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    Michelle Faykes
    Michelle Faykes
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Cherry Hill, N.J.

    High School:
    Cherry Hill East

    Height / Weight:
    5-5 / 125

    Event:
    Distance Freestyle

    Birthdate:
    06/12/1995

    Club:
    Jersey Wahoos

    At UConn: Had a great mile time at the conference meet, finishing in the top eight... Has a chance to improve greatly in the 500 and 1000-yard freestyle events heading into this season.

    Achievements: Was a captain and MVP of her high school for two years... Member of the varsity team all four years... Made individual states all four years.

    Personal: Born June 12, 1995... Daughter of Ken and Susan Faykes... Has one sister named Lauren (23)... Undecided Major.

    Why UConn: When I came on the recruiting trip the team was very welcoming and I could see myself swimming for this team. I thought it was the perfect balance between academics and athletics for me."