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Julia Personeni
Julia  Personeni


Santa Rosa, CA

High School:
Cardinal Newman HS





11 Swimmers named MPSF Scholar-Athletes

Seniors Gwen Walter and Danielle Deiparine were honored for the third time in their career


Toreros Battled Aztecs & Elements in Final Home Meet

Alex Hubel and Danielle Taylor earned first place finishes


Five School Records Fall at MPSF's

11 Swimmers Post Career Best Times


Torero Swimmers Dive into Competitive Action

Toreros swim on long course in pentathlon at San Diego State


Two More School Records Fall at MPSF Championships

Bri Jurries sets record in the 100 breaststroke and helps USD set another in the 400 medley relay


2016 MPSF Championships

2016 MPSF Championships


2016 Beach Cup

USD Swim & Dive team at the 2016 Beach Cup


USD SWIM vs. UCLA | Oct. 19, 2013

USD vs. UCLA, Oct. 19, 2013 | Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,

Honors & Awards:
-MPSF Scholar Athlete (2017)

Senior (2016-17):
Finished the year with three season best times at the MPSF Championships: 100 breast (1:07.69), 200 breast (2:23.96) and the 200 IM (2:12.70)... Named a MPSF Scholar-Athlete.

Junior (2015-16):
Had career best time in the 200 IM at the MPSF Championships (2:11.81)... Was second fastest on the team in the 200 breast (2:21.76)... Was third fastest on the team in the 100 breast (1:05.57).

Sophomore (2014-15):
Had career best times in the 100 Breast (1:05.29), 200 Breast (2:20.57), and 200 IM (2:12.44)... Named Most Improved... Had team's second best time in the 100 Breast.

Freshman (2013-14):
Swam career best times in 100 (1:06.28) and 200 Breast (2:23.41) at 2014 MPSF Championship... Also had career best time of 2:13.71 in 200 IM at 2014 MSPF Championships.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Cardinal Newman High School... Set school records in the 400 Free Relay and 200 Medley Relay as a senior... Swam a 1:06.67 100-yard Breast at the OAPB Walk-On... Swam a 2:45.98 200-meter Breast at the Superleague Championships her senior year... Also during her senior year, clocked a 2:14.30 200-yard IM at the Husky Invitational... Swam with the Neptune Swimming club team.

Personal: Born July 1, 1995 in Santa Rosa, Calif.... On why she chose USD: "The opportunity of a great education, the experience and friendships created from the swim team, and of course - the beautiful location!"... Was also recruited by the University of Connecticut and East Carolina University... Enjoys photography, getting her nails done, and laughing with friends... Notes she tries to never miss Taco Tuesday.

What is your most memorable swimming/diving moment? Why? My most memorable swimming moments have been from championship meets with the whole team,. I love the atmosphere and being able to meet and exceed goals I had been working for all season with my teammates and best friends doing the same thing right along with me. It’s a great feeling being apart of this team.

Describe yourself as an athlete and as a student. As an athlete and a student I put myself in the best position I can in order to reach my greatest potential.

What piece of coaching and/or personal advice has stuck with you over the years?
"You're on fire - don't let your head get in the way!".

Quick Hits
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite movie: Big Daddy
Favorite food: Watermelon & Peanut Butter (not together)
Favorite place to spend time: Mission Beach & Lake Tahoe
Favorite Song: Love Like Crazy by Lee Brice
Major: Business Administration

Career Top Times

Event Time Meet
100 Breast 1:05.29 2015 MPSF Championships
200 Breast 2:20.57 2015 MPSF Championships
200 IM 2:11.81 2016 MPSF Championships
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