Swimming & Diving
Kelly Rames - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school North View

2007-08: Finished 11th in the 200-butterfly at the Nike Cup … Had five top-three finishes in dual meets … Recorded a career best time in the 100-butterfly … Claimed two second place finishes in dual meets, both in the 200-fly.

2006-07: Earned valuable points for the Wildcats with her first career top-10 finish at the SEC Championships when she placed 10th in the 200-butterfly … Also earned 17th in the 400-individual medley and 28th in the 500-freestyle … Claimed 11th in the 200-fly, 18th in the 500-free, 18th in the 400-individual medley and 35th in the 100-fly at the Nike Cup Invitational … Eclipsed the field in the 500-free in a UK win over SEC-foe Vanderbilt … Tallied five top-three finishes in dual meet competition in two events … Recorded four career-best times.

2005-06: Finished 12th in the 200-butterfly, 16th in the 500-freestyle and 19th in the 400-individual medley at the SEC Championships … Tapped in second in the 200-fly, 13th in the 400-IM, 17th in the 500-free and 22nd in the 100-fly at the Nike Cup … Claimed the top spot in the 500-free and the 200-fly against Cincinnati … Took second in the 500-free against Louisville … Placed first in the 200-fly in the tri-meet with Alabama and LSU … Finished first in the 200-fly against Arkansas … Placed first in the 200-fly in a meet with Texas A&M … Took second in the 1000-free against Tennessee … Opened the season with victories in the 200-fly and 500-free events against Illinois.

Pre-College: Scholastic All-American … MVP of high school swimming team her senior year … Finished her high school career with five school records … Named to honor roll all four years … Picked Kentucky because of the great coaching staff, the friendly and welcoming team, as well as the location.

Best Collegiate Times: 100-butterfly: 58.49; 200-butterfly: 2:02.92; 500-freestyle: 5:01.18; 1000-freestyle: 10:16.63; 400-individual medley: 4:28.67; 200-freestyle: 1:52.00

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