PERSONAL: the daughter of William and Susan Givens was born in New Haven, CT . . . has a sister Kristen and brothers Kevin and Tanner . . . swam for legendary Coach Nina Lujack and, most recently, for Coach Nate Hill at Hamden, CT High . . . top events are 50-, 100- and 200-yard freestyles and 100- and 200-yard backstroke . . . swam all four years and qualified for the Southern Connecticut championships and the Connecticut Class LL championship in all four . . . 2009-10 team Most Valuable Swimmer . . . also plyed lacrosse . . .