Swimming & Diving

KaelanDaly

  • position Freestyle
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Hatfield, Pa.
  • Major Biology
  • High school North Penn High School

Top Times (SCY):
50 Freestyle: 22.98 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/11/22)
100 Freestyle: 50.67 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/13/22)
200 Freestyle: 1:49.84 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/12/22)
100 Backstroke: 56.95 (Ohio State Invitational, 11/19/21)

Top Times (LCM):
50 Freestyle: 27.44 (Richmond Future Championships, 8/4/18)
100 Freestyle: 59.88 (Middle Atlantic Senior Championships, 7/11/19)
100 Backstroke: 1:07.77 (Middle Atlantic Senior Championships, 7/10/19)

2021-22 (Freshman): Finished second in the 50 free (22.98), third in the 100 free (50.67) and third in the 200 free (1:50.71) at the Ohio State Winter Invite … Finaled in four events at the midseason Ohio State Invitational … Had 11 top-8 finishes throughout the dual meet season … Was the runner-up in both the 50 free (23.81) and 100 free (52.18) against Ohio … Also placed second in both the 50 free (24.01) and 100 free (51.98) versus Marshall … Raced to fifth in the 50 free (23.51) at Louisville … Took sixth in the 50 free (24.17) and eighth in the 200 free (1:56.48) in a tri-meet with Auburn and NC State.

Prior to UK: Six-time Pennsylvania 3A State Championship finalist, earning silver in the 100 freestyle as a senior … Team captain in 2020-21 and led her team to three state championship team titles … Was the runner-up in both the 100 freestyle and 200 IM at the PIAA District 1 Championships in 2021 … Named North Penn’s Most Outstanding Athlete twice … NISCA All-American … Also competed for North Penn Aquatic Club where she was a Futures qualifier … 15-time Middle Atlantic Senior Championship finalist … Owns 10 club records. 

Personal: Daughter of Michelle and Brian Daly … Father swam at Purdue … Has one brother, Aidan … Also played water polo in high school, winning three state championships.

Read more