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Kim Ecott
  • Senior
  • Butterfly
  • Cooper City, Fla./Cooper City
  • Club Coach: Jimmy Parmenter
Career Best Times:
Long Course
100-meter Fly - 1:05.49
200-meter Fly - 2:19.01
400-meter Free - 4:28.09
800-meter Free - 9:20.10
Short Course
100-yard Fly - 57.79
200-yard Fly - 2:02.42
500-yard Free - 4:59.41
1,000-yard Free - 10:15.89

National/International Competition: Competed in the 2002 spring and summer Nationals, swimming career best times in the 100- and 200-meter butterfly and the 400-meter freestyle...Competed in the 1998 U.S. Open...Placed eighth in the 200 fly at the 1998 Alabama Juniors.

2002-03: Earned Academic All-SEC honors for the third consecutive season...Placed in the top five eight different times in dual meets...Recorded two top times in her final home meet against Florida Atlantic, including a top time of 4:57.96 in the 500-yard freestyle as an exhibition swimmer...Also won the 200-yard butterfly touching the wall in 2:04.81 vs. Florida Atlantic...Recorded a second place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:20.01 against Miami...

2001-02: Earned Academic All-SEC honors for the second consecutive season, and was on UF's Dean's List...Made the national cut in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:02.42 ...Posted collegiate bests in six events...Participated as an exhibition swimmer in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyles, and the 200-yard butterfly at the 2002 SEC Championships, with collegiate best times of 5:01.39, 17:14.51 and 2:03.83, respectively ...Placed second and had a collegiate best time of 10:19.26 in the 1,000-yard freestyle against Alabama...With a time of 2:05.30 she finished second in the 200-yard butterfly versus Florida Atlantic...Recorded a fourth place finish against Michigan in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:20.07).

2000-01: Earned Academic All-SEC honors.

1999-2000: Swam season-bests in both the 100-and 200-yard butterfly at the Bulldog Invitational (58.19 and 2:04.41, respectively)...Placed second in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 200-yard butterfly at the Bulldog Invite...Won the 200-yard butterfly vs. Florida Atlantic (2:04.41)...Finished second in the 100-yard butterfly (58.22).

High School: A 1999 graduate of Cooper City High School...Finished second and third at the State Championship in the 100-yard fly and the 50-yard free, respectively...Was a team captain and named Most Outstanding and Most Valuable Swimmer...Set three school records.

Club: Member of the Plantation Swim Team coached by Jimmy Parmenter...Holds one club record.

Personal: Born Kimberly Christine Ecott on August 23, 1981 in Hollywood Fla.... Daughter of Christopher and Madeline Ecott...Named a Scholastic All-American... National nominee for Wendy's Heisman Award for academics and citizenship...Has logged over 300 hours of community service...Graduated in May 2003 with a degree in Psychology.


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