Swimming & Diving
Chelsea Peterson - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Plymouth

2010-11: Won the 100 freestyle in Kentucky’s dual meet against Southern Illinois and Missouri in mid-October … Had a top-16 finish in the 50-, 100- and 200-freestyle races at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Finished in 20th in the 200 freestyle at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships …

2009-10: A member of the record-breaking 800-freestyle relay that took sixth place at the SEC Championships … Was also a part of the sixth place finish at the conference meet in the 400-free relay … Finished 23rd at the SEC Championships in the 100 and 200-free … Attained a second place finish at the UT Invite in the 200-free, which was a career best time … Also captured fifth place in the 100 and ninth in the 50 at the Invite … Scored a valuable third place finish in the 100-free against Alabama.

2008-09: Scored as a member of the sixth-place 200-freestyle and seventh place 400-free relays teams at the SEC Championships while helping set a school record in the 800-free relay with a seventh place finish … Touched the wall in 22nd overall in the 100-free in a time that ranks fifth all-time at Kentucky … Also tapped in 27th in the 50-free and 30th in the 200-free at the conference meet … Had four top-four finishes in dual meet season … Placed third overall in the 100-free at the UT Invitational.

Pre-College: A four-year honorable mention All-State … Four-time state qualifier and medalist in the 50- and 100-freestyle … Was named most valuable swimmer of her team in each of her four seasons … A member of the honor roll … Tabbed the junior and senior class president … National Honor Society member.

Best Collegiate Times: 50-freestyle: 23.36; 100-freestyle: 49.96; 200-freestyle: 1:50.06; 500-freestyle: 5:09.96

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