Swimming and Diving

Vaiva Gimbutyte
Vaiva Gimbutyte
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kaunas, Lithuania
High School: Kaunas Juozas Grusas Art Secondary School.
Position: Free/Fly

2015-16 (Junior):
Gimbutyte was top five in four seperate events for Pacific this year, as well as top three in three.  In the 50 Free, Gimbutyte finished just behind Kenna Ramey's NCAA time with a 23.31.  She bested Ramey in the 100 Free with a 50.27, the fastest of any Tiger.  In the 100 Fly, Gimbutyte was third on the team with a 54.92.  Finally, she finished fifth in the 200 IM with a 2:08.34.  Gimbutyte was part of Pacific's 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay teams, each of which were named Second Team All-MPSF.  The 200 Medley Relay team swam a 1:41.56, while the 400 put up a 3:40.39.  Finally, Gimbutyte was named to the MPSF All-Academic Team.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
A strong freshman year led to just as impressive a performance in her sophomore season as Gimbutyte finished near the top of the Tigers roster in most freestyle events.  Gimbutyte had the second-fastest time in the 50 Free and 100 Free, at 23.72 and 51.22, respectively.  She also awarded MPSF All-Academic honors and was part of the MPSF Second Team 400 Medley Relay, which finished with a time of 3:42.05, and the Second Team 400 Free Relay, which came in at 3:22.91.

2013-14 (Freshman):
Part of the stellar freestylers on the women's side of the pool, Vaiva came up with a stellar showing in her first year that included posting some of the best times overall for the year. At the MPSF Championships, Gimbutyte clocked the Tigers' fastest 100 Free for the year as she posted a 50.66 to pick up a fourth place finish. In addition to her Free events, Vaiva put up the fastest 100 Fly on the year with a time of 55.21 which also gave her a fourth place finish among the conference's best.