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Burnett Big 12 Most Outstanding Swimmer


By Grant Dovey for WVUsports.com
March 02, 2013 11:07 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia senior Rachael Burnett was named the 2013 Big 12 Most Outstanding Women’s Swimmer on Saturday evening for her performance at the Big 12 Championships.

This is the third-consecutive season Burnett has won the award after earning the same honor in the Big East from 2011-12.

Burnett won three individual events for the second-consecutive season, broke three school records and broke the Big 12 record in the 500 free. Burnett’s individual wins came in the 200 free (1:45.22), 500 free (4:38.40) and 1650 free (16:04.26). Burnett finished her conference championships career with nine individual victories.



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