Mary Beth


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Year: Junior
Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
High School: Amarillo



  • Competed in six individual events including the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 50 fly, 100 fly, and 100 IM
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 IM (1:10.35) in the Worcester City Championships (10/29), in the 100 backstroke (1:07.87) against Assumption (10/1), and in the 100 fly (1:06.63) in the Harold Anderson Invitational (11/19)

Before Holy Cross:

  • A three-year member of the varsity swimming team at Amarillo High School under head coach Brad Douglass, serving as team captain her senior year
  • Team won districts during the 2013-2014 season
  • Recorded career-best times in the 100 free (59.20 and 50 free (29.05)
  • Earned Rookie of the Year award in 2014 and Most Dedicated award in 2015 and 2016
  • Also swam for the Amarillo Swim Team under head coach Ron Lee, recording career-best time in the 100m back (1:21.38)


  • Daughter of Dr. Gary and Susan Soya
  • Has two brothers (Daniel and Kyle)
  • Has not yet declared a major


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