Michelle Berry
Michelle  Berry


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Pioneer HS


Breast, IM, Free



70 Spring Sports Spartans Named Academic All-Mountain West

San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.


177 San José State student-athletes honored on National Student-Athlete Day

There is a 30 percent increase from two years ago in the number of SJSU award winners


Spartans Rout Fresno State On Senior Day

Spartans swimming and diving team finish the regular season with a 10-1 record.


Spartans Get Back To Winning Ways At Cal State East Bay

Pair of Spartans led the way with two first-place finishes against the Pioneers.


Spartans Finish 5th In A3 Performance Invitational

Riley Spitser set school records in the 1000 & 1650 free on the final day.

AT SJSU: In her third season as a Spartan... Honored with the the Moutain West Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2013-14 season... Received the All-Mountain West Conference Academic Award for he 2014-15 season.

2013-14: Finished her first season as a Spartan... Distance freestyle specialist... Has top-ten all-time best marks in the 500 free (6th, 4:57.92), 1000 free (6th, 10:25.47), and the 1650 free (7th, 17:14.75)... 2013 Academic All-WAC and San Jose State University Scholar-Athlete.

2012-13: Earned second team All-WAC in the 500 freestyle... Scored 21 individual points in the 2013 WAC Championship... Finished first in the 1000 free and 200 IM against UC Davis (11/3)... Swam a leg in the 300 breast relay and the 1500 (3x500) free relay and placed second in the 500 free relay at the University of San Diego Relay Invitational (1/5)... Finished first in the 1650 free in a dual meet against Cal State East Bay (1/25).

PIONEER HIGH SCHOOL:Graduated from Pioneer High School in San Jose, Calif. in 2012... Lettered all four years in swimming (Coach Gordy Smith) and in water polo... 2011 and 2012 team captain... Blossom Valley Athletic League champion four times in the 50 free, three times in the 200 IM, and once in the 200 free... Holds school records in the 500 free, 200 IM, 400 free relay, 200 free relay, and in the 200 medley relay... Earned MVP and Most Inspirational honors ...Twice earned the Coaches Award for swimming... Best times include 1:53.38 in the 200 free, 4:56.70 in the 500 free, 10:21.83 in the 1000 free, 17:15.66 in the 1650, 1:08.16 in the 100 breast, 2:24.48 in the 200 breast, 2:04.34 in the 200 IM, and 4:29.48 in the 400 IM.

MICHELLE:A kinesiology major... Enjoys photography, the outdoors and traveling... Swam for the Santa Clara Swim Club (coach John Bitter)... Earned her clubs Most Improved Award in 2012... A native from San Jose, Calif.

Event Time Date Meet (Location)
500 Free 5:01.81 2/28/13 WAC Championship (San Antonio, Texas)
1000 Free 10:25.47 10/27/12 UC Davis (Davis, Calif.)
1650 Free 17:14.75 3/2/13 WAC Championship (San Antonio, Texas)
100 Breast 1:09.87 11/3/12 UC Santa Cruz (San Jose, Calif.)
200 Breast 2:24.45 11/15/12 Arena Invitational (Long Beach, Calif.)
200 IM 2:09.35 11/15/12 Arena Invitational (Long Beach, Calif.)
400 IM 4:26.81 2/28/13 WAC Championship (San Antonio, Texas)