Paige Bissett

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Rumson, N.J.

    High School:
    Rumson-Fair Haven Regional

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Back

    Birthdate:
    01/30/1989

    Experience:
    1L

    Paige Bissett

    2007-08 SEASON
    Made her collegiate debut at Southwestern during the season-opening meet... Was the only Cougar to win multiple events against the Pirates... Won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:19.08 and followed with another first-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke after a clocking of 1:02.15... Member of two winning relay teams during the Cougars' sweep of Stony Brook, Puget Sound and St. Cloud State at the Hawai'i Relay Meet... Won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:23.43 against New Orleans... Also was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team against the Privateers.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Four-year letterwinner for head coach Tom Toohey at Rumson Fair-Haven High School... Team captain for two seasons... Named All-America in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard medley relay... Earned All-State First Team accolades and was a four-time All-Shore Monmouth County First-Team honoree during her prep career... Shore Conference record holder and champion in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay... Won the state championships as a member of the 200-yard medley relay... School-record holder in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay... Also was a four-year letter winner in tennis.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Paige Marie Bissett... Born on Jan. 30, 1989, in Red Bank, N.J... Daughter of Kim and Debi Bissett... Sister Ashley was a four-year letterwinner in swimming at West Virginia... Undecided major... Also was recruited by Nebraska, South Carolina, Northern Arizona and East Carolina.

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