Swimming & Diving
Kristen Wilson - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Redshirt Senior
  • High school Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • 2012, 2013, 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Top Times:
50 Freestyle: 23.02 (SEC Championships, 2/15/11)
100 Freestyle: 50.21 (SEC Championships, 2/15/11)
200 Freestyle: 1:48.59 (Ohio State Invitational, 11/22/13)
500 Freestyle: 4:54.98 (SEC Championships, 2/18/14)

2013-14 (Junior): Named to the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll … Swam a personal-record 4:54.98 in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships … Recorded a season-best in the 100 freestyle with a 50.72 at the SEC Championships … Won the 200 freestyle in 1:51.24 vs. Cincinnati … Claimed victory in the 200 freestyle at Louisville with a 1:50.42 … Posted a career-best 1:48.59 in the 200 freestyle and a season-best 23.87 in the 50 freestyle at the Ohio State Invitational.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Turned in a strong sophomore season with several strong finishes swimming freestyle events … Picked up a pair of second place finishes in Nashville, Tenn., in the 50-freestyle and 100-freestyle events … Came in second place in the 200-freestyle against Southern Illinois and Missouri … Won first event of the season at Indiana River State College in the 200 LC meter freestyle event … Finished with a second-place time in the 200-freestyle against Alabama … Earned another win at Emory in the 50-freestyle … Picked up her third win of the season with a victory in the 50-freestyle against Cincinnati … Finished in 16th in the 200-freestyle and 18th in the 100-freestylein the SEC Championships.

2010-11 (Freshman): Won the 100 butterfly in a dual meet against SCAD and Limestone … Had a top-eight finish in the 200 freestyle at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Finished in 12th place in the 50- and 100-freestyle races at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Finished in 11th place in the 100 butterfly at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … 19th in 100-freestyle, 22nd in 200-freestyle, and 25th in 50-freestyle at the SEC Championships … Athletic Director’s honor roll member, posting a 4.0 GPA in the first semester

Pre-College: Five-time state champion in 50-freestyle (2006-2010) … Two-time state champion in 100-free (2007-2008) … Six-time All-State and All-Region selection (7th grade-Senior year in high school) Recipient of Sportsmanship Award and Outstanding Competitor Award … Swam club for Wildcat Aquatics … Chose UK for swimming program, business program, SEC school and her teammates and coaches … Scholastic All-American as a sophomore, junior and senior … Made honor roll all four years in high school.

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