Swimming & Diving
James Peterkin - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Pinecrest, Fla.

Major – Management

2000-01 – Established career-highs while finishing 45th in the 100 freestyle and 49th in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships… Also swam to a 29th-place finish in the 100 breaststroke at the SECs… Started college career with a third-place finish in the 50 freestyle vs. Louisville? St. Lucia representative in the 2000 Olympics.

Pre-College – Competed in the 2000 Sydney Olympics for St. Lucia, finishing 59th in the 50 freestyle… Received the award for the Most Improved Swimmer senior year… Swam in high school for Jay Fitzgerald… Played basketball and volleyball in high school… Lists his most memorable moment in sports as when he made his first Junior Nationals cut in the 50 freestyle… The warm team atmosphere and the ambition of the coaches and squad are reasons he chose Kentucky.

Best Times – 50 freestyle – 21.56; 100 freestyle – 47.21.

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