Swimming & Diving
Will Vietti - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Hot Springs Co.

2006-07: Enjoyed arguably the best season of any Wildcat … The lone scorer for UK at the NCAA Championships when he earned 16th in the 100-breaststroke … Claimed his first career All-America honorable mention honor … His late season charge began with his first career silver medal when he tapped in second in the 100-breast at the SEC Championships … Captured fourth in the 200-breast at the Championships a day later to lead the Wildcats with the top-two finishes on the team … Rose to the top of the leaderboard in all-time top times in school history in both breaststroke events … Named to the second team All-SEC … Claimed his first career win at the Nike Cup when he touched ahead of the pack in the 200-breast … Placed fourth in the 100-breast at the Cup, and also turned in a 22nd place showing in the 200-individual medley … Claimed first in the 100-breast in a dual meet against Louisville … Earned nine top-three finishes in the breaststroke events during dual meets … Participated in the 2006 ConocoPhillips National Championships in July, earning 21st in the 200-meter breast and 27th in the 100-meter breast.2005-06: Holds the 44th best time in the nation in the 200-breaststroke (1:59.75) and the 46th in the 100-breast (54.95) … Placed seventh in both the 100- and 200-breast events at the SEC Championships … Captured fourth in the 200-breast and fifth in the 100-breast at the Nike Cup Invitational … Also touched 15th in the 200-individual medley at the Cup … Placed in the top three in the 200-breast six times during dual meets, and four times in the 100-breast.2004-05: Placed 14th in the 200-breaststroke, 16th in the 100-breast and 25th in the 200- individual medley at the SEC Championships … Won the 200-breast against Cincinnati … Took second in the 100-breast against South Carolina and Louisville and second in the 200-breast against Louisville … Placed fourth in the 100-breast, fifth in the 200-breast and 26th in the 200-IM at the Indiana Invitational.Pre-College: Two-time All-American and eight-time state champion … Four-year all-conference and all-state selection … Named “Swimmer of the Meet” at the 2003 and 2004 Wyoming state meets … Owns state record in 100-breaststroke event … Served as student-body president during senior year and vice president during junior year … Chose Kentucky because he liked the coaching staff and the facilities and because the UK community felt like home.Best Collegiate Times: 100 breaststroke – 53.73; 200 breaststroke – 1:57.65; 200 IM – 1:49.56; 50 breast – 27.33; 100 freestyle – 49.83; 500 freestyle-4:53.43

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