Prim named NC State women’s swimming MVP
NC State swimmer Julianna Prim, a 2009 graduate of Starmount High School, recently concluded a successful sophomore season with the Pack.Prim was recognized at the NC State swim team banquet for having the highest GPA of any swimmer on the team, according to her father, Oz Prim. Julianna also was honored as the MVP award winner for the women’s team.
Prim was the only individual NCSU swimmer to make top six at the ACC championships in February. She placed sixth in the 200 butterfly, clocking a time of 2:00.52. She also was 15th in the 200 freestyle at the ACC finals and swam legs on four relays that placed in the top 10.
Prim made provisional NCAA cuts in both the 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly.
The Yadkinville resident transferred to NC State from Pfeiffer following the 2009-10 school year. During her time at Pfeiffer, she earned All-America status in the 200 butterfly and set 11 school records. She was named both the team MVP and school indoor female athlete of the year.
Prim swam, played basketball and ran track for Starmount. She earned four state championships in swimming and earned All-America time standards.