THIS SEASON: Senior Kevin Little has been a steady contributor for the Trojans throughout his USC career. A valuable distance swimmer, he is seeking his first spot in the finals at the Pac-10s. Little is also one of the team's top performers in the classroom with back-to-back Pac-10 All-Academic team honors to his credit.
2010: Little swam in three races at the Pac-10 Championships, taking 13th in the 1650y free (15:52.65), 17th in the 400y IM (3:55.07) and 23rd in the 500y free (4:33.01) ... Little earned 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic first team honors with a 3.44 GPA in communication.
2009: Little raced in three events at the 2009 Pac-10 Championships as a sophomore, and was 12th for the second consecutive year in the 1650y free (15:38.44). He was also 13th in the 400y IM (3:56.79) and 19th in the 500y free (4:27.78). All times were personal bests ... He earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors.
2008: Little competed in three individual events as a freshman at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships and was USC's highest finisher in the 1650y free, taking 12th in 15:53.67 (USC's best time of the season). He was also 17th in the 500y free (4:33.52, personal best) and 18th in the 400y IM (4:03.22).
HIGH SCHOOL: Little prepped at Woodbridge High in Irvine, Calif., where he was a junior national qualifier in the 400m and 800m free ... He was a seven-time NISCA All-American and a three-time Scholastic All-American ... A five-time Sea View League champion, he was his team's swimmer of the year three times and earned Irvine World News and O.C. Varsity Athlete and Swimmer of the Week honors ... At the 2007 CIF Division I Championships, he was third in the 200y IM ... Earned his school's Sentinel award for academic achievement twice.
CLUB: Irvine Novaquatics.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 23, 1989 ....He is a communication major.
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