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Scott Kaufmann
  • Senior
  • Distance Freestyle
  • Sparks, Nev. (Edward C. Reed)
  • All-American

Career Best Times:
Long Course (Meters)

400 Free - 3:55.55
800 Free - 8:09.13 (U.S. Summer Nationals, 8/6/03)
1,500 Free - 15:38.81
400 IM - 4:29.92 (U.S. Summer Nationals, 8/7/03)

Short Course (Yards)
500 Free - 4:20.56p (SEC Championships, 2003)
1,000 Free - 9:13.44 (at Tennessee, 1/31/04)
1,650 Free - 15:07.87 (NCAA Championships, 2003)

National/International Competition: Earned a 12th place finish in the 1,500-meter freestyle (15:41.86) and a 16th place finish in the 400-meter freestyle (3:59.30) at the 2004 U.S. Olympic swimming trials…Took 13th in 400-meter free (3:58.32) at 2004 U.S. Spring Nationals … Swam at 2003 U.S. Summer Nationals … Placed seventh in 800-meter free (8:09.13), eighth in B final of 400-meter IM (4:34.83) and 18th in 1,500-meter free (15:49.17) … Placed sixth in the 1,500-meter free at the 2002 Santa Clara International … Finished ninth in the 1,500-meter free at the Janet Evans Invitational … Competed at the 2002 U.S. Summer Nationals in the 400-meter, 800-meter and 1,500-meter free … Notched a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter IM, placed 12th in the 800-meter free and finished 13th in the 1,500-meter free at U.S. Spring Nationals … Finished eighth in the 800-meter free and also competed in the 400-meter free in the 2001 Summer Nationals … Placed fifth in the 800-meter free, 14th in the 400-meter free and 21st in the 1,500-meter free at the 2001 U.S. Spring Nationals … Finished 37th at the 2000 Olympic Trials in the 1,500-meter free … Competed in the 400-meter free, 800-meter free, 1,500-meter free and 400-meter IM at the 2000 U.S. Spring Nationals … Competed in the 800-meter free at the 1999 U.S. Summer Nationals ... Finished seventh in the 1,500 free at the 1998 Summer Junior Nationals.

At Florida:
2003-04:
SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Finished 20th in 1,500-meter free (15:19.41) and 22nd in 400-meter free (3:49.79) at NCAA Championships … Earned two All-SEC honors … Named honorable mention All-SEC by Knoxville News-Sentinel … Posted four individual event wins during the season (500 free at South Carolina, 1,000 free at Tennessee, 1,650 free vs. Kentucky, 800-meter free vs. Alabama) … Finished third with provisional time (4:20.72) in 500 free at SEC Championships … Also took sixth in 1,650 free (15:23.77) with provisional time and 13th in 400 IM (3:55.28) … Won 1,000 free (9:13.44) and was second in 500 free (4:32.71) at Tennessee (1/31/04) … Took first in 800-meter free (8:24.27) vs. Alabama (1/24/04) … Third in 800-meter free (8:21.67) and fifth in 400-meter free (4:08.20) vs. Auburn (1/23/04) … Second in the 500 free (4:38.70) and 1,000 free (9:31.11) at TCU (1/17/04) … Second in 500 free (4:32.83) and fourth in 400 IM (4:03.42) at Texas A&M (1/15/04) … Took first in 1,650 free (15:33.63) vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) … Competed in five events at 2003 U.S. Open … Took 12th in both 1,500-meter free (16:03.05) and 800-meter FR (7:57.09) and 19th in 400-meter free (4:01.65) … Also swam in prelims in 200-meter free (1:57.92) and 400-meter IM (4:45.04) … Won 500 free (4:34.36) and took sixth in 400 IM (4:06.66) at South Carolina (11/14/03) … Fifth in 1,000 free (9:23.45) and sixth in 500 free (4:38.21) at Georgia (11/13/03) … Third as member of 400 FR team (3:08.28) vs. Florida State (11/11/03) … Second in 800-meter free (8:20.26) and third in 400-meter free (4:07.27) at Michigan (10/31/03) … Second in 500 free (4:31.54), third in 1,000 free (9:20.22) and fourth as member of 400 FR team (3:10.82) at Minnesota … Second in 1,650 free (15:38.50) and seventh in 200 free (1:44.18) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).

2002-2003: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Finished 15th in the 1,650 free in a career-best time of 15:07.87 to garner the first NCAA All-America honor of his career at the NCAA Championships ... His honor marked the 850th All-America honor in UF men's history ... Finished 24th in the 400 IM with a time of 3:53.90 ... Took 21st in the 500 free (4:21.95) ... Fifth in the 500 free at the SEC Championships with a time of 4:21.04 and was sixth in the 1,650 free (15:17.69) … Swam a career-best time of 4:20.56 in the prelims … Also came in 13th in the 400 IM (3:56.14) at the SECs … Recorded a fourth-place finish vs. Tennessee (2/1/03) in the 1,000 free (9:22.23) … Second in the 1,000 free (9:20.75) and sixth in the 500 free (4:38.08) at Alabama (1/25/03) … Second in the 500 free (4:35.73) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:03.00) at Auburn (1/26/03) … First in the 1,000 free (9:17.24) at SMU (11/16/03) … Took 13th in the 400-meter free (4:04.70), 15th in the 1,500-meter free (16:24.93) and 18th in the 400-meter IM with a time of 4:39.39 at the 2002 U.S. Open … Also swam on the 800-meter FR team that placed third with a time of 7:48.43 … Fourth in the 1,000 free (9:21.88) and sixth in the 500 free (4:36.60) against Georgia (11/23/02) … Fifth in the 1,000 free (9:15.43) and sixth in the 500 free (4:34.00) against Michigan (11/1/02) … Notched a first-place finish in the 1,000 free (9:21.20) at Penn State (10/20/02) … Second in the 200 free (1:42.25) vs. Indian River CC (10/18/02) … Won the 1,650 free (15:40.86) against LSU (10/11/02) in the opening meet of the year.

2001-2002: Second in both the 200 free (1:41.16) and the 1,650 free (15:43.99) at the Last Chance Meet (2/27/02) … Clocked in at 15:29.34 in the 1,650 free for a seventh-place finish and also finished 46th in the 400 IM at the SEC Championships … Second in the 1,000 free (9:29.61) vs. Florida Atlantic (2/9/02) … Clocked in at 9:25.15 in the 1,000 free to finish third and placed fourth in the 500 free at Tennessee (2/2/02) … Won the 1,000 free against Alabama (1/26/02), touching the wall in 9:25.56 … Recorded fifth-place finishes in both the 500 and 1,000 free against Auburn (1/25/02) … Second in the 500 free and third in the 200 free at LSU (1/17/02) … Second in the 1,650 free (15:44.02) and third in the 500 free (4:39.18) against Penn State (1/5/02) … Third in the 1,000 free and sixth in the 200 breast vs. Florida State (11/16/01) … Touched the wall in 9:40.12 for a second-place finish in the 1,000 free and finished sixth in the 500 free in 4:51.89 … Third in the 1,000 free, clocking in at 9:44.38 and placed fifth in the 500 free with a time of 4:44.24 at Clemson (11/9/01) … Recorded a third-place finish in the 800-meter free, a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter free and was a member of the fifth-place 400-meter FR team at Michigan (10/26/01) … Won the 500 free against Miami/Indian River CC (10/20/01) with a time of 4:38.04 … Fifth in the 200 fly against Kentucky (10/14/01) … Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 1,650 free (16:04.59) and placed 21st in the 400 IM (4:12.45) at the SEC Invitational … Second in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 500 free against Georgia (10/12/01).

High School: Won the state championship in the 200 and the 500 free in 2001… Finished first in the 200 and the 500 free at the 2001 Nevada Zone Championships … Set school record for 200 free and 500 free … Three-time high school MVP … 2001 Co-Athlete of the Year.

Club: Swam for Reno Aquatic Club … Coached by Dave Hoover … Six-time back-to-back Nevada state champions … Sent five swimmers to 2000 Olympic trials … Holds record for 800 free.


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