Natalie Garland
Natalie Garland
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Westmont HS
Position: Freestyle

2011-12: Swam season best times of 5:05.20 in the 500-yard freestyle, 1:54.59 in the 200-yard freestyle and 17:49.63 in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the MPSF Championships…Also posted a personal record in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 17:46.44 at the 2011 Arena Invitational. 

Attended Westmont High School…Swam for coach Craig Robertson…Was a three-time All-American in swimming…Set five school records at Westmont…Also competed for Santa Clara Swim Club under the tutelage of coach John Bitter…Was a four-year member of the California Scholarship Federation…Earned the Senior Scholar-Athlete Award.

Natalie Garland was born on Feb. 2, 1993 in San Jose, Calif.…Parents are Bob and Lynette Garland…Has an older sister, Nicole…Is majoring in statistics and would like to be a statistician for a large company…Enjoys hanging out with friends and going to the beach…“A Walk to Remember” is her favorite book…Enjoys the music of Taylor Swift…Names her parents as her personal heroes…Favorite aspect of college swimming is the team and the people on it.