Rice, Tulane, LSU come to town for Cougars' final tune up before Conference Championships
Cougars lose to Aggies 159-125 in dual meet action
Houston drops to 3-2 in dual meets on the season
Cougars outscore SMU 158-141
Cougars outrace Mean Green 128-109 on Friday afternoon
JUNIOR 2012-13Member of the Cougars' two school-record setting free relays, both the 200 and 400 free (1:32.24 and 3:21.21) set during the C-USA Championships ... Swam to a seventh-place finish in the 50-free during the conference championships, swimming the fourth-fastest time in school history (23.33) ... Won the consolation 100-free with the third fastest time in the program's record books (40.48).
SOPHOMORE 2011-12Member of the Cougars second-fastest 200 free relay (1:33.99) and fourth-fastest 200 medley relay team in school history (1:44.24) at the Conference USA Championships (Feb. 15) ... Placed fourth in the consolation finals in the 50 free, setting PR and eight-fastest time in school history (23.68) at the C-USA Championships (Feb. 15).
FRESHMAN 2010-11Earned points for Houston against Miami (Nov. 6) with fifth-place finish in 50 free and 8th place in the 100 free ... Swam season-best 50 free (24.24) at Cougar Classic (Oct. 18) ... Took fourth place at Arkansas (Jan. 21) in 50 free and seventh in the 100 free ... Competed at the C-USA Championships (Feb. 23-26) and scored points for Houston in the 200 free relay with a fifth place finish while competing individually in the 50, 100 free and 200 back.
HIGH SCHOOLCompeted under head coach Sheena Walker at West Brook High School in Beaumont, Texas...Team placed first in 50- and 100-yard freestyle at 21-5A District Meet in 2009-2010...Served as varsity captain in 2009...Won District 21-5A Athlete of the Year in 2009-2010...Was KBMT Athlete of the Week in 2009.
PERSONALFull name is Krystan Amber Morrell...Born June 21, 1991 in Orange, Texas...Daughter of Frank and Ann Morrell.