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Caroline Burckle
  • Sophomore
  • Freestyle
  • Louisville, Ky. (Sacred Heart Academy)
  • Six-time All-American
  • Seven-time All-SEC
  • SEC Record Holder
  • NCAA Record Holder
  • Four-time SEC Champion
  • 2005 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year
Career Best Times
(Yards)
Event Time Date Opponent
50 free 24.07 11/12/2004 South Carolina
100 free 49.15 2005 SEC Championships
200 free 1:44.64 2005 SEC Championships
500 free 4:38.32 2005 SEC Championships
1,000 free 10:12.47 10/8/2004 Florida Atlantic
1,650 free 16:31.33 11/6/2004 Purdue
100 fly 56.92 2/5/2005 Indian River CC
100 breast 1:06.92 1/7/2005 Miami Invitational
400 IM 4:23.82 11/6/2004 Purdue
200 FR 1:30.70 2005 NCAA Championships
400 FR 3:16.54 2005 SEC Championships
800 FR 7:00.25 2005 SEC Championships
400 MR 3:34.73 2005 NCAA Championships
(Long Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
50 free 27.60 12/2/2005 US Open
100 free 56.43 4/5/2005 World Championship Trials
200 free 1:59.74 8/5/2005 Conoco-Phillips National Championships
400 free 4:13.19 8/6/2005 Conoco-Phillips National Championships
800 free 8:41.00 8/3/2005 Conoco-Phillips National Championships
200 IM 2:26.28 12/2/2005 US Open
400 MR 4:20.16 12/3/2005 US Open
800 FR 8:31.25 12/2/2005 US Open

UF All-Time Ranking: Seventh in the 100 free (49.15) and 200 FR (1:30.70) Second in the 200 free (1:44.64) and 500 free (4:38.32) Second and ninth in the 400 FR with 3:16.54 and 3:18.18, respectively First in the 800 FR (700.25) and 400 MR (3:34.73) Tenth in the 400 MR (3:39.65).

National/International Competition: Swam in the 2005 World Championship Trials, to earn a spot on the 800 FR World Championship team with a 200 free time of 2:00.16 for fourth-place Competed in the 800 free, finishing 10th with a 8:53.79 clocking Qualified for the 100 free finals at the World Trials with a time of 56.43 and went on to take 15th with a 57.20 effort Finished in 35th with 24-individual points scored at the World Trials Competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter free events, finished the 200-meter free prelims in 2:02.85 for 19th-place, took 12th in the 400-meter free (4:13.91) and 13th in the 800-meter free (8:45.02) In 2003, was ranked in the top 100 in the World in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyle Made the Top 25 USA list in the 200 free in 2003 and the Top 25 USA list in the 400 free in 2002 Finished 10th in the 200 free, 16th in the 800 free and 18th in the 400 free at the 2003 Summer Nationals Was a record holder in 2003 in the 200 and 400 MR events in the Girls 17-18 National Age Group Relay.

At Florida:
2004-05:
Honored as the 2005 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year Named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel All-SEC first team NCAA runner-up in the 500 free as a freshman All-American in four relays (400 MR, 200, 400 and 800 FR) and two individual events (200 and 500 free) Set the SEC record in the 500 free at her first conference meet Won four SEC crowns; two relays (400 MR and 800 FR) and two individual championships (200 and 500 free) Notched 38 top-five finishes, including 15 first-place finishes Had nine automatic times and 18 provisional efforts Swam the anchor leg of the Gator NCAA champion 400 MR unit Recorded two top-three finishes at the NCAA Championships, and earned runner-up honors in the 500 free and won the bronze in the 200 free Swam on the 800 FR team which finished fourth, the fifth-place 400 FR unit and the 200 FR quartet which placed sixth at the NCAA Championships Placed in the top 25 in the 100 free at the NCAA Championships Had a phenomenal showing at first SEC Championship meet, and claimed four titles as part of two SEC record-setting efforts Captured the SEC crown in the 500 free, and set a conference meet record in the prelims (4:40.81) and also bettered the mark in the finals (4:38.32), and garnered automatic times in both races Won the 200 free crown in 1:44.64, good enough for automatic times in the prelims and finals Swam the second leg on the SEC champion 800 FR unit which set new SEC, NCAA and pool records in a championship time of 7:00.25 Added another conference crown as the anchor to the 400 MR unit at the SEC Championships and also swam on the 200 and 400 FR squads which captured bronze medals Finished fifth in the 100 free at the SEC Championships, setting automatic times in the prelims and the finals Won the 100 free with a provisional time (50.96), and earned second-place with a provisional time (1:49.29) in the 200 free; also competed in the 200 FR against Tennessee (1/29) Finished first in the 100 free with a provisional time (50.51) and swam on the 400 MR unit which finished first against Virginia (1/28) Earned a provisional-qualifying time (16:43.54) in the 1,650 free in a third-place finish against Alabama (1/22) Swam the anchor leg on the 400 MR team which finished first against Auburn (1/21) Tallied runner-up finishes and provisional times in the 200 (1:47.68) and 500 (4:49.51) free events against the Tigers Won the 100 free, finished fourth in the 50 free and swam the second leg on the championship 400 FR team at the Miami Invitational (1/7-8) Finished second in the 50 free against South Carolina (11/12) Captured first-place in the 200 free and clocked provisional times in the 100 (50.70), 500 (4:49.15) and 1,650 (16:31.33) free races, and third in each event against Purdue (11/6) Swam on the first-place 800 FR and on two other top-five relay units, the 400 FR and the 400 MR teams against the Boilermakers Tallied another provisional time (1:48.34) in the 200 free and finished fourth against Georgia (10/28) Won the 200 and 500 free against Michigan, setting provisional times in each event (10/16) Finished first in the 1,000 free against Florida Atlantic (10/8) Competed in the U.S. Open and finished first in the 400 MR with a 4:20.16 time as the anchor leg Took fourth in the 800-meter FR with a 8:31.25 time.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy Current SHA school record holder in the 50, 100, 200, 400 and 500 free events, as well as the 200 MR Ranked No. 3 in the 50 free and 100 free, No. 2 in the 200 free and No. 7 in the 500 free in the high school national rankings Named NISCA All-American in 2004 in the 50, 100, 200, and 500 free, the 100 fly, 200 MR, and the 400 FR Was a 10-time NISCA high school All-American from 2001-03 Kentucky State high school record holder in the 100, 200 and 500 free events; state high school relay record holder in the 200 MR and the 200, 400 FR Kentucky state high school individual champion 2001-2004 in the 200 and 500 free Named the state high school outstanding swimmer in 2003 and 2004 Received the Region 2 Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet award all four years Named the Sacred Heart Academy individual athlete of the year from 2001-04 Received Fox 41 Student Athlete of the Week award the week of Feb. 2004 2003 USA Swimming Scholastic all-American Four-year Honor Roll student Lettered all four years Coached by Scott Miller.

Club: Member of the Lakeside Swim Team for the past 10 years and was coached by Mike DeBoor Received the Jack Thompson 110% Award in 2003 Was the state record holder in the 15-18 age group in the 100 free, 1000 free, the 400 IM, as well as the 400 and 800 free.


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