Stearns earns gold in 200 Backstroke; Bobcats place five on All-MAC teams
2011-12: Placed seventh at the MAC Championships in the 1650 Freestyle with a time of 16:57.08 ... Finished 11th in the 500 Freestyle at the MAC Championships with a season-best 4:55.14 ... Also competed in the 200 Freestyle, 400 Freestyle, 400 Freestyle Relay, 800 Freestyle and 1000 Freestyle for the Bobcats throughout the season.
High School: Two-time junior national qualifier ... YMCA National Champion and national record holder in the 800 freestyle relay.
Personal: Daughter of Greg and Kathy ... Has two siblings, Marissa, a swimmer for Florida State University, and Michael ... Majoring in Psychology.