Hope Curran
Hope Curran
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Walnut Creek, Calif.
High School: College Park HS
Position: Breaststroke/IM

UC SANTA BARBARA
2012-13: Placed 20th in the 100 freestyle (52.56) at the MPSF Championships…Placed third in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.53) against Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 15…Finished third in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.97 against UNLV on Jan. 19…Recorded another third-place finish in a tri-meet against LMU and Pacific in the 100 freestyle (53.65).

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from College Park High…Swam under Mike Heaney in the DVAL Conference in the NCS division…Was a three-time First Team All-honoree…Earned his team’s MVP award in 2011 and 2012…Awarded Most Spirited in 2011 and 2012…Was 100 Breast League champion her senior year…also competed in water polo.

PERSONAL
Hope Curran was born July 2, 1994 in Seattle, Wash. to Margee and Daniel Curran…Is the youngest of three siblings…Awarded ROP photography award and bilingual award in high school…Hobbies include photography, art, painting and church…Favorite movie is “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”…Favorite musician is Mumford and Sons…Personal heroes are Jesus and her family…Favorite aspect of college swimming is the team atmosphere and training harder each day…Is an art major with hopes of becoming an art therapist and changing the world.