Bridget Boushka is a swimmer from Austin, Texas currently studying at Stanford University. Although undeclared on a major, Boushka is in her sophomore season as a Cardinal. She’s primarily a butterfly and freestyle specialist coming into Stanford with multiple accolades as St. Michael’s Catholic Academy’s swimming team captain, MVP, and All-State athlete. In addition to her achievements in the pool Boushka also was a member of her school’s cross-country team, of which she was also team captain and the 2010 track state champion in the two mile race. She gets her natural athletic ability from her family – her father was a dual-sport athlete at Kansas, playing on the football team and running track, and her Uncle Pat played football at Stanford. Boushka had also organized an annual neighborhood canned food drive since she was 12 years old. When she was 15, she raised 2,029 pounds of canned items.
As a freshman Boushka swam best times in the 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle at the Art Adams Invitational. At the Pac-12 Championships she 34th in the 200 butterfly and 35th in the 100 butterfly.
Boushka is currently in her sophomore season as a Stanford Cardinal. She finished 29th in the 200 butterfly, 36th in the 100 butterfly and 39th in the 200 IM at the 2015 Pac-12 Championships.
As a swimmer for St. Michael’s Catholic Academy Boushka was first-team All-State in the 50 freestyle four times, twice an All-State athlete in the 100 and 200 freestyle, and she earned just as many All-State awards in cross country.