Sophia

Bisch

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Individual Medley/Breaststroke/Freestyle
Height: 5'10"
Class: Junior
City/State: Lake Elmo, Minn.
High School: Stillwater Area HS
Major: Kinesiology
Experience: SQ

Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
Did not compete due to injury in 2017-18.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17)
Garnered finishes of sixth in the 100 fly and third as part of the 400 free relay team in the season opener against Vanderbilt ... Swam the anchor for the 200 free and 400 medley relay squads that took 12th and 16th respectively in the Art Adamson Invite ... Also came in third in the ‘D’ final of the 100 fly in the Art Adamson Invite ... Granted medical hardship during the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Bisch's freshman season was cut short due to injury ... Closed her campaign with an eighth-place finish in the 100 free against Texas A&M … Swam the anchor leg of the 400 free relay team that finished second in the Tigers' dual win over Missouri … Touched the wall eighth in the 100 free and ninth in the 100 fly against Kentucky and Virginia Tech … Finished sixth in the 100 breast against SMU … Earned a fourth-place finish against Tulane in the 100 fly for her first career individual swim.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered five times under high school coach Brian Luke at Stillwater Area High School… Also swam for the Saint Croix Swim Club under Olga Splichalora Espinosa … Ranked as the eighth-best swimmer in Minnesota… Boasted times of 1:04.62 in the 100 breast, 2:04.57 in the 200 IM and 23.66 in the 50 free… Thirteen-time All-State and five-time All-Conference member… Named an All-American and section swimmer of the year in 2012… Broke the school record in the 100 breast her sophomore season ... A part of National Honor Society and a four-year academic letter winner ... Also named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

PERSONAL
Born November 30, 1996… Parents are Steve and Paula Bisch… Has three siblings–Aaron, Alex and Louie… Mother swam at the University of Minnesota, father played football at the University of Minnesota and brother (Alex) played football at the University of Minnesota… Majoring in Kinesiology.

Bisch’s Top Times
50 free- 23.97 2016 Art Adamson Invitational
100 free- 52.75 2016 Art Adamson Invitational
100 breast- 1:09.44 2015 SMU vs. LSU
100 fly- 56.93 2016 Art Adamson Invitational

Bisch’s 2016-17 Top Times
50 free- 23.97 Art Adamson Invitational
100 free- 52.75 Art Adamson Invitational
100 fly- 56.93 Art Adamson Invitational

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