As a Freshman (2011-12): In her first season on the Hill, Whitney Spain totaled 11 top-10 finishes in three different events and scored in two events at the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. Spain placed seventh in the 100 breaststroke and 13th in the 200 breast. Her preliminary times in both events were her fastest times of the season, 1:04.03 and 2:20.94, respectively. Spain's top finish of the year was third in the 100 breast against Marshall, Fairmont State and again against the University of the Cumberlands. She also had a strong meet against Kentucky and Vanderbilt, placing sixth in both the 100- and 200-breast.
High School: Led Arlington High School to the state championships and earned Team MVP honors...Was also the team captain.
Personal: Born May 11, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn...parents are Robin and Bonnie Spain...Plans to major in elementary education.