5x Games Gold Medalist
Missy made her debut at the 2012 Summer Games at age 17, where she won a total of five medals, four of which were gold. She swept the women's backstroke events, winning gold in both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke. She also competed at the 2016 Games in Rio where she brought back another gold medal. In total, she has won twenty-eight medals in international competition: seventeen gold, six silver, and five bronze, spanning the Games, the World Championships, the short course World Championships, and the Pan Pacific Championships. She retired from competitive swimming in 2018 and currently lives in Colorado with her husband and daughter!