Tarazona swam at the U.S. Open in Irvine, making the finals in the 200 Butterfly (2:12.53, 13th) and the 400 Individual Medley (4:52.62, 20th) ... won the Championship final in the 200 IM at the Los Angeles Invitational and was a part of the winning 400 Free Relay squad ... was also second in the 200 Fly and the 400 Medley Relay (4:26.85) and third in the 400 IM and the 100 Fly ... placed second in the 200 Fly, seventh in the 100 Fly (1:02.25) and eighth in the 200 IM (2:19.32) and the 400 IM at the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine.
Earned CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America accolades thanks to a 13th-place finish and school-record breaking swim in the 800 Freestyle Relay (7:06.23) at the NCAA Championships ... also placed 17th in the 200 Butterfly (1:56.61), 22nd in the 400 Individual Medley (4:11.72, third all-time at UCLA) and 38th in the 200 IM (career-best 1:59.31) at the NCAA’s ... was second in the 200 Fly (1:55.45, third all-time at UCLA), 11th in the 400 IM (4:12.50) and 20th in the 200 IM (2:00.76) at the Pac-12 Championships, also swimming on the sixth-place 200 Medley Relay (1:39.44) and the 800 Free Relay (7:07.61) teams and setting a personal best in the 100 Fly (53.39) ... won the 200 Fly at Cal, out-touching 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Caitlin Leverenz for the second time this season ... also won the 200 Fly against Stanford, Arizona, Arizona State/San Diego, San Diego State/Kansas and Oregon State/UC Santa Barbara/Utah and finished second in that event at USC ... finished third in the 200 Fly at the AT&T Winter National Championships (Austin, Texas), also reaching the finals in the 200 IM, the 400 IM and 100 Fly ... won the 200 Fly at the Arena Invitational in Long Beach, the first time she out-touched Leverenz, also placing third in the 800 Free Relay and fourth in the 200 Medley Relay and the 400 Medley Relay ... won the 400 IM against UC Davis/Washington State ... named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Spring and Winter quarters ... also earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention accolades.
Competed in the 100/200 Butterfly and 200/400 IM at the U.S. Olympic Trials ... also competed at the U.S. Open.
Placed 18th in the 200 Fly and 32nd in the 400 IM at the NCAA Championships, swimming lifetime bests ... placed fourth in the 200 Fly, 11th in the 400 IM (freshman school record, 4:12.94) and 12th in the 200 IM at the Pac-12 Championships ... placed second in the 200 Fly and fourth in the 400 IM vs. USC ... finished second in both the 200 Fly and 100 Fly vs. Cal ... was second in the 400 IM and third in the 200 IM against Stanford ... placed first in the 400 IM and second in both the 200 Fly and 100 Fly against Oregon State/Utah ... finished first in the 200 Breast and was second in the 200 Fly vs. Boise State ... placed second in the 400 IM and third in the 200 Fly vs. Arizona ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll ... CSCAA Scholar All-America honoree.
CLAREMONT HIGH SCHOOL
Member of the National Junior PanPac team in 2010 where she won the 200m Fly title … All-American in the 100 Fly and 200 IM all four years of high school … Scholastic All-American … First Team all-league … league MVP her senior year … two-time CIF champion in the 100 Fly (‘10/’11) ... also won the 2009 CIF title in the 200 … four-time National Youth Team member … competed on the National Junior World Cup team in 2009 … holds age group records in the 200m and 200-yd fly events (15-16) and IM … competed for the Claremont Club under coach John Ries, where she was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Born Jan. 19, 1993 in Upland, Calif. … daughter of John and Jennifer Tarazona … has two brothers, DJ and Dylan … plans on majoring in psychology.
Noelle Tarazona’s Career Bests
100 Butterfly (Short Course) 53.39 - 8th All-Time at UCLA
200 Butterfly (Short Course) 1:55.45 - 3rd All-Time at UCLA
200 Individual Medley (Short Course) 1:59.31 - 6th All-Time at UCLA
400 Individual Medley (Short Course) 4:11.72 - 3rd All-Time at UCLA
100 Butterfly (Long Course) 1:01.12
200 Butterfly (Long Course) 2:10.66
200 Individual Medley (Long Course) 2:18.27
400 Individual Medley (Long Course) 4:47.02