Sarah Geerdes
Sarah  Geerdes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valley Center, CA

High School:
Heritage Christian HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Free/IM

Birthdate:
03/20/1990

Experience:
3V


04/05/2012

11 Toreros selected for MPSF All-Academic honors

Among the Toreros honored were four seniors, four juniors, and three sophomores.

02/21/2012

Toreros rack up eight All-MPSF selections

Freshman Keenan Lineback and Sarah Geerdes earned all-conference honors in multiple events.

02/18/2012

Lineback and Geerdes With Top-5 Finishes on Day Three

The Toreros earned a total of three top-5 finishes on the day.

02/18/2012

USD women finish fifth at MPSF Championships

Keenan Lineback posted a second-place finish in the 1650 free on the final day of competition.

02/16/2012

Geerdes Leads Way on Day Two of MPSF Championships

Sarah Geerdes posted the team's top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 200 IM.

Junior (2010-2011): Earned first-team All-MPSF honors in the 200 free, while also garnering second-team All-MPSF honors in the 200 IM, 100 free, and 400 free relay... Set a USD record in the 50 free (23:47) and the 200 free (1:48.77)... Named MPSF All-Academic.

Sophomore (2009-2010): Named first-team All-WAC and WAC All-Academic... Set USD records in the 200 free relay (1:33.15), 400 free relay (3:23.47), 800 free relay (7:23.17).

Freshman (2008-2009): Named first-team All-WAC... Set a USD record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:02.30.

High School: Did not compete in high school swimming because she was home-schooled... Was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American as a junior and a High Point Winner at San Diego Senior Classic during her senior year ... Swam a sixth place finish her senior year at California/Nevada Spring sections in the 100 yard freestyle... Competed with the Escondido Swim Club.

Personal: Born in San Diego, California on March 20, 1990... Daughter of Tricia Geerdes... Was also recruited by San Jose State, Hawaii, University of Wyoming, University of the Pacific, and Loyola... Chose USD because of proximity to home and the beach, swim program, and the great academics... Named to the USD Dean's List... Notes that she loves to shop at thrift stores and the she is very good at Dance Dance Revolution... She sings and plays the guitar and is learning to play the mandolin... Is a member of the leadership team for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at USD as a worship leader.

What is your most memorable swimming/diving moment? Why?
The 200yd free finals at MPSF Championships this past year. It was one of those races when you feel all of your hard work and dedication coming together perfectly and you have the race of your life. I got 2nd, broke the team record, it was my first time breaking the 1:50 barrier, and I got the NCAA B cut!

What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
Hopefully I'll be settled down as a photographer, with an Olympic medal under my belt, and a wonderful man I can raise fast little swimmers with.

What are you looking forward to in the upcoming season?
I'm really excited to see what our team as a whole can accomplish. We have to many talented young women on this team and I believe that we are going to break records and place higher than we ever have before at conference.

Quick Hits
Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother, The IT Crowd, Game of Thrones
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride is always a winner but I don't know if I can only pick one movie.
Favorite food: A good steak, mashed potatos, a nice salad and a HUGE glass of milk to wash it down.
Favorite place to spend time: Anywhere I can be with people I love.
Most listened to song on your iPod: Uh...this is such a hard decision...I always mix up what I listen to so I have so many favorites, but I love Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, Death Cab for Cutie.

Major: Visual Arts with a photography emphasis.

Top Times
200 Free: 1:48.77
200 IM: 2:02.30
50 Free: 23:47

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