2011-12 (So.):NCAA Championship: 15th in the 200-yard freestyle, and was a member of the eighth-place 200-yard freestyle relay, 11th-place 400-yard freestyle relay and 16th-place 400-yard medley relay team 3/15-17 at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships... Was 10th in the 400-meter freestyle, 11th in the 200-meter freestyle, 20th in the 50-meter freestyle and was a member of the winning 400-meter medley relay team 3/29-31 at the Indy Grand Prix... Earned a runner-up finish in the 200-meter freestyle 3/9-11 at the Columbus Grand Prix... Conference USA Championship: Set a meet record in the 200-yard freestyle, won the 500-yard freestyle, tied teammate Genny Konicke for top honors in the 100-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning and meet record-setting 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard medley relay squads as well as the first-place 800-yard freestyle relay squad 2/15-18 at the Conference USA Championships... Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and second in the 500-yard freestyle, and was a member of the second-place 200-yard freestyle relay squad 2/4 at Texas... Won the 50-, 200- and 500-yard freestyles and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team 1/25 at TCU... Took top honors in the 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard butterfly and 500-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team 1/21 at Houston... Came in fifth in the 200-meter freestyle, and was 17th in the 50- and 400-meter freestyles 1/20-22 at the Austin Grand Prix... Won the 200-yard freestyle and was second in the 500-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay squad 1/12 at No. 10 Texas A&M... Set Bulgarian national records in the 50-meter butterfly (27.97), 50-meter freestyle (25.06), 100-meter butterfly (1:00.50) and 200-meter individual medley (2:15.60) as she won all four events at the 2011 Bulgarian National Championships in December... Recorded a Bulgarian national record in the 200-meter freestyle (seventh overall, 1:56.11) and finished 14th in the 400-meter freestyle (4:06.60) 12/8-11 at the European Short Course Championships... Set Bulgarian national records in the 100-meter freestyle (11th place overall, 55.54) and 400-meter freestyle (fifth place overall, 4:12.21), and placed sixth overall in the 200-meter freestyle (2:00.02) 12/1-3 at the AT&T Winter National Championships... Took top honors in the 100-, 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle, 400-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay teams 11/17-19 at the Cougar Classic... Won the 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and was member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team 11/4 against North Texas and Wyoming... Placed third in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and was a member of the third-place 400-yard medley relay team 10/21-22 in the SMU Classic... Won the 100-, 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team 10/15 at Rice.
2010-11 (Fr.):NCAA Championship: Placed 27th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:46.43), 53rd in the 100-yard freestyle with a personal best time of 50.01 and was 54th in 500-yard freestyle (4:48.59) at the NCAA Championship... Conference USA Championship: Placed second in 100-yard Freestyle at C-USA Championship on 2/27... Won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events against No. 6 Texas on 2/5... Finished first in 200- and 500-yard freestyle at Cougar Classic on 11/23... Won gold in 20-yard fly, 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard IM against North Texas on 11/5... Took first place in the 200-yard Freestyle with a time of 1:49.22 and in the 100-yard Freestyle with a time of 50.79 vs. Houston on 10/23... Helped the 800-yard Free Relay team (7:30.32) and the 1500-yard Free Relay team (15:00.74) both finish second, as well as the 400-yard Free Relay team finish first at the North Texas Relays on 10/8.
C-USA Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 16-22, 2012)
C-USA Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2011)
Counsilman-Hunsaker National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 14-20, 2011)
C-USA Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 10-16, 2011)
2010-11 Conference USA Freshman of the Year
Prior to SMU: Member of the Bulgarian National Team... Competed in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for Bulgaria... Participated in the 2010 European Championships in Budapest... Placed 10th in the 200 free at the 2009 LEN Short-Course European Championships.
Personal: Anticipated public relations major...Enjoys traveling...Parents are Georgi and Kristina...Has one younger brother.