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University of Miami Athletics

Britta Boesing

position

Backstroke/im

Height

5-8

Class

Junior

Hometown

Tuebingen, Germany

High School

Helmholtz Gymnasium

Junior (2007-08)…
Capped off a great season with four (4) first place finishes in the 100 backstroke … Had nine (9) top five performances for the season in the 100 back … Placed in the top three in 31 of 44 races on the campaign … Swam lead-off for the 200 medley relay team that captured four first place finishes, including a season-best time of 1:43.11 in the ACC Championships (seventh place) … Registered a career-best mark in the 400 IM with a mark of 4:28.42 versus Florida Gulf Coast (Oct. 13) … Was leadoff swimmer for the 400 medley relay squad that posted a season-best time of 3:49.20 at the ACC Championships … Collected four wins in the 200 IM, including a time of 2:04.75 against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 9) … Turned in a career-best time of 2:03.03 at the ACC finals … Posted a career-best mark of 56.40 seconds in the ACC finals of the 100 back, undoubtedly her best event … Had a first place time of 2:09.99 versus Vanderbilt (Oct. 16) in the 200 backstroke.

Sophomore (2006-07)…
Was a top-eight finalist at the ACC Championships in the 200 IM (2:02.87) and the 100 backstroke (56.40), clocking in season-best times in both events … Also had the top times of the season in the 200 back (2:05.10) and 200 freestyle (1:51.36) … Was a part of the 800-, 400- and 200 freestyle relay teams in addition to the 400 medley relay team at the ACC Championships … Came in third in the 100 free event against Rice with a time of 53.43… The next day, she came in second with a mark of 53.46 against Houston in the same event …Clinched second place versus FAU in the 200 free, coming in at 1:53.78 … In the 100 back, took first place against FIU with a time of 57.70 and second place against fifth-ranked Texas A&M with a time of 57.38 … Led the 400 medley relay team to the best time of the season at the ACC Championships, clocking in at 3:49.51 … Also at the ACC Championships, led the 800 freestyle relay team to their best mark of the season with a time 7:32.16.

High School/Prep…
Club coach was Dr. Michael Spikermann … A two-time state record holder in the 50 and 100 backstroke … A four-time state record holder in the 100- and 200- IM … A six-time state record holder in the 100- and 200-breaststroke events … A part of the team that holds the German record in the 400- and 800-breaststroke relay (long course) while a member of the SV Nikar Heidelberg Swim Club … A 2005 German women’s champion.

Personal…
Majoring in Sports Administration at Miami … Parents are Monika and Lothar Boesing … Has two siblings, Jan (26) and Sven (24) … Born on September 3, 1984 in her hometown of Tuebingen, Germany … Her mother, Monika, was an Olympic competitor for Germany in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) for rowing … Her father is a former German National Basketball team member.

Around the Pool with Boesing…
Says her first impression of Miami was WOW … Chose to attend Miami because of the great athletic and academic opportunities … Favorite sports team is the Walter Tigers Tuebingen (basketball team) … Favorite magazine In Style … Lists her biggest influences in her life as her parents … Favorite meal is pasta.