UCLA Swimming & Diving BIO
Ally Loper
Player Profile:
Ally Loper 1735338
Position: Free
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Desert Mountain HS
Other College: Wisconsin
Set an NCAA "B" qualifying time with a 4:46.53 in the 500 Free at the Pac-12 Championships ... She then improved her time in the B Final with a season-best 4:45.83 ... Loper swam a career-best 1:47.23 in the C Final of the 200 Free at Pac-12s ... The mark ranks eighth on the All-Time at UCLA list ... Posted an NCAA "B" qualifying time and season-best 1:57.28 in the 200 Back at the AT&T Winter Nationals ... Earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.   

Loper was a part of the fifth-place 400 Freestyle Relay team at the Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships in August in Irvine … also swam in the 400 Free (62nd, 4:23.32).

Swam the fifth-fastest time in UCLA history in the 500 Freestyle at the Pac-12 Championships with a 4:44.20 (8th overall) … helped UCLA clinch a spot in the NCAA Championships in the 800 Free Relay (5th, 7:06.60) … finished 20th in the 200 Free (1:48.08) and also had a season-best 51.21 in the 100 Free at Pac-12’s … won the 500 Free against Utah (4:58.14), finishing second against Washington State and third versus Arizona State and Arizona … was third in the 200 Free against Arizona State, Utah and WSU and fourth versus USC (1:48.58) … placed 10th in the 500 Free (4:46.18) at the Texas Invitational and 21st in the 200 Free (1:48.45) … fourth in the 200 Free at the UNLV Invite, 18th in the 500 Free and 20th in the 100 Free … named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Fall and Spring quarters.

Swam personal bests and NCAA ‘B’ qualifying times in the 500 Free (4:47.20, 15th) and the 200 Free (1:47.52, 17th) at the 2013 Big Ten Championships ... both swims were the seventh-fastest in the respective events in school history ... also anchored the fifth-place 800 Free Relay squad (7:10.98), finishing with a split of 1:46.66, and swam a lifetime best in the 100 Free (50.72) at Big Ten’s.

Earned four varsity letters in swimming … junior national and national qualifier in the 200 Freestyle, 400 Free, 500 Free and 200 Backstroke ... was a three-year Academic All-American ... set the 2009 Junior National meet record in the 4x200 Free Relay and the ‘07 State High School record in the 4x100 Free Relay ... seven-time All-American qualifier ... two-time high school MVP ... 2010 team captain ... five-time high school state champion in the 200 Free, 500 Free, 400 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay and 200 Medley Relay ... named ‘07 Arizona Tribune First Team ... coached by Chrissy Bodmer ... swam with Scottsdale Aquatic Club.

Born March 12, 1993 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... daughter of Pamela and Donn Loper ... has one sister, Torrey, who swam at Illinois ... majoring in english.

Ally Loper’s Career Bests
50 Freestyle (Short Course) 23.95
100 Freestyle (Short Course) 50.72
200 Freestyle (Short Course) 1:47.23 - 8th All-Time at UCLA
500 Freestyle (Short Course) 4:44.20 - 5th All-Time at UCLA

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