UALR Swim/Diving BIO
2012-13: Made two event finals, scoring a point by finishing 16th with season-best times in both the 100 butterfly (58.12) and 200 back (2:11.77) at the Sun Belt Conference Championships (Feb. 27-March 2)… Also turned in a season-best time of 24.96 in the 50 free at the SBC Championships… Swam a season-best 2:07.58 in helping UALR win the Henderson State Invite (Nov. 9-10)… Finished second in both the 50 free (25.70) and the 200 back (2:26.59) against Hendrix and Rhodes (Jan. 18)… Finished third with a time of 57.39 in the 100 free against Henderson State (Jan. 12)… Swam a season-best time of 56.57 in the 100 free at the UALR Christmas Invitational (Nov. 29-Dec. 1).
2011-12: Finished fourth in the 100 backstroke and helped the Trojans to a fourth-place finish in the 200 medley relay to start the season at St. Louis ... Member of the teams that placed second in the 200 free relay and fourth in the 300 fly relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Finished third in the 100 and 200 fly events at the UALR Invite ... Member of the team that finished third in the 3x100 fly relay at the Tampa Relays.2010-11: Placed third in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 200 butterfly against Ouachita Baptist to open the season ... Picked up a fourth-place finish in the in the 100 fly in a three-team dual meet at Centenary College ... Earned top-16 finishes in the 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly at the Hendrix Classic ... Helped UALR to a fourth-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay and a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Also a member of the team that placed third in the 300 butterfly relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 backstroke and a fifth-place finish in the 100 butterfly at the UALR Invitational ... Picked up a top-16 finish in the 100 and 200 butterfly events at the Tunica Invitational ... Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly at the Washington Invitational ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 backstroke against Houston ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or above.
2009-10: Member of teams that finished second both in the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay in a dual meet against Stephens College and St. Louis University ... Was the top-finisher in the 100-yard butterfly in a dual meet against Hendrix and Rhodes ... Member of the team that won the 200-yard medley relay in a dual match against Hendrix and Rhodes ... Member of the team that finished second in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the 42nd Annual Hendrix Classic ... Member of the teams that finished third in both the 300-yard butterfly relay and the 200-yard medley relay at the 47th Annual Hendrix Relays ... Member of the team that finished fourth in the 400-meter medley in a dual meet against North Texas and Henderson State.
High School: Swam for four years for head coach Michael LaCour at Madison Academic Magnet High School ... Was a state qualifier and a two-time club team swimmer of-the-year ... Finished high school with a 3.65 GPA.
Personal: Born September 17, 1991 in Jackson, Tenn. ... Parents are Khang and Margie Tran ... Has one sister, Katie ... Currently undecided on an academic major.