|Hometown:||Cape Town, South Africa|
|High School:||Parel Vallei HS|
Primarily swimming the distance freestyle events, Van Konynenburg had a solid sophomore campaign for the Tigers. She took second in the 1000 Free twice on the year, once against conference foe UC Santa Barbara. Showing her versatility, Van Konynenburg added a third-place finish in the 100 Free against Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz before placing fourth in the 50 Free versus UCSB. At the 2012 MPSF Championships, she placed 18th in the 200 Free with a time of 1:53.94.
Van Konynenburg earned a pair of top-five finishes in the 100 Back (1:02.76) and the 50 Free (25.66) in Pacific’s win against Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 30. She finished fourth in the 100 Back (1:01.94) versus Stanford on Jan. 8 and fourth in the 100 Free (56.68) at the Tri Meet on Jan. 22.
Van Konynenburg attended Parel Vallei High School in Cape Town, South Africa.
Van Konynenburg was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and is the daughter of Bernard and Karin Van Konynenburg. She has a younger sister, Stacey. Van Konynenburg is pursing a degree in business and enjoys hanging out with friends and listening to music.