2007-08 (Junior): Added depth in the freestyle events for Kansas... Completed the season with top-five team times in the 50, 100 and 200-yard freestyle events... Swam all three sprint free events at the 2008 Big 12 Championship meet in Austin, Texas... Finished 20th in the 50-yard free with a time of 24.07 at Big 12s... Placed 22nd at Big 12s in the 100-yard free (52.01)... Raced to a time of 1:51.86 in the 200 free at the Big 12 meet... Was also a member of the 200-yard medley relay team in Austin... Represented Kansas at the Nike Cup-Kenyon Invite by placing 12th in the 100 free and 21st in the 200-yard free... Was a member of the 200, 400 and 800-yard free relays, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays at the Nike Cup... Swam the 200 against dual meet opponents Northern Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Drury, Nebraska and Iowa... Competed in the 100 against foes Northern Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Drury, Nebraska-Omaha, Nebraska and Iowa... Also swam the 150-yard free and 50-yard free against Iowa State... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
2006-07 (Junior): Did not compete in Kansas athletics... Completed an internship in Ecuador during spring of 2007.
2005-06 (Sophomore): Competed as a swimmer for the Jayhawks during fall competition... Joined the Kansas track and field team for the spring season... Did not compete in the spring due to an injury.
2004-05 (Freshman): Placed 19th at the Big 12 Championships in the 100 free with a time of 52.51... Earned a second place finish at the Nike Cup in the 200 free relay (1:34.06), second place in the 400 medley (3:46.60), and 13th place finish in the 800 free relay (7:43.01)... Finished second in the 100 free against Texas A&M with a time of 53.51.
High School (Westview): Oregon state champion in the 50 freestyle in 2001... Westview High School record holder in the 50 freestyle... Competed in the 100 freestyle at the 2003 summer nationals... Competed in the relays at the 2003-04 summer nationals... Member of 2001 Oregon state runner-up team... High school valedictorian.
Personal: Parents are Mary and Jim Liggett... Both parents attended Kansas... Sister, Kath, is a freshman on the KU swim team... A linguistics major.