Kirsten Tullis
Kirsten Tullis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glenn Mills, Pa.

High School:
Archmere Academy

Height:
5-6

Position:
Breast/Fly/Free


BU All-Access Interview (Feb. 3)

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: Competed in seven events at the 2010 AE Championships, including three individual races ... Was a part of two winning relays and placed second in two individual races ... Finished second in the 100 fly (54.68) and 100 free (51.28), and finished third in the 50 free (23.35) ... Was a member of the record-breaking 200-medley (1:42.14) and 200-free relay teams (1:32.56), while the 400-free relay team also won (3:23.53) in record-breaking fashion.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Broke three BU school records swimming in the 200 medley relay (1:43.63), 200 freestyle relay (1:33.94) and 400 freestyle relay (3:24.30) ... Also broke four personal records at the 2009 America East Championships, placing in the top five in 50 freestyle (23.86), 100 breaststroke (1:05.20), 100 butterfly (55.94) and also setting a record in the 100 freestyle (52.36).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Swam the second leg of the school record-breaking 400-medley relay team, which placed third at the America East Championship ... Placed second at the conference championship with the 200-medley relay team ... Individually placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:25.57) and fifth in the 50 free (24.46) and 100 breast (1:06.70) at the conference championship ... In the classroom, maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher to earn America East Academic Honor Roll status.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Graduated from Archmere Academy in 2007 ... Swam for coach Charlie Kennedy at the Suburban Swim Center ... Four-time first-team all-state ... A Scholastic All-American as a junior ... Set three school records in the 50 free (24.70), 100 free (54.60) and 100 breast (1:06.02) ... As a sophomore won the 100 breast and 50 free at states and was an All-American Consideration ... Member of the French National Honor Society and the Patio Chapter of the National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 18, 1988, in Media, Pa. ... Daughter of James and Theresa Tullis ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a political science major with a minor in journalism.

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