third in 50 free season wins (8), tied for fourth in 100 free wins (6) ... at Speedo Cup, 3-time winner by taking 50 free, 100 free, 200 free ... also 3-time winner vs. Fresno State by taking 50 free, 100 back, 100 fly ... had 6 duals with 2 event wins, vs. California-Santa Barbara, San Jose State, Northwestern, Cincinnati, second dual vs. Washington State, Washington ... (2003) Pacific-10 All-Academic second team ... at Pac-10 Championships, placed 14th in 50 free (23.46 final, 23.40 prelim); finished 25th in 200 free (1:52.52); part of relays that placed fifth in 400 medley relay (3:43.69); seventh in 200 medley relay (1:42.85); eighth in 200 free (1:34.61), 400 free (3.27.74) ... 15 event victories; that tied for 11th on OSU's list of Pac-10 era single-season leaders, including third in 100 free (9); tied for fifth in 50 free (4); also had wins in 200 free (2) ... had OSU's best times of season in 50 free (23.40), 100 free (51.34) ... had at least 1 event victory in 12 dual meets ... had 3 event wins vs. Fresno State; 2 event wins vs. California-Santa Barbara, San Jose State, second dual vs. Washington State ... (2002) At Pac-10 Championships, placed 12th in 100 free (51.29); 17th in 50 free (23.82); 23rd in 200 free (1:50.66) ... set school record in 200 free (1:50.61, Speedo Cup) ... also had OSU's top times of season in 50 free (23.40, Pac-10), 100 free (50.98, Pac-10); on season-best relays in 400 free (3:28.84, Pac-10), 800 free (school-record 7:27.56, Pac-10), 200 medley (school-record 1:44.09, Pac-10), 400 medley (school-record 3:46.45, Pac-10) ... third on team with 14 event wins; had 4 multi-win meets, vs. California-Santa Barbara, Seattle, Brigham Young and Fresno State.

PLEASANT VALLEY HIGH: Lettered 4 years ... Junior Nationals qualifier ... in 4-year career, swam 16 events at sectional meets, winning 15 ... top times of 24.31 in 50 free, 52.98 in 100 free, 58.66 in 100 fly ... also played basketball ... 3.8 GPA; All-American Scholar/Athlete Award ... also swam for Chico Aqua-Jets club.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Pharmacy; considering becoming a pharmacist ... born in Chico, Calif. ... parents are Tom and Carol Huston; family includes sister Shauna (17) ... cousin Kellen Huston played football for Nebraska, cousin Kiel Huston swam for Tennessee ... enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, watching movies, road trips, reading in the sun ... OSU Honor Roll; Provost Scholarship; Pre-Pharmacy Club ... top athletic thrill has been having her family at most of her meets and being able to share her success with them ... favorite athletes are Jerry Rice, Lance Armstrong, former teammate Naya Higashijima; favorite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You; favorite TV shows are CSI, Monk; favorite books are the Harry Potter series; favorite foods are curly fries, steak, fruit; favorite restaurants are Hulas, Burger Hut, Big River ... chose OSU for its coaches and team atmosphere, and because it was "a good fit for what I wanted to pursue academically."

OREGON STATE SEASON-BY-SEASON BESTS

YEAR 50 free 100 free 200 free 100 back 100 fly

2002 23.40 50.98 1:50.61 59.37 ---

2003 23.40 51.34 1:52.52 --- ---

2004 23.26 51.13 1:50.77 58.75 58.30

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