Swimming & Diving

 Kristen Wilson
Kristen  Wilson

RS Senior

Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Paul Laurence Dunbar




Program-record 14 Swimmers and Divers Named Scholar All-Americans

Fourteen Wildcats honored for athletic, academic success by the CSCAA


Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll


Kentucky Swimming Notches Nine Individual Wins vs. Louisville

Women notch six victories, men three


63 UK Student-Athletes Participate in Graduation

Commencement held Saturday


24 to be Inducted into Frank G. Ham Society of Character

University of Kentucky Student-Athletes Recognized for All-Around Excellence

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Top Times:
50 Freestyle: 23.02 (SEC Championships, 2/15/11)
100 Freestyle: 50.21 (SEC Championships, 2/15/11)
200 Freestyle: 1:48.59 (Ohio State Invitational, 11/22/13)
500 Freestyle: 4:54.98 (SEC Championships, 2/18/14)

2013-14 (Junior): Named to the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Swam a personal-record 4:54.98 in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... Recorded a season-best in the 100 freestyle with a 50.72 at the SEC Championships ... Won the 200 freestyle in 1:51.24 vs. Cincinnati ... Claimed victory in the 200 freestyle at Louisville with a 1:50.42 ... Posted a career-best 1:48.59 in the 200 freestyle and a season-best 23.87 in the 50 freestyle at the Ohio State Invitational.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Turned in a strong sophomore season with several strong finishes swimming freestyle events ... Picked up a pair of second place finishes in Nashville, Tenn., in the 50-freestyle and 100-freestyle events ... Came in second place in the 200-freestyle against Southern Illinois and Missouri ... Won first event of the season at Indiana River State College in the 200 LC meter freestyle event ... Finished with a second-place time in the 200-freestyle against Alabama ... Earned another win at Emory in the 50-freestyle ... Picked up her third win of the season with a victory in the 50-freestyle against Cincinnati ... Finished in 16th in the 200-freestyle and 18th in the 100-freestylein the SEC Championships.

2010-11 (Freshman): Won the 100 butterfly in a dual meet against SCAD and Limestone ... Had a top-eight finish in the 200 freestyle at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ... Finished in 12th place in the 50- and 100-freestyle races at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ... Finished in 11th place in the 100 butterfly at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ... 19th in 100-freestyle, 22nd in 200-freestyle, and 25th in 50-freestyle at the SEC Championships ... Athletic Director's honor roll member, posting a 4.0 GPA in the first semester

Pre-College: Five-time state champion in 50-freestyle (2006-2010) ... Two-time state champion in 100-free (2007-2008) ... Six-time All-State and All-Region selection (7th grade-Senior year in high school) Recipient of Sportsmanship Award and Outstanding Competitor Award ... Swam club for Wildcat Aquatics ... Chose UK for swimming program, business program, SEC school and her teammates and coaches ... Scholastic All-American as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Made honor roll all four years in high school.

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