Rice, Tulane, LSU come to town for Cougars' final tune up before Conference Championships
Houston drops to 3-2 in dual meets on the season
Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs
Julia Lonnegren (Diver of the Meet) and Jane Figueiredo (Diving Coach of the Year) take top honors for UH
Natasha Burgess leads UH sweep in 1-meter diving
» 2012-13 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
SENIOR 2012-13Competed in three freestyle events at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships ... Swam a personal best time in the 50 free (24.89)
JUNIOR 2012-13Member 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 2011-12Member 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 2010-11Swam 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 SCHOOLCompeted 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.
PERSONALFull 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.