Swimming & Diving
Chris Richard - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Sturgeon Bay

2008-09: Posted career best times in both the 50- and 100-freestyle events … Was 21st in the 50-free at the SEC Championships … Also took 29th in the 100-free for career-best finishes at the conference meet … Was among the top-four during dual meet action on four different occasions … Was ninth in the 50-free and 14th in the 100-free at the UT Invitational.

2007-08: Saw action in two events at the SEC Championships tapping in 25th in the 50-free and 30th in the 100-free … Set career-best times in both events … Claimed two top-four finishes in dual meets this year.

2006-07: Added depth to the strength of the team in the sprint group … Turned in a 19th place finish in the 50-freestyle to highlight his quality performance at the Nike Cup in November … The rookie also scored a 28th place finish in the 100-free and a 53rd place in the 100-backstroke … Placed third in the 50-free in a UK win over state-rival Louisville … Appeared in five dual meets in the 50- and 100-free events.

Pre-College: Won the State Championship four times in his career as a member of Sturgeon Bay High School … Named the MVP of his high school team his senior season … Tabbed the Most Dedicated Swimmer his sophomore and junior seasons … Also participated in baseball, soccer and track … Became a Wildcat because UK was the best fit for him.

Best Collegiate Times: 50 freestyle: 20.26; 100 freestyle: 45.18

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