2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Saw significant time in the pool as a freshman, primarily swimming in two events... Ranked third on the team in the 200 Breaststroke, and fourth in the 200 IM... Her top times for the season were 2:21.20 (200 Breaststroke) and 2:08.25 (200 IM)... Also swam in the 50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke.
HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for Ponderosa High School and the University of Denver Hilltoppers, which ranked 14th in the country for team performance... Also swam at the Western Region Sectional championships in 2011... Received USA Swimming Academic All-America recognition for her academic achievements in 2011 and 2012... Graduated with highest academic honors.
PERSONAL: Born May 5, 1994... Daughter of Martin & Katie Bassani... Has one brother, Matteo, and one sister, Laura... Majoring in biological science.