2012-13: Posted a season-best time in the 200 backstroke at the Zippy Invite to finish 13th. Posted a season-best time in the 400 IM (4:30.00) at the MAC Championships.
High School: Earned four letters and captained two seasons at Brewster High School for coaches Clare Murphy Carr and Brittany Kozlenko. Won the 2011 sectional title in the 200 IM and finished 12th in the event at the 2011 New York State Championships. Set Bears’ school record in the 200 IM and was part of two school and sectional relay records. Also participated for 12 years with the Ridgefield Aquatic Club program for coach Robert Shearer, setting eight individual records and qualifying for sectionals.
Personal: Born April 23, 1994. Daughter of Pablo and Laura Valedon. Has one brother (Brian) and one sister (KelliAnn). Favorite athletes are Rebecca Soni and Ryan Lochte. Favorite food is Chicken Parmesan. Favorite movie is Bridesmaids. Majoring in early childhood education.