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Kristine Gu
Kristine Gu

Hometown:
Bend, Ore.

High School:
Lake Mary

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free/Back

Birthdate:
06/15/1991

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Bend Swim Club


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

04/11/2013

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

02/22/2013

Swimming & Diving Posts 12 Personal-Best Times In Day 2 Of C-USA Championship

Green Wave finish fourth in 200 free relay; Kayla Alf-Huynh, Lauren Arnold post fifth-place finishes

TOP TIMES
100 back: 59.94 at C-USA Championship (2/25/11)
100 breast: 1:14.57 at Houston Duals (1/30/10)
50 free: 24.16 at C-USA Championship (2/16/12)
100 free: 52.23 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
200 free: 1:54.75 at C-USA Championship (2/17/12)

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted top times of 24.16 in the 50 free (Feb. 16), 52.23 in the 100 free (Feb. 18) and 1:54.75 in the 200 free (Feb. 17) during the preliminaries at the C-USA Championship, and 1:01.90 in the 100 back during the preliminaries at the UH Cougar Classic (Nov. 18)...tallied a pair of individual third-place finishes: in the 50 and 100 free vs Vanderbilt...earned third-team All C-USA honors in the 200 free...also helped the relay teams post five other top three finishes: winning the 400 free vs Vanderbilt, coming in second in the 400 free at LSU, and finishing third in the 200 free at Alabama and the Houston Tri-Meet, in the 200 medley vs Vanderbilt and in the 400 free at the Houston Tri-Meet...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted top times of 24.62 in the 50 free (Feb. 24), 52.98 in the 100 free (Feb. 26) and 59.94 in the 100 back (Feb. 25) at the Conference USA Championship, and 1:58/77 in the 200 free at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (Nov. 20)...tallied a season-best fourth-place finish in the 50 free vs Florida International...also helped the relay teams post six top three finishes: winning the 200 free at UNO and the 200 medley vs FIU, finishing second in the 200 free at San Diego State and in the 400 free vs FIU and Vanderbilt; and posting a third-place showing in the 400 medley vs LSU...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 top times of 24.58 in the 50 free (Feb. 25), 52.51 in the 100 free (Feb. 27)and 59.49 in the 100 back (Feb. 26) at the Conference USA Championship, 1:57.67 in the 200 free at the Cougar Classic Fall Invitational (Nov. 21), and 1:14.57 in the 100 breast at the Houston Duals (Jan. 30)...tallied a pair of top three individual finishes, coming in second in the 100 free vs Vanderbilt and finishing third in the 100 free at LSU...also helped the relay teams post seven top three finishes with second-place performances in the 400 free vs Vanderbilt and at North Texas, and third-place showings in the 400 free at the Houston Duals, vs UNO and at LSU, and in the 400 medley at LSU...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: Two-year letterwinner at Lake Mary High for coach Fred Tylor...earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honors in 2007...named team MVP her final two prep seasons, won the 2007 district title in the 100 free and was the 2008 conference champion in the 100 free...away from the pool, graduated Summa Cum Laude, claimed National Merit Commended, was named AP Scholar with Distinction and received the Scholar Athlete Award...voted president of Lake Mary's National Honor Society and was a member of the Spanish Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

Club: Swam one year for Trinity Prep Athletics Club and coach Rocco Aceto...posted top times of 24.94 in the 50 free, 52.85 in the 100 free, 1:54.13 in the 200 free and 58.63 in the 100 back.

Personal: Born Kristine Di-Yu Gu on June 15, 1991 in Albuquerque, N.M...daughter of Albert and Tracy Gu...has two sisters, Diane and Marine, who swam collegiately at Rice and Case Western Reserve, respectively...majoring in cell and molecular biology.