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Valerie Inghels
Valerie Inghels

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Saleilles, France

High School:
Rosa Luxemburg

Event:
Butterfly

Major:
International Business

Freshman Season (2012-13):
Claimed two NCAA'B' cut times in the 100 and 200 fly during her first full season at Auburn...Clocked a 53.88 in the 100 fly to earn the'B' cut time at the Bulldog Last Chance, placing fourth overall and having the fourth-fastest Auburn time in that event for the year...At the same meet, won the 200 fly event with a 'B' cut time of 1:57.95, a season-best and second-fastest on the team...Her 200 fly time is also the eighth-fastest in Auburn history...Competed in five events during the year (200 free, 500 free, 1,650 free, 100 fly, 200 fly)...Fastest 200 free (1:57.43)time came at Georgia Fall Invite, placing 46th...Swam the 500 free against Notre Dame, finishing eighth (5:22.81)...One of three swimmers to compete in 1,650 free with fastest time (18:20.90) coming against Alabama to open the year where she placed fifth.

Pre-College:
Was French junior national champion in 200 fly (short and long course) ... Semi-finalist at French Olympic Trials ... Won the title in the 200 fly at Belgium's Olympic Trials ... Enters Auburn with personal bests in the 200m fly - long course (2:16) and 200m fly - short course meters (2:14.41).

Personal:
Parents are Patrick and Annemie Inghels ... Has two sisters, Emily and Sophie ... Plans to major in international business.

Inghels' Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
200 freestyle 1:57.43 12/1/12 Georgia Invitational
500 freestyle 5:22.81 10/26/12 Notre Dame
1,650 freestyle 18:20.90 10/12/12 Alabama
100 butterfly 53.88 3/2/13 Bulldog Last Chance
200 butterfly 1:57.95 3/2/13 Bulldog Last Chance
Inghels' Top Times (LCM)
Event Time Year Meet
100 butterfly 1:02.51 2012 Open Belgium Champ.
200 butterfly 2:18.84 2012 Elite French Champ.