JUNIOR (2006-07): Led the team in the 100-back with a time of 58.21... posted the second fastest time in the 200-back (2:05.34)... named All-MWC in the 200-back... member of the 400-medley relay team that posted the season's top time of 3:52.71... took the top spot in the 100-back at UTPB... notched 14 top-three finishes in the backstroke events... member of six first-place relay teams... rounded out the top eight finishers out of 24 competitors in the 100-back (59.61) at the UNLV Invite... also notched a fifth place finish out of 24 swimmers in the 200-back (2:06.67)... competed in the backstroke events at the MWC Championship.
SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Suffered a season-ending injury...posted the second-best time on the team in the 200-back...member of the 400-medley team (4:03.12) that took the top spot against Air Force.
FRESHMAN (2004-2005) - Competed in three events at the Conference USA Championships... finished sixth in the 100-back (58.32), seventh in the 200-back (2:05.75) and 19th in the 200-IM (2:12.72)... received the team's Purple Heart award.
High School - All-state in the 100-back as a senior... four-year all-city and all-district selection... Swimmer of the Year from 2002-2004... team captain as a senior... holds all but two of Montwood's school records.
Personal - Lori Birkhead is the daughter of Bill and Dona Birkhead... father played football at Eastern New Mexico University... pre-major.