Swimming & Diving

 Chris Richard
Chris Richard


Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.

High School:
Sturgeon Bay



2008-09: Posted career best times in both the 50- and 100-freestyle events ... Was 21st in the 50-free at the SEC Championships ... Also took 29th in the 100-free for career-best finishes at the conference meet ... Was among the top-four during dual meet action on four different occasions ... Was ninth in the 50-free and 14th in the 100-free at the UT Invitational.

2007-08: Saw action in two events at the SEC Championships tapping in 25th in the 50-free and 30th in the 100-free ... Set career-best times in both events ... Claimed two top-four finishes in dual meets this year.

2006-07: Added depth to the strength of the team in the sprint group ... Turned in a 19th place finish in the 50-freestyle to highlight his quality performance at the Nike Cup in November ... The rookie also scored a 28th place finish in the 100-free and a 53rd place in the 100-backstroke ... Placed third in the 50-free in a UK win over state-rival Louisville ... Appeared in five dual meets in the 50- and 100-free events.

Pre-College: Won the State Championship four times in his career as a member of Sturgeon Bay High School ... Named the MVP of his high school team his senior season ... Tabbed the Most Dedicated Swimmer his sophomore and junior seasons ... Also participated in baseball, soccer and track ... Became a Wildcat because UK was the best fit for him.

Best Collegiate Times: 50 freestyle: 20.26; 100 freestyle: 45.18

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