Swimming & Diving
Maclin Simpson - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Redshirt Senior
  • High school St. Xavier

2012-13:Finished his junior season with eight top-five finishes competing in every regular season dual meet for the Wildcats… Swam in freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and individual medley events… All eight top-five finishes came in individual medley and butterfly events… Holds the top time of the 2012-13 season in the 400 individual medley at the 2013 SEC Championships (3:52.88)… Earned three personal records, all coming during the 2013 SEC Championships: 100 butterfly (49.11), 200 butterfly (1:47.37), 400 individual medley (3:52.88).

2010-11: Did not compete in 2010-11 and redshirted.

2010-11: Competed in 2010 Short Course National Championship and 2011 Indianapolis Grand Prixrecording lifetime bests in the 200 butterfly, 100 butterfly, and 200 Individual Medley …Competed at the 2011 USA Summer National Championships in Palo Alto, California, qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 and 200 meter butterfly races.

2009-10: In his first appearance as a Wildcat he placed 21st at SECs in the 200-butterfly … Finished 26th in the 100-butterfly and 37th in the 500-free at the conference meet … Captured a 10th place finish at the UT Invitational in the 200-IM and 11th in the 200-butterfly … Also at the UT Invite he tapped in for a 17th place finish in the 100-butterfly and 22nd in the 100-back … Had five top-three finishes in the 200-butterfly during dual meet season … Won the 200-butterfly at a meet against Indiana and Cincinnati.

Pre-College: Set four relay state records with Lakeside swim club … Was a team captain for St. Xavier … High school has won 21 straight state titles … Swam at the Junior Nationals in 2008 and the US Open in 2009 … Lettered in lacrosse as a freshman … Chose UK because he as born in the Bluegrass

Best Collegiate Times: 100-butterfly: 48.95; 200-butterfly: 1:47.11; 100-backstroke: 52.31; 200-backstroke: 1:56.56; 200-individual medley: 1:51.23; 400-individual medley: 4:10.97

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