Swimming & Diving
Claire Archibald - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school St. Andrews High School for Girls

2010-11:Finished in third place in the 200 backstroke at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Earned top-10 finishes in the 100 backstroke and 200- and 400-individual medley at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Won the 500 freestyle at UK’s dual meet with SCAD and Limestone … Finished in eighth place at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in the 200 backstroke … Finished in 14th place in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships … Turned in a career best time of 54.86 in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, finishing in 15th …

2009-10: Captured 24th place finishes at SECs in the 100 and 200-backstroke … Also placed 28th in the 200-IM at the conference meet … Acquired a career best and third place finish in the 200-IM at the UT Invite … Also added a personal best time in the 400-IM against Indiana … Concluded the season with 11 top-three finishes during dual meet season.

2008-09: As a freshman competed in three events at the SEC Championships … Placed 22nd in the 200-backstroke, 28th in the 100-back and 38th in the 200-individual medley … Tallied five first-place finishes during dual meet season … She captured first in the 200-back against SEC foe Alabama … Scored three top-five finishes at the UT Invitational including a runner-up finish in the 200-backstroke.

Pre-College: Appeared on the Junior South African national team for the Junior World Championships and the Junior African Games … Her RSA team went to Brazil for the World Cup … Won school honors for swimming … Earned full academic school colors … Swam for Dean Price with the Mandeville Dolphins.

Best Collegiate Times:50 freestyle: 24.57; 500 freestyle: 5:06.64; 1,000 freestyle: 10:48.42; 100 backstroke: 54.86; 200 backstroke: 1:56.15; 200-individual medley: 2:01.99; 400-individual medley: 4:26.66

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