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Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace
Arianna  Vanderpool-Wallace


Nassau, Bahamas

High School:
Bolles School



Hotel and Restaurant Management


McGill, Shanteau, Targett Win Medals on Final Night of Olympic Swimming

Auburn athletes have now won 50 all-time Olympic medals


Cielo Wins Bronze; Vanderpool-Wallace Makes 50 Free Final

One more day of Olympic swimming


Vanderpool-Wallace, Relays Post Strong Morning for Auburn Swimmers

Five Auburn swimmers in action Friday night


Four Tigers Advance to Finals; Lawrence 6th in 200 Breast

Cielo, Coventry look to defend 2008 gold medals


Cielo 6th, Vanderpool-Wallace 10th in 100 free; Lawrence to 200 Breast Finals

Eight Auburn swimmers in action Thursday


Spend a day with Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace

Spend a day in the life of Auburn's Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, who will represent the Bahamas this summer in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England.


3-17-12 NCAA Championships day 3 Finals

3-17-12 NCAA Championships day 3 Finals


3-17-12 NCAA Championships day 3 Prelims

3-17-12 NCAA Championships day 3 Prelims


3-15-12 Womens NCAAs finals

3-15-12 Womens NCAAs finals


2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Finals

2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Finals

2008 Olympian (Bahamas)
18-time All-American
2011 NCAA Champion (50 free, 100 free)
2011 SEC Women's Swimmer of the Year
2011 SEC Commissioner's Cup Winner
10-time SEC Champion (50 free, 100 free (2), 200 FR, 200 MR, 400 MR (2), 400 FR (2), 100 fly)

Junior Season (2010-11)
Team captain ... Competed at FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, advancing to the finals in the 50 freestyle, where she finished seventh in 24.79 ... Set the Auburn long-course record with a 54.48, finishing 10th in the semi-finals ... Captured Auburn's first NCAA Championships in the 50 and 100 free in Austin, Texas ... Clocked a 21.38 to win 50 free NCAA title ... Came back with a 47.07 in the 100 free to win her second championship of the week ... Also earned All-America honors in the 200 free relay (1:28.43; 4th), 400 medley relay (3:33.92; 11th), 200 medley relay (1:36.62; 4th) and 400 free relay (3:11.70, 2nd) ... Named 2011 SEC Women's Swimmer of the Year ... Also earned 2011 SEC Commissioner's Cup as the high point scorer at the SEC Championships in Gainesville, Fla. ... Set NCAA and U.S. Open record in 100 free at SEC Championships with time of 46.81 in both prelims and finals, breaking Natalie Coughlin's eight-year-old record of 47.00 ... Also broke SEC and school record in 50 free at SECs, winning in a time of 21.34 ... Preliminary time in 100 butterfly (51.98) at SEC Championships was also a school-record time; she finished second in the finals ... Helped 200 free relay (1:28.25), 400 free relay (3:11.70) and 200 medley relay (1:36.11) to SEC titles, setting school records in all three events ... Also helped 200 freestyle relay to a runner-up finish at SECs (3:32.79) ... Recorded a total of 11 victories in dual meets and championship competition during the season ... SEC Female Swimmer of the Week (12/7).

Sophomore Season (2009-10)
Represented the Bahamas at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games and came away with two gold and two silver medals ... Took first in the 50m fly in a meet-record time of 26.92 and finished first in the 100m fly in a meet-record time of 59.74 ... Earned silver in the 50m free (25.53) and 100m free (55.07) ... Tallied six All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA Championships ... Swam to a fifth-place finish in the 100 free with a time of 47.94 ... Her time of 47.74 in the 100 free prelims broke her own school record ... Was a part of the fifth-place finishing 400 free relay (3:15.05) and the sixth-place finishing 200 free relay (1:29.40) ... Swam on the 400 medley squad that finished ninth in 3:34.08 and the 200 medley relay that took 12th in 1:38.99 ... Finished 11th in the 50 free (22.38) and 18th in the 100 fly (53.12) ... Earned three first-place finishes at the 2010 SEC Championships ... Anchored the winning 400 medley relay that finished in 3:31.83 ... Tallied two individual titles at the conference meet, taking first in the 100 free (47.93) and in the 100 fly (52.55) ... Swam the second leg for the second-place 200 free relay (1:29.06) and anchored the third-place 400 free relay (3:15.26) ... Swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay that took fourth (1:38.32) ... Finished fifth in the 50 free at SECs with a time of 22.34.

Freshman Season (2008-09)
Competed for the Bahamas at the 2009 World Championships in Rome ... Individually, set the Bahamian record in both the 100m free and 100m fly and was a part of the Bahamian record-breaking 400m free relay ... Took 21st in the 100m free (54.96) and 43rd in the 100m fly (1:00.56) ... Swam the second leg of the 400m free relay that finished 20th in 3:48.34 ... Also competed in the 50m free, finishing 26th (25.55) and swam the third leg of the 400m medley relay that took 25th (4:15.59) ... Recorded six All-America honors at the 2009 NCAA Championships ... Swam leadoff for the 200 free relay that finished third (1:27.48) ... Her 50 free split of 22.10 was good for fourth all-time at Auburn ... Anchored the 200 medley relay that finished fourth in 1:36.85 and was leadoff for the fifth-place finished 400 free relay (3:12.75) ... Took 10th in the 100 free (48.11) and 13th in the 500 free (22.30) ... Also swam in the prelims for the 400 medley relay that went on to finish ninth overall ... Took 51st in the 200 free (1:48.22) ... was a part of two SEC Champion relays at the 2009 SEC Championships ... Swam the second leg of the 400 free relay that won in a SEC-record 3:12.00 and anchored the 400 medley relay that won in 3:31.28 ... Was runner-up in the 100 free (48.04) and took fourth in the 50 free (22.23) ... Finished 10th in the 100 fly (53.58) ... Member of the runner-up 200 free relay that finished in 1:28.50 ... Won the 100 free title at the U.S. Short Course National Championships in a season-best time of 47.90.

High School
A five-star recruit according to Swimming World Magazine ... Competed for the Bahamas at the 2008 Beijing Olympics ... Finished 28th in the 100m free (55.61) and 24th in the 50m free (25.40) ... Was just the second female swimmer ever from the Bahamas to qualify for the Olympics ... Attended The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla., and swam for the Bolles School Sharks ... Swam on the Bahamas Olympic team with former Auburn swimmers Alana Dillette and Jeremy Knowles.

Daughter of Vincent and Tietchka Vanderpool-Wallace ... Has one brother, Aleksandr ... Full name is Arianna Fritzallen Vanderpool-Wallace ... Plans to major in hotel and restaurant management.

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