Swimming & Diving
Marci Vrooman - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Sacred Heart Academy

Major – Early Elementary Special Education

2001-02 – Currently holds the fifth-best time in UK history in the 500y freestyle (4:49.42), the sixth-best in the 200y freestyle (1:49.40), the ninth-best in the 100y freestyle (51.57) and the 10th-best in the 1,000y freestyle (10:11.95) and 1,650y freestyle (17:02.63) … Recorded NCAA “B” cuts in the 200y- and 500y freestyles … Time of 4:49.42 in the 500y freestyle at the Last Chance Meet was the 42nd-fastest time recorded in collegiate competition for the year … Was a member of the 800y-freestyle relay that collected an NCAA “B” cut with a time of 7:25.76 at the SEC Championships, the 33rd-best time in the country for the year … Competed at the SEC Championships, placing sixth in the 500y freestyle, 14th in the 200y freestyle and 18th in the 100y freestyle … Swam a leg for the 400y-freestyle relay squad that clocked a 3:25.81 at the conference championships, the 46th-best time in collegiate action for the year … Saw action at the Nike Cup, placing fourth in the 500y freestyle, 10th in the 200y f

Pre-College – Nine-time high school state swim champion… Eight-time Junior Nationals attendee… 1999 Kentucky Female Swimmer of the Year… High school team co-captain and Coaches Award winner… Three-time high school team MVP… Chose UK because of the family atmosphere on the team.

Best Times – 100 freestyle – 51.57; 200 freestyle – 1:49.40; 500 freestyle – 4:49.42; 1,650 freestyle – 17:02.63; 1,000 freestyle – 10:11.95.

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