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Urte Kazakeviciute
Urte Kazakeviciute
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.-HS
Hometown: Kaunas, Lithuania
High School: Varpas Gymnasium
Position: Swimming
Events: Breaststroke

Academic Notes: Major is undecided...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2014.

Career Notes: Second fastest time in program history in 200 Breaststroke (2:14.99)...Third fastest time in 100 Breaststroke (1:03.20).

2013-14 (Freshman): Earned one All-WAC first team honor and one second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 50 freestyle at the WAC Championships...Finished second in 200 Breast with a NCAA B Standard and career-best time of 2:14.99...Finished fifth in 100 Breast with a career-best time of 1:03.20...Competed in 50 Free for first time at the WAC Championship with time of 29.58...Also swam a time trial in the 50 Breast and recorded a time of 29.70...Totaled 13 top-three finishes with one individual title...Won 100 Breast versus New Mexico...Also swam in 100 Fly and 200 IM and 200 and 400 Medley Relays during the season.

High School: National Lithuanian record holder in 200 breaststroke...First place in 200 breaststroke at 2011 Baltic Championships...Finalist (8th place) in 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke in first youth Olympics...25th overall in 2009 World Aquatics Championships in 200 breaststroke.

Personal: Urte Kazakeviciute was born Oct. 15, 1993 in Kaunas, Lithuania...Daughter of Tomas and Eurika Kazakeviciute...One older brother, Lukas...Hobbies include reading and drawing...Most memorable athletic moment was breaking the national record in 200 breaststroke which was not broken in 30 years.

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