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  Lysandra Carter-Aaron

Lysandra Carter-Aaron

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Venice, Calif.

High School:
Santa Monica HS

Last College:
Santa Monica City College

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprint Free

Birthdate:
10/27/1986

Experience:
1V

2009-10

Finished with the fastest times on the team in 2009-10 in the 50 Freestyle in 24.15 and 100 Freestyle in 54.02 at the Big West Championships (2/17-20) ... swam 200 Freestyle with a time of 2:05.44 at the Big West Championships ... was a member of the fastest relay teams in four different events, which include: 200 Freestyle in 1:38.03, 400 Freestyle in 3:28.09, 200 Medley in 1:43.49 and 400 Medley in 3:47.75, all taking place at the Big West Championships.

SANTA MONICA CITY COLLEGE

Attended Santa Monica City College from 2005-09 and graduated with an A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts ... competed on the water polo team as a Set D/sprinter in 2005 and '07 ... competed as a sprinter for the swim team in '06 and '08 ... earned All-State, Most Valuable Player, and Most Improver Player honors during her time on campus.

SANTA MONICA HIGH SCHOOL

Graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2005 ... swam for coach Jeanine Hovchen as a sprinter on the swim team from 2001-'05 ... holds the record in the 100 Freestyle (56.00) ... also competed on the water polo team from 2002-'04 as a Set D/sprinter ... named Most Valuable Player twice and received All-State recognition.

PERSONAL

Born October 27, 1986 from Kathleen Carter and Robert Aaron ... is the second member of her family to attend CSUN in addition to her sister, Felicia Carter-Aaron ... "House" is her favorite television show ... enjoys eating pasta ... her greatest sports moment involved taking her relay team from fourth to first place during an event ... her favorite pre-game ritual involves eating pasta the night before a meet ... whenever she has time to relax she enjoys watching television, resting, or doing yoga ... if she was the president of the NCAA for one day, she would get rid of the five-year limit to compete ... she would still allow four years of eligibility, but not enforce a time limit to utilize one's eligibility ... loves checking her e-mail frequently throughout the day ... the most famous person she has ever met is Wee Man ... would like to be stranded on a desert island with her best friends ... would like to switch places for one day with the president ... if she had a million dollars, she would invest her money and purchase a house ... the best advice she has ever been given is, "live life your way, not for others" ... her advice to young people is to "do beyond your best at everything" ... the one thing that always makes her smile is a warm smile given by someone else ... her greatest hero is Batman ... currently majoring in Psychology.