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University of Miami Athletics

Ryann Labreche

position

Freestyle

Height

6-0

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Fort Myers, Fla.

High School

Bishop Verot HS

Junior (2009-10)
Participated in four 200 freestyle events on the season… Claimed a win in the 200 free (1:55.67) at home against Central Connecticut State… Finished fifth in the 200 free in a tri-meet versus Illinois and Nebraska, registering a time of 1:55.64… Posted her best time on the year in the 200 free (1:54.13) at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships… Scored a season-best time of 5:01.77 with the win in the 500 freestyle at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite… Tallied three victories in the 500 free on the year… Was second with a time of 5:06.39 in a tri-meet versus Illinois and Nebraska… Had two first place and two second place finishes in her only 1000 freestyle events on the year… Finished second in a tri-meet with Florida Gulf Coast and Florida State with a season-best time of 10:17.50… Had a first place time of 10:17.53 at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite… Collected a personal-best mark of 17:05.29 in the 1650 freestyle at the ACC Championships… Anchored the 200 free relay team versus FGCU and FSU… Leadoff for the 400 free relay squad in a tri-meet versus Illinois and Nebraska… Swam third leg of the 800 free relay team that performed a season-best time of 7:30.24 at the ACC Championships… Served anchor on the 800 free relay squad with the season’s second-best time of 7:35.84 at the Ohio State Invitational, collecting a split time of 1:54.66…

Sophomore (2008-09)
Collected eight individual wins on the year, as well as posting 11 of UM’s top 5 times on the year… Posted four of the top times on the season in the 1000 free… Helped to set a new UM record in the 800 free relay with a time of 7:16.62 at the ACC Championships, also earning an NCAA “B” cut time in the process… Finished the race with a split of 1:48.43 as the third leg… Established a new career-best time in the 100 free with a mark of 53.40 at the ACC Championships… Came in fourth against Central Connecticut State with a mark of 54.51… Had three wins in the 200 free, including a mark of 1:54.35 against cross-town foe FIU… Posted a career-best mark of 1:50.60 at the ACC Championships… Picked up another win in the 200 free (1:54.55) in a dual matchup against Central Connecticut State… Had a total of three wins in the 500 free on the year… Established a career-best mark of 4:50.91 in the 500 free at the ACC Championships, placing 18th overall for the event… Came in fourth in a tri-match with Maryland and Richmond with a mark of 5:03.79… Followed with a second-place time of 5:04.86 in a tri-match with NC State and Maryland-Baltimore County… Picked up a win against FIU (5:05.46)… Also had a win against Florida Atlantic (5:06.11)… Picked up two wins in the 1000 free, including a team season-best mark of 10:21.88 in a home meet versus Kansas… Also had a winning time of 10:25.25 against Florida Atlantic, the second-fastest time on the year for the Hurricanes… Finished second (10:26.44) in a tri-meet with ACC opponent NC State and Maryland-Baltimore County… Picked up a second-place time of 10:28.35 in the season-opener against Florida Gulf Coast and Florida State… Anchored the 400 free relay team to a season third-best mark of 3:31.91 at the Ohio State Invitational, pulling in a split time of 52.18… Helped the 400 FR to a win against ACC foe Duke and Campbell with a time of 3:33.14, swimming second leg on that team…

Freshman (2007-08)
Competed in several distance freestyle, including the 1000 and 1650 free… Turned in either first place or runner-up finishes in all seven distance freestyle events… Had her best mark against Florida State and Florida A&M with a second place finish and season-best time in the 1000 free with a time of 10:13.81… Had a first place finish against Florida Gulf Coast with a time of 10:21.30… Season-best time of 17:09.31 at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 1650 free… Posted a winning time of 1:54.24 in the 200 free versus Vanderbilt… Served as anchor for the 400 freestyle relay team in five of six races… Helped the `Canes to a winning time of 3:33.63 in the 400 free relay against Florida Gulf Coast and Florida International… Registered her best split-time of the campaign (53.32) at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational… Established three top finishes in the 500 free, including a time of 5:07.39 against Vanderbilt… Posted her best time of the year in that event at the ACC Championships where she turned in a time of 4:54.98 in the finals… Bounced back from a preliminary round time of 5:00.25… Took part in the 800 free relay where she helped UM to a sixth place finish in the ACC Championships (7:25.74)… She had a split-time of 1:51.24 in the event–a season-best for Labreche…

High School/Prep
High School All-American… Competed in the 100 and 200 freestyle events as a senior… Won district championships in both the 100 free (:53) and 200 free (1:51)… Also named an All-American and Catholic state champ in the 200 free… Awarded team captain and MVP her senior season while setting four school records… Swam the 200 and 500 freestyle events her junior season… Named an All-American in the 500 free her junior year while also being named team MVP and News-Press All-Area First Team…

Personal
Parents are Brent and Erin Labreche… Majoring in Sports Administration… Chose to attend the University of Miami because it’s close to home and because of the climate… Has five siblings – Jennifer, Bruce, Suzanne, Brent and Luke…

Around the Pool with Labreche
Lists her favorite athlete as Alonzo Mourning… Favorite Sports Team is the Miami Heat… Rocky is her favorite movie… Favorite actor is Will Smith… The advice she would give to youngsters is to never give up… Her most prized possession is her camera… Says if she weren’t swimming she wouldn’t be happy… The biggest influence in her life is God… Lists her preferred book as More than Just the Catch… Most memorable sports memory is winning the high school state finals in the 50 freestyle in 2005…