Swimming & Diving
Elvis Burrows - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Seneca

2008-09: Competed for the Bahamas at the World Games where he set career-best times in all three events … Earned two All-America honors as a member of the 200-freestyle and 200-medley relays at the NCAA Championships … Set career-best collegiate times in all three events as a junior … Broke the school-record in the 100-butterfly when he touched in a career-best eighth place at the SEC Championships … Also touched in 11th in the 50-free and 20th in the 100-free … Earned a bronze medal as the third leg of the 200-free relay team … Also touched in sixth as a member of the 200- and 400-medley relay teams … Took first place three times in the 100-fly during dual meet competition … Placed fifth in the 100-fly at the UT Invitational.

2007-08: Participated in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for the Bahamas … Swam the 50-free at the world event … Appeared in three events at the 2008 SEC Championships … Recorded a career-best time in the 50-free as he finished 23rd overall … Tapped in 23rd in the 100-butterfly recording another career best time and the 10th best time in UK history … Notched a career-best time in the 100-free, placing 24th at the conference meet … Finished 18th in the 50-free at the Nike Cup … Also clocked in 26th in the 100-freestyle at the Nike Cup … Had five top-three finishes in dual meets.

2006-07: As a rookie, was a member of the SEC Championship team … Clocked in 25th in the 100-butterfly, 36th in the 100-freestyle and 39th in the 50-free while setting career-best times in all three events at the conference meet … At the Nike Cup he placed 42nd in both the 50- and 100-free and 45th in the 100-fly … Took third in the 100-fly in the last dual meet of the season against Cincinnati.

Pre-College: 2005 State Champion in the 50-freestyle … Holds Carifta and CISC records in the 50-butterfly … Three-time high school Most Valuable Swimmer … Member of the high school state championship team … Participated in Carifta, CISC and CAC Games … Chose UK because of the great coaches and the close-knit team.

Best Collegiate Times: 100 butterfly: 46.72; 50 freestyle: 19.83; 100 freestyle: 44.65

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