2003-04: Joined Florida State during the spring semester, making an immediate impact on the middle distance group...Dropped four seconds off her fastest time in the 200 freestyle at the ACC Championships (Feb. 18-21). Scored a ninth-place finish with a time of 1:49.85, the fifth-fastest time in school history...Also broke in the FSU top-ten with a mark of 4:57.29 at the league meet... Took part in the 800 free relay that set the school record with a third-place 7:23.37...Posted a time of 52.21 in the 100 free during the bonus heat of the conference summit...Scored top three finishes in six of the seven races she swam during the dual meet season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Capped off her prep career by setting a pair of national records. Rewrote the record books with her times of 2:05.15 in the 200-meter freestyle, followed by a 4:24.25 at the 400-meter distance...Coached by Denis Cotwell on the Miami swim club.
PERSONAL: Born March 31, 1986...Majoring in Biological Sciences...Daughter of Edward Gajda.