Colleen Donovan

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Slidell, La.

    High School:
    Northshore High School

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Free/Fly

    Birthdate:
    02/19/1992

    Experience:
    3L

    Colleen Donovan

    » 2012-13 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    » 2010-11 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    SENIOR 2012-13
    Competed in three freestyle events at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships ... Swam a personal best time in the 50 free (24.89)

    JUNIOR 2012-13
    Member of the Cougars' school-record setting 800-free relay (7:16.67) at the Conference USA Championships ... Set personal best times in all three individual events she competed at during the conference championships - 100 free (51.54 - 15th), 200 free (1:50.07 - 10th) and in the 500 free (5:02.66 - 24th) ... Ranks No. 8 in the school history with her 200 free time (1:50.07) and No. 10 in the 100 free (51.54).

    SOPHOMORE 2011-12
    Member of Houston's record-setting 400 free relay team (3:25.37) at Conference USA Championships (Feb. 18) ...Swam personal-best time in the 100 (52.17) and 200 (1:49.00) free at the Conference USA Championships ... Competed in the 200 IM and 400 free relay for Houston at the C-USA's.

    FRESHMAN 2010-11
    Swam to a fourth-place finish in the 200-free at the Miami Dual Meet (Nov. 6) ... Swam season-best in the 200 free and 200 fly at the Cougar Classic (Nov. 11) with her 1:55.89 and 2:15.96 times ... Also PR'd in the 200 IM at the Cougar Classic in 2:14.59 ... Finished fifth in the 100m free with season-best time of 54.54 at the UH Duals (Jan. 21) ... Competed individually at the C-USA Championships in the 200 IM, 100 fly, and 200 free, and helped the UH 400-free relay team earn fourth place in a season-best time of 3:27.35.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed under head coach Ed Kelly at Northshore High School in Slidell, La...Served as team captain...Won State championship all four years in 100-yard freestyle...Was All-Metro, All-Parish and All-State for all four years...Was 2008 Metro Swimmer of the Year...Elected by peers to be Louisiana's state representative to USA Swimming national conventions...Won Female High School Heisman Trophy in 2009-2010...Member of SA State Champion High School Swim team junior and senior year...Also excelled in club swimming where she holds several age group team records and was a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team, which holds a state record.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Colleen Marie Donovan...Born February 19, 1992 in Slidell, La...Daughter of Raymond and Susan Donovan...Majoring in Kinesiology...Chose UH because they have a strong swim program and they always support their student athletes.

    Colleen Donovan Personal Best Times
    Event Time Date
    50 Free 24.89 2.20.14
    100 Free 51.54 2.23.13
    200 Free 1:50.07 2.22.13
    500 Free 5:02.66 2.21.13
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