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Jill Dahle

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Guide swimmer Bryn Lewis with blind swimmer Brad Snyder and guide swimmer Jill Dahle after swimming from Alcatraz Island at the 2016 Alcatraz Swim for Sight. Photo by The Factory Agency

Jill Dahle (born 3 May 1990 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American competitive swimmer, open water swimmer and guide swimmer who competed for Loyola Marymount University. She currently serves as the Global Marketing Manager for FINIS.

Open Water Swimming[edit]

Dahle swam from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shoreline in October 2016 with blind swimmer Brad Snyder and guide swimmer Bryn Lewis in the 2016 Alcatraz Swim for Sight that benefits the support foundation of the University of California San Francisco Ophthalmology Department.

Loyola Marymount University Swimming Career[edit]

2010-11...All-MPSF Scholar-Athlete and Academic Team selection... spent fall semester in exchange program in Bonn, Germany training with local German team... made it back to the finals in all three freestyle events at the MPSF Championships, earning 16th-place in the 500 freestyle, 18th in the 1650 and 21st in the 200 freestyle... voted `Hardest Worker' by teammates... team captain for 2011-12 season...

2009-10... became LMU's top distance freestyler by placing second at the PCSC championship in the 500 freestyle, 7th in the 200 freestyle and 6th in the 1650 freestyle, racing the event for only the third time in her career and becoming the second fastest lion in LMU history... member of the Lion's championship 800 freestyle relay team... selected to the PCSC All-Conference team for the second consecutive year... voted "Hardest Worker" and "Most Inspirational" by teammates...

2008-09...earned All-Conference honors in her freshman season, establishing herself as one of the top mid-distance freestylers in the PCSC... contributed a third place finish in the 200 freestyle and won the consolation final in the 500 freestyle, recording the third fastest time in the championship meet with a 5:00.74, dropping 10 seconds off her personal best time... also placed seventh in the 200 butterfly, contributing 70 points to the team score... voted "Hardest Worker" and "Most Inspirational" by teammates.

High School Swimming Career[edit]

A 2008 graduate of Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City, Utah... was a four-year letterwinner in high school... served as team captain in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons... garnered All-State recognition after all four years of competition... named 4A Female Swimmer of the Year as a senior... State Champion in the 100 butterfly... Academic All-State honoree... member of the National Honor Society... a 2008 Business and Marketing Sterling Scholar Finalist.

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