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[Abbie Goff]Abbie Goff

  • Senior
  • Collegiate Bests
    • 500y Free 4:57.61 (McDonald’s, 1996)
    • 1000y Free 10:04.77 (Alabama, 1996)
    • 200y Back 2:01.14p (SECs, 1996)
    • 200y IM 2:08.02 (Kentucky, 1995)
    • 400y IM 4:19.05 (SECs, 1998)

National/International Competition:

Competed at the 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials, placing 37th in the 200-meter individual medley (2:23.97)...claimed fifth in the 400 IM at both the 1994 and 1995 Senior Nationals, while placing ninth in the 200 back in 1994 and 11th in the 200 IM in 1995...1992 Junior National Champion in the 400 IM...1994 U.S. Swimming All-American and a member of the U.S. Distance/IM team in 1994 and 1995...1993 member of the U.S. Junior National Team...1993 U.S. Olympic Festival participant.

NCAA Championships:

1998 - Placed 32nd in the 400 IM (4:24.40) and 39th in the 200 back (2:02.93). 1996 - Finished 22nd in the 400 IM (4:25.03) and 28th in the 200 back (2:03.37).

SEC Championships:

1998 - Recorded a personal-best time of 4:19.05 to take seventh in the 400 IM, while also finishing 12th in the 200 back (2:01.94)...named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 1997 - Placed eighth in the prelims of the 400 IM (4:21.46), but was disqualified in the finals for using an illegal kick on the butterfly leg...named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 1996 - Finished sixth in both the 200 back (2:03.13) and 400 IM (4:23.15), while also finishing 14th in the 1650 free (17:01.20).

High School:

A 1995 graduate of Pine Crest High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)...1991 Indiana high school state champion in the 200 IM (2:08.36)...joined Pine Crest swim team (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) after spending her freshman year at Center Grove High School (Greenwood, Ind.)...took third in the 200 IM and fifth in the 100 back at the 1992 Florida High School State Championships...placed fourth in the 200 IM and fifth in the 500 free at the 1993 state championships and captured fifth in the 200 IM at the 1994 meet...Pine Crest won the National High School Mythical Championships in 1993...10-time All-American and team captain at Pine Crest in 1993 and 1994...recipient of the Coaches’ Award in 1994 and 1995.


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