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Zane Rosely - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics

ZaneRosely

  • position Butterfly/IM
  • class Junior
  • Hometown White Lake, Mich.
  • Major Business and Economics
  • High school Walled Lake Northern High School

Top Times (SCY):
500 Freestyle: 4:25.17 (Ohio State Invitational, 11/19/21)
1000 Freestyle: 9:21.81 (Kentucky vs. Auburn, NC State 10/22/21)
1650 Freestyle: 15:03.34 (2021 NCAA Championships, 3/27/21)
200 Butterfly: 1:45.03 (2022 SEC Championships, 2/17/22)
400 IM: 3:44.84 (2021 SEC Championships, 2/25/21)

Top Times (LCM):
400 Freestyle: 4:00.57 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/15/21)
800 Freestyle: 8:17.85 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/16/21)
1500 Freestyle: 16:19.01 (Greensboro Speedo Sectionals, 7/18/21)
200 Butterfly: 2:02.02 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/15/21)
400 IM: 4:28.48 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/14/21)

Career Notes:

  • 2021 All-SEC Freshman Team
  • 2021 NCAA qualifier
  • 2022 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021 CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team

In the Record Book:

  • No. 3 in 400 IM (2021)
  • No. 5 in 1650 free (2021)
  • No. 8 in 1000 free (2021)
  • No. 9 in 200 fly (2022)

2021-22 (Sophomore): Finished seventh in the 400 IM (3:46.35), 14th in the 1650 free (15:06.51) and 18th in the 200 fly (1:45.03) at the SEC Championships … Placed eighth in the mile (15:16.35), 14th in the 400 IM (3:51.66), 16th in the 200 fly (1:47.30) and 17th in the 500 free (4:25.17) at the midseason Ohio State Invitational … Had 13 top-8 finishes throughout the dual meet season, highlighted by a win in the 400 IM (3:58.44) against Cincinnati … Took second in the 200 fly (1:50.77) and third in the 1000 free (9:25.13) versus Miami Ohio … Was fifth in the 200 fly (1:51.42) in a battle with Tennessee … Raced to fifth in the 400 IM (4:01.76) in a tri-meet with Auburn and NC State … Won the Bob Bradley Scholarship Award at the program’s annual award banquet.

2020-21 (Freshman): Named to the All-SEC Freshman Team … Finished eighth in the 1650 free (15:06.07), ninth in the 400 IM (3:44.84), and 15th in the 200 fly (1:46.12) at the 2021 SEC Championships … Became the first UK male freshman swimmer since 2013 to earn a bid to the NCAA Championships … Placed 25th in the mile (15:03.34) at NCAAs, also competing in the 200 fly (1:45.83) and 400 IM (3:49.40) … Took third in the 400 IM (3:50.88), fourth in the 200 fly (1:47.26), and sixth in the 500 free (4:26.42) at the Missouri Invitational … Recorded 10 top-5 finishes throughout the dual meet season … Won the 200 fly (1:50.38) and was the runner-up in both the 400 IM (4:02.83) and 1000 free (9:27.08) in his Wildcat debut against Vanderbilt … Raced to third in the 200 fly (1:51.31) and 400 IM (4:01.64) at Alabama … Earned the Freshman Award at the program’s annual awards banquet … Named to the SEC First-Year Honor Roll … Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.

Prior to UK: 2019 Michigan DII State Championship runner-up in the 100 fly and 200 IM … Six-time Lakes Valley Conference finalist … Also competed for Club Wolverine where he was a Junior National qualifier … 2019 Michigan Open Championships gold medalist in the 400 IM … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Michigan Boys’ Swimmer of the Year nominee.

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