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Tyra  Rooney
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Tyra Rooney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
National Sports School

Height:
5-9

Event:
Freestyle


07/20/2014

Three Pioneers Finish with Top-10 Performances at 2014 Canadian Championships

Corea finished the Canadian Championships with three top-ten postings

2015-16:

  • Reached NCAA B Standards in the 1650 Free
  • Helped team win 18 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships
  • Helped set nine Summit League Championship records
  • Named to the 2016 Summit All-League team

Top Times:

  • 16:31.02 1650 Free Summit League Championships (2-18-15)
  • 1:50.95 200 Free Hawkeye Invitational (12-5-14)
  • 4:52.10 500 Free WAC Swimming Championships (2-27-13)
  • 10:15.56 1000 Free FAU vs Denver (12-19-12)

2012-13:

  • Finished second in the 1650 freestyle and ninth in the 500 freestyle at the WAC Championships (2/27/13)
  • Placed first in the 1000 freestyle and fourth in the 500 freestyle at FAU (12/19/12)
  • Took third in the 1000 freestyle at UNLV (10/27/12)
  • Finished sixth in the 1650 freestyle and 12th in the 500 freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (11/30/12)

Before Denver:

  • Swam for the Cascade Swim Club
  • Graduated from the National Sports School in 2012
  • In 2011, was a member of Team Canada at the North America Challenge, placing first in the 400 and 800 Freestyle 

Personal:

  • Born February 24, 1995 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Daughter of Kevin and Christine Rooney
  • Has an older brother, Bryan
  • Chose DU because of the close team environment and the ability to train at altitude
  • One day hopes to attend medical school to become a doctor
  • Majoring in Biology

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