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Women's Swimming & Diving
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Cristina Favia
Position: Distance Free/IM
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bloomington, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy

2012-13: Favia started her Miami career at Purdue this season, placing seventh in the 200 freestyle and fifth i nthe 500 free race. She later went runner-up in the 1000 free against Xavier. When competing at Evansville, the freshman took fourth in the 200 free and third in the 500 free. At the 2012 Miami Invitational, she finished 12th in the 1650 free, 13th in the 400 IM, 15th in the 200 free and 17th in the 500 free. In Miami's final home dual meet against Ball State, Favia finished fifth in the 1650 free event.

HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for head coach Sarah Maggio at Benet Academy in Bloomingdale, Ill...swam a best time of 10:21.61 in the 1000 freestyle at 2012 Illinois Senior Championships...set a best time in the 1650 freestyle of 17:21.58 and a best time of 2:11.66 in the 200 butterfly...part of Illinois All-State Team.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 3, 1993 in Bloomingdale, Ill..... daughter of Vito and Josephine Favia...member of her high school's National Honors Society...undecided in major.

Favia's Career Bests

(Top Times Through Feb. 5, 2013)

EventTime
100 Freestyle 53.41
200 Freestyle 1:52.65
500 Freestyle 4:59.57
1000 Freestyle 10:32.17
1650 Freestyle 17:14.67
100 Breaststroke 1:09.60
400 IM 4:25.47
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