JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Led TCU in the 200-back (2:04.10)...MWC Scholar-Athlete and All-MWC Academic team...took the 400-IM (4:34.91) against North Texas to end the regular season...topped teammate Brittany Martinez in the 200-back (2:08.84) and also won the 200-IM at Centenary...earned a pair of wins against SDSU in the 200-IM (2:11.15) and the 200-back (2:07.71)...also finished first in the 200-back (2:07.68) against Air Force...earned seventh out of 26 swimmers in the 200-IM at the CSU Invite.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Led the team in the 500-free (5:03.69), 1650-free (17:19.75), 200-back (2:03.45) and 400-IM (4:24.60)... posted the second-fastest individual times in the 100-back (59.43) and 200-IM (2:06.81)... tallied 11 event wins on the season... crowned the Individual Champion in the 400-IM at the MWC Championship with the conference's season-best time of 4:24.60... became the first TCU women's swimmer to win an event at the MWC Championship... named All-MWC in the 400-IM and 200-back events... led the team with 23 top-three finishes... reeled off nine victories over the last six meets of the season... posted three multi-event victories... won three events against Northern Arizona... member of the fastest 400-free relay (3:28.40) and 800-free relay (7:33.29) teams... named the TCU Female Athlete of the Week on Dec. 17, after posting five top-five finishes at the UNLV Invite... also named the TCU Female Scholar Athlete of the month for December.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06)
Posted the team's second-best times in the 1000-free and 400-IM... won the 1000-free event at Air Force (10:26.42)... earned second-team All-Mountain West Conference honors for the 400-IM... recipient of the team's Freshman of the Year and Academic Awards.
Holds 11 different high school records... served as team captain during her final season at Wykeham Collegiate... earned varsity monograms in water polo.
Cheryl Townsend is the daughter of Ted and Rita Townsend... represented South Africa in the 200- and 400-freestyle, 100-back, 200-medley relay and 400-free relay... mother represented Zimbabwe in backstroke, father represented Zimbabwe and South Africa in water polo... brother, Darian, swam at the University of Arizona and won a gold medal in the 2004 Olympics, setting a world record in the 400-free relay.
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