Chandra Lukes
Chandra Lukes
Height: 5-6
Year: JR
Hometown: Escondido, CA
High School: San Pasqual
Position: Sprint Free
Major: Biology & Economics

2013-14:  Outstanding swimmer for the Bulldogs in her third season… Took eighth place in the 50 Free at the NCAA Division III Championships with a time of 23.67, collecting All-America honors in the process...  Clocked her best time of the season in the 100 Back (57.69) at the NCAA Championships, placing 25th overall amongst the talented field... Major contributor to the Bulldogs’ third-place finish at the SCIAC Championships… Fired off an NCAA “B” time of 23.62 in the 50 Free to take second at the conference finale for All-SCIAC recognition… Uncorked an All-SCIAC and NCAA “B” time of 52.53 in the 100 Free during the SCIAC Championships, finishing second in the race… Also collected All-Conference honors in the 100 Back by landing on the podium in third place with a time of 57.77… Swam anchor for the first-place 200 Free Relay that won the race with an All-SCIAC time of 1:36.86 during the conference finale… Contributed to the second-place 400 Free Relay that uncorked an NCAA “B” time of 3:31.09 during the SCIAC finale to garner All-Conference honors… Swam anchor for the third-place 800 Free Relay that touched the wall in 7:47.42 for All-SCIAC honors at the conference championship meet… Led off for the 400 Medley Relay that finished fourth at the SCIAC finale with a season-best effort of 3:56.84… 

2012-13:  Fired off a career-best and school-record time in the 100 Free (50.22) to win the 2013 NCAA Division III Individual Championship, earning All-America status in the process…  Placed fourth at the NCAA Championships in the 50 Free with a career-best time of 23.31, resetting her own program-best standard from her freshman campaign… This performance also greatly improved upon her seed of 16th from the preliminaries…  Earned All-America status with that fourth-place finish…  Also qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200 Free…  Gained six All-Conference honors for top-three finishes at the 2013 SCIAC Championship meet, highlighted by her first-place showing in the 100 Free of 51.00… Also placed second in the 100 Back with a time of 57.10 for another season-best showing…  Took third place in the 50 Free with a time of 24.08 to cap off her individual accolades… Also provided major contributions to three of the team’s All-Conference relays, with the come-from-behind effort of the 400 Free quartet (3:31.29) highlighting the finishes with a first-place time of 3:31.29… Additionally swam for the second-place 800 Free Relay (7:44.92) and the third-place 400 Medley Relay (3:57.23)…  Won the Bulldog Pentathlon with a combined five-race total score of 510.82…

2011-12: One of the fastest freshmen that the Maroon and Gray has seen in recent years… Made her mark as a top competitor in the SCIAC… At the SCIAC Championship meet, Lukes won the 50 Free in a school-record time of 23.78, placed second in the 100 Free (52.26), and capped off her individual performance in the 100 Back with an impressive third-place mark of 58.02… Lukes was also an integral part of the Bulldogs’ All-Conference relays, anchoring the 200 Free, 400 Free and 400 Medley relays, each of which finished in third place at the SCIAC Championships…  Lukes continued her success at the NCAA Division III Championships as the lone female Bulldog to qualify... Improved all of her previous times, clocking in a school-record time of 23.58 in the 50 Free to earn eighth place for All-America honors... Also uncorked a time of 51.80 in the 100 Free to go along with a school-record effort of 57.39 in the 100 Back... Part of the team that earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors... Named the team’s Most Valuable Athlete… Dual-sport athlete as a member of the women’s water polo team…