Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Prior to Duke: Competed in the 2010 Junior Worlds in Peru as a member of the Venezuelan National team, placing 16th in the 200 butterfly ... Also competed at 2014 South American Games, taking second in the same event ... 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 2013 World Championship Trials and Summer and Winter Junior Nationals qualifier … Took third in the 200 butterfly at 2014 Speedo Junior Nationals ... Also qualified for 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships ... Four-year letterwinner for Maria Omana at Doral Senior High School in Doral, Fla. … Claimed district, regional and state titles in the 100 butterfly as a senior … District and regional champion in 100 butterfly and 200 IM as a junior … Four-year All-Dade Miami Herald athlete ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Isabella Mercedes Paez on Aug. 29, 1995 in Caracas, Venezuela … Daughter of Carlos Paez and Alexandra Cobo … Has one older brother, Eduardo.