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Athletic Hall of Fame

Julianna Myers Bourne

Julianna Myers Bourne


At Rochester:

  • Phenomenal nine-time All-American & Academic All-American Swimmer
  • Set 7 UR records in one season
  • Dominated sprinting events in 50 & 100 free, 50 & 100 butterfly, 100 medley, and 200, 400 relays
  • Set an unbeaten 50 butterfly record
  • Held four of seven UR records for five years
  • Was undefeated in 50 free for two years
  • Team MVP, NCAA Woman of the Year nominee
  • Junior and senior captain of the swim team
  • Led the team to its best finish in DIII Nationals in UR history (8th)
  • UAA Champion and 7 time 'Athlete' of the Week
  • Merle Spurrier Award recipient
  • Dean’s List scholar
  • Graduated with a BA in psychology 


  • Earned her BS in Physical Therapy at Daemen College in 1997
  • Practiced physical therapy in Utica, NY 1997-99
  • Has been a physiotherapist in Calgary, Alberta since 1999, specializing in orthopedic and sport physical therapy
  • Works with national athletes on water polo, swimming, diving, skeleton and speed skating teams and Alberta Ballet
  • Married Canadian water polo captain, Darryl, and is the mother of Kellen and Piper.