A two-year varsity swimmer at Shorewood High School where she was coached by Susie McDonnell ... Was the No. 9-ranked swimmer in the state of Washington by CollegeSwimming.com ... Won individual state championships in the 200 and 500 freestyle as well as the 400 free relay ... Two-time team MVP ... Set school records in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle ... Also a member of the school-record 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams ... Named a NICSA Girls High School All-American in the 200 and 500 free ... A two-time Scholastic All-American ... Recorded best times of 1:50.63 in the 200 free, 4:55.69 in the 500 free, 10:07.36 in the 1000 free and 2:03.06 in the 200 fly.
Competed with the Cascade Swim club under Coach Tom Pardee ... At the 2011 Speedo Sectionals in Federal Way, wash., finished third in the 1650 free (16:53.62), sixth in the 1000 free (10:10.49) and 17th in the 200 free (1:50.93) ... Was a Junior National qualifier.
Dana Marie Michaels was born June 27, 1993, in Shoreline, Wash. ... Daughter of Kathryn and Jim Michaels ... Enjoys hiking and spending time with friends ... Favorite athlete is swimmer Natalie Coughlin ... Majoring in anthropology at San Diego State.