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Gabby Acker
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Gabby Acker 2490340
Position: Distance
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: New Hope, Pa.
High School: Germantown Academy
Major: Nursing
Experience: 2 Letters

Second-year member of the Blue Hen swimming team
• One of the team's top performers in the distance events.

2016-17 SEASON
 Champion in the 1000 freestyle. 

2015-16 SEASON
Finished in eighth place in the 1,650 freestyle (17:06.88) at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships
• Also placed 30th in the 200 freestyle (1:59.56) and 31st in the 500 freestyle (5:10.59)
• At the conference meet • swam the 1,000 freestyle in a team-best 10:21.30 at Towson
• Swam the 200 freestyle in 1:58.20 at Franklin & Marshall and the 500 freestyle in 5:06.46 at Towson
• Also competed in the 400 freestyle relay, 800 freestyle relay, and 100 breaststroke
• Named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Attended Germantown Academy High School
• Was an All-Inter Ac conference swimmer
• Member of Kids Teach Kids program and was a science tutor
• Named team's Most Improved Swimmer twice for her club team.

Gabrielle Christine "Gabby" Acker
• Born Aug. 10, 1996
• Daughter of Jen and Matt Acker
• One of six children in family, including two sets of twins
• Her twin, Alison, is a freshman at Delaware who swam briefly for the Blue Hens during the 2016-17 season.
• Honor student as a biology major at Delaware
• Worked in a law firm during the summer
• Her aunt swam in college and her father played basketball in college.

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