Michelle Faykes
Michelle  Faykes

Class:
Junior

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


08/06/2014

UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

08/06/2014

UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

02/22/2014

Huskies Finish Fourth At Conference Championships

UConn junior swimmer Chinyere Pigot earns a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle Saturday

At UConn: Had a strong finish to her sophomore campaign, placing fourth (17:01.63) in the finals of the 1650-yard freestyle at the Conference Meet… Also grabbed eighth-place honors in the finals of the 500-yard freestyle…Recorded a great mile time at the conference meet as a freshman, finishing in the top eight.

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."