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Rebecca Butler
Position: Backstroke/Individual Medley
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: West Orange High School

Sophomore (2012-13): Set two Dartmouth records at the Ivy League Championships…Placed 12th in the 400-IM (4:22.68) and 18th in the 200-IM (2:04.15)...Finished third in the 200-IM (2:10.85) against Columbia…Won the 200-IM (2:10.86) against Vermont…Finished second in the 200-IM (2:09.74) at the Cornell/Harvard Ivy Tri-Meet. 

Freshman (2011-12): Outstanding freshman campaign ... Set a new Dartmouth record in the 400 IM at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 4:23.96 and finished in 10th place ... 18th in the 200 back stroke at the Ivy League Championships (2:04.27) ... Won the 400 IM (4:34.86) and the 200 IM at the Dartmouth Invitational.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year letterwinner at West Orange High School ... Team captain as a senior ... School record holder in six of her eight individual events and two relays ... First Team All-Conference in the 200 IM and 100 back ...  Member of the West Orange Athletic Honor Roll and a West Orange "Athlete of the Week selection ... Club Team Top -10 all strokes ... High Point Champ (15-19 yrs) on the Cougar Aquatic Swimming club team ... Club squad (Cougar Aquatic Squad) won the NJ SCY Junior Olympics 2011 ...  Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ...  Essex County Athletic Directors' Association Scholar Athlete ...  National Merit Finalist ...  AP Scholar with Distinction ... Member of six honor societies. 

Personal: Daughter of John and Roberta Butler ...  Has one sister ... Former dance competitor at the national level.

Butler's Top Times

Event Time
100-yard Backstroke 1:00.02
200-yard Backstroke 2:04.27
200-yard Butterfly 2:10.54
200-yard Individual Medley 2:04.15@
400-yard Individual Medley 4:22.68@

@ -Dartmouth Varsity Record

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