| Hayley Peirsol
2006 U.S. Senior National Championship Gold Medalist (800m Free)
2006 U.S. Senior National Championship Silver Medalist (400m Free)
006 Pan Pacific Championship Silver Medalist (1500m free)
2006 Pan Pacific Championship Bronze Medalist (800m free)
2005-06 U.S. National A Team Member
2005 World University Games Gold, Silver Medalist
2003 World Championship Silver Medalist (1500 Free)
2002 Pan-Pacific Bronze Medalist (800 Free)
Junior Season (2005-06)
Named to the 2007 U.S. FINA World Championship Roster ... Ranked 2nd in the world (LCM) in the 1500m free, 4th in the 800m free and 4th in the 400m free ... Captured the gold medal in the 800m free at the U.S. Senior National Championship in a new personal record time of 8:26.45 ... Also earned bronze in the 400m free with a new career best time of 4:06.31 ... Earned silver and bronze at the Pan Pacific Championship in the 1500m and 800m free's, respectively ... Swam an Auburn and personal record 15:49.48 in the 1650 free at the NCAA Championship to earn first national title for AU in the event ... Was runner-up in the 500 free at NCAA's with a new career best time of 4:41.78 ... Also won first SEC title in 1650 free at the conference championships, 15:53.90 ... Finished third at SEC's in the 500 free (4:43.80) and was 13th in the 400 IM (4:18.37).
Sophomore Season (2004-05)
Gold medal winner in the 1500m free in a World University Games record time of 16:08.06 ... Added silver to collection in 800m free at the WUGs in a time of 8:32.89 ... Won the B final of the 400m free at the senior national championship with a personal best time of 4:11.29 ... Swam to an All-American finish in the 1650 free at NCAAs with a time of 15:52.48, good enough for second place ... All-American in the 500 free (4:44.09) ... Turned in a PR in the 500 free in the preliminary round (4:43.17) ... Named honorable mention All-American in the 400 IM ... Was runner-up in the 1650 free at the SEC Championship in a time of 15:51.97, a personal best ... Finished fifth in the 500 free (4:43.26) and 10th in the 400 IM (4:15.23, a PR).
Freshman Season (2003-04)
Was ranked 16th in the SCM World Rankings in the 1500 free (16:15.75) ... Competed at the 2004 USA Olympic Team Trials ... Finished fifth in the 800 free (8:31.29) and was a semi-finalist in the 400 free, placing 13th (4:14.04) ... Earned the first honorable mention All-America honor of her career in the 1500 free, placing 16th with a time of 16:15.75 at NCAAs ... Just missed the consolation finals of the 200 free at NCAAs, clocking a 4:10.21 ... Also swam the 400 IM (4:47.49) ... Had her best showing at SECs in the 1650 free, placing fourth with a time of 16:13.94 ... Finished 10th in the 500 free with a 4:49.83 ... Time of 4:22.90 in the finals of the 400 IM placed her 16th despite a 4:21.54 in prelims.
High School: Graduated from Newport Harbor in 2003 ... Swam for Dr. Dave Salo and Novaquatics ... Was ranked fourth in the 1500m free (16:09.04), 18th in the 800m free (8:36.27), 44th in the 400m free (4:14.84) and 50th in the 400m IM (4:50.63) in the world ... Silver medalist in the 1500m free at the 2003 World Championships (16:09.64) ... Competed at the 2003 Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool, winning silver in the 800m free ... Won her first international medal at the 2002 Pan Pacific Championships, winning bronze in the 800m free ... 2002 National A team member ... US Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400m free, 800m free and 400m IM.
Personal: Full name is Hayley Reide Peirsol ... Parents are Tim Hartig and Louella Peirsol ... Born Aug. 9, 1985 ... Brother, Aaron, is currently a World Record Holder and was a 2000 and 2004 Olympic Gold medalist, and swam at Texas ... The pair was the first brother-sister combination to medal at the World Championships ... Majoring in criminology.
Career Best Times (SCY)
500 Free - 4:41.78
1650 Free - 15:49.48
400 IM - 4:15.23