Cynthia Fascella
Cynthia Fascella

Player Profile

Fountain Valley, Calif.

High School:
Fountain Valley HS


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Twenty Bruins Named to Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Four earn First Team honors.


324 UCLA Student-Athletes Named to Fall Director's Honor Roll

Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA


12th-Ranked Bruins Defeat Simon Fraser

UCLA 11-0 this season.


13th-Ranked Bruins Remain Undefeated With Tri-Meet Sweep

UCLA is 10-0 this season.


Relays, Senko Highlight Day Two of AT&T Winter Nationals

Bruins reach podium four times on Friday.

Competed in the 50 and 100 free at the U.S. Olympic Trials and the U.S. Open.

Placed eighth in the 100 free, 18th in the 50 free and 19th in the 200 free at the Pac-12 Championships ... Swam on the winning 200 free relay against USC that set a new school, meet and facility record ... Also finished third in both the 50 and 100 free vs. USC ... Placed third in the 50/100 free against Cal ... Was third in the 100 free and swam on the meet record-breaking 200 free relay that placed first against Stanford ... Won the 50 free and was second in the 100 free against Oregon State/Utah ... Set a meet record in the 50 free to win against Boise State ... Swam on the winning 400 free relay at the Arena Invite ... Finished first in the 50 free against Arizona, Arizona State and UCSB ... Placed first in the 100 free against Arizona State and UCSB ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Swam Olympic Trials Qualifying times in the 50 free and 100 free (56.83) at U.S. Nationals ... Was a part of UCLA's fifth-place 400 medley relay, 10th-place 800 free relay and 16th-place 400 free relay that competed at Nationals ... Also swam a lifetime-best of 2:04.69 in the 200 free.

Set freshmen records in the 50 (22.51) and 100 free (49.01) ... Named Most Outstanding Newcomer by the team ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 13th-place 800 free relay team at NCAAs ... Also swam the 50/100/200 free at NCAAs ... Placed eighth in the 100 free, 12th in the 50 free and 20th in the 200 free at Pac-10s ... Against USC, won both the 50 and 100 free with new meet record times ... Tied for third in the 100 free against Cal ... Was second in the 100 free and fifth in the 50 free vs. Stanford ... Placed second in the 100 free and third in the 200 free vs. Boise State/WSU ... Placed third in the 50 free against Arizona and Arizona State ... Won the 50 free against San Diego/Idaho ... Placed first in the 100 free vs. Oregon State/UCSB ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Fountain Valley HS ... Three-time All-American in the 50 and 100 free ... Swam on the CIF record-breaking 200 free relay ... Four-time team MVP ... Named Orange County Register's Swimmer of the Year in 2008 ... Swam for West Coast Swimming/GWSC under coaches Bob Gillet and Marc Schubert ... Top times of 22.94 in the 50 free, 49.80 in the 100 free and 1:48.60 in the 200 free.

Born February 7, 1992 in Fresno, Calif. ... Daughter of Alice Fascella and Brian Fascella ... Has a twin sister, Danica (who attends UC Davis) ... Both her and her sister played Murphy Brown's baby on the Murphy Brown show ... Anthropology major.

50 Freestyle (Short Course) 22.51
100 Freestyle (Short Course) 49.01
200 Freestyle (Short Course) 1:47.99
50 Freestyle (Long Course) 26.04
100 Freestyle (Long Course) 56.83
200 Freestyle (Long Course) 2:04.69