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Gisele Calderon
Gisele Calderon

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
St. Joseph's

Height:
5-7

Event:
Fly

Birthdate:
04/03/1991

Experience:
4L

Club Team:
Tiger Aquatics


08/13/2013

Swimming & Diving Team Receives Scholar All-American Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.49 GPA

04/16/2013

Thirty-One Tulane Student-Athletes Earn Conference USA Academic Medal

Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

02/24/2013

Swimming & Diving Wraps Record-Setting Week At 2013 C-USA Championship

Green Wave set school marks in 200 back, 400 free medley; conclude championship fifth with 373 points

02/23/2013

Swimming & Diving Sets 3 Team Records in Day 3 Of C-USA Championship

Schachter posts NCAA `B' cut in 100 breast while Wave also establish marks in 100 fly and 400 medley relay

TOP TIMES
100 fly: 57.33 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
200 fly: 2:03.66 at C-USA Championship (2/23/13)
100 free: 55.53 at San Diego State (1/10/12)
200 free: 1:51.00 at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
500 free: 4:59.94 at C-USA Championship (2/21/13)

Career Notes: Four-year letterwinner participated in all 38 events during her career...in Tulane individual history, finished second in the 200 fly (2:03.66 on Feb. 23, 2013), fourth in the 200 free (1:51.00 on Feb. 22, 2013), fifth in the 100 fly (57.33 on Feb. 18, 2012) and seventh in the 500 free (4:59.94 on Feb. 21, 2013) while helping the 800 free relay team set a school record (7:23.20 on Feb. 20, 2013)...at the time of her graduation, held the No. 3 and No. 4 overall marks in the 200 fly and the No. 4 and No. 5 times in the 200 free.

2012-13: Participated in all nine events as a senior...posted career-best times of 1:51.00 in the 200 free (Feb. 23) and 4:59.94 in the 500 free (Feb. 21) during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship, and a 2:03.66 in the 200 fly at the C-USA Championship finals (Feb. 23) to go with a season-best mark of 57.67 at the Phil Hansel Invitational (Nov. 16)...tallied four individual top three finishes with a win in the 200 fly vs North Texas (Oct. 20), a second-place showing in the 200 fly at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11) and third-place finishes in the 100 fly both at UALR (Oct. 6) and Loyola Marymount...in relay action, helped the 400 medley unit finish second and the 400 free squad finish third at UALR...swam the second leg of the 800 free relay team, which set a school record with a 7:23.20 at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 20)...also swam leadoff in the 200 free at San Diego State (Jan. 7) and the third leg of the 200 medley vs North Texas and at San Diego State...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, was voted onto the C-USA All-Academic Team and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted career-best times of 55.53 in the 100 free at San Diego State (Jan. 10) and 57.33 in the 100 fly in a time trial at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 18) to go with season-best marks of 1:55.96 in the 200 free at the Houston Tri-Meet (Jan. 27), 2:05.23 in the 200 fly at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18) and 5:05.29 in the 500 free in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 16)...tallied five individual top three finishes: winning the 200 fly vs Vanderbilt; finishing second in the 200 fly vs North Texas and in the 500 free at LSU and vs Vanderbilt; and third in the 500 free at Alabama...in relay action, swam anchor of the 400 free at LSU and the second leg of the 800 free at the UH Cougar Classic and San Diego Relays...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted season-best times of 1:58.92 in the 200 free at UNO (Oct. 15), 5:19.88 in the 500 free at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (Nov. 18), 58.90 in the 100 fly at the LSU Invitational (Jan. 28) and 2:07.71 in the 200 fly at the Phil Hansel Invite (Nov. 20)...tallied a trio of individual third-place finishes: in the 100 fly vs Florida International and in the 200 fly both vs FIU and at Vanderbilt...also helped relay teams post a pair of third-place finishes: in the 400 free and 200 medley vs Florida International...swan third leg of 200 free at San Diego State and anchored the 800 free at the Phil Hansel Invite and at San Deigo State...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

2009-10: Swam in all 10 meets as a true freshman...posted season times of 55.61 in the 100 free vs UNO (Oct. 3), 1:55.71 in the 200 free vs Vanderbilt (Feb. 6), 5:05.79 in the 500 free at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 25), 57.84 in the 100 fly at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 26) and 2:05.95 in the 200 fly at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 27)...posted 10 top three individual finishes: winning the 200 fly vs Vanderbilt; finishing second in the 200 free at Vanderbilt and the 200 fly at UNO; and third in the 100 fly vs Vanderbilt, at UNO and at North Texas, and in the 200 fly vs LSU, at the Houston Duals, vs UNO and at North Texas...also helped the relay teams post six top three times, including second-place showings in the 400 free vs Vanderbilt and at North Texas...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at S. Joseph's Academy for coach Nan Murtagh...helped the Angels win a state title as a freshman, finish second in the state as a sophomore and senior, and a third-place showing as a junior...earned All-Metro honors all four years as a prepster, claimed team's Outstanding Distance Swimmer as a freshman, sophomore and junior, and was St. Joseph's Most Valuable Swimmer in 2008 after being voted team captain...posted top times of 58.65 in the 100 fly and 5:13.22 in the 500 free...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society and French Club, and earned subject awards in civics, art, church history, chemistry and English...graduated class valedictorian and was voted Most Likely To Succeed...served as Mu Alpha Theta president and Science Club vice president, received the Beta Service Award, named an AP Scholar and earned first honors by National Merit Commended...finished runner-up for Louisiana Student of the Year and received St. Joseph's Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award.

Club: Swam four years for Tiger Aquatics and coach Dave Geyer...named Scholastic All-American in 2008 and 2009, named all-state from 2005-09 and received the Coaches Award in 2007 and 2008...helped team finish state runner-up in 2009...posted top times of 24.91 in the 50 free, 53.48 in the 100 free, 5:09.38 in the 500 free, 58.58 in the 100 fly and 2:06.09 in the 200 fly.

Personal: Born Gisele Amanda Calderon on April 3, 1991, in Baton Rouge, La...daughter of Dominique and the late Mario Calderon...has one sister, Lucie...completed her degree in biomedical engineering in May 2013.