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Ashley Carusone
  • Junior
  • Individual Medley/Butterfly
  • High Springs (Gainesville High)
  • Honorable Mention All-America
  • Three-time All-SEC
Career Best Times
(Yards)
Event Time Date Opponent
200 back 2:08.05 10/23/2003 Arkansas
200 breast 2:22.75 11/11/2003 Florida State
200 fly 1:58.85 2004 SEC Championships
50 free 25.11 10/23/2003 Arkansas
200 free 1:51.00 2004 South Carolina
500 free 4:47.77 2005 SEC Championships
1,000 free 9:49.53 10/28/2004 Georgia
1,650 free 16:36.82 2004 SEC Championships
200 IM 2:02.24 11/11/2003 Florida State
400 IM 4:13.90 2005 SEC Championships
(Short Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
400 free 4:13.02 2004 NCAA Championships
400 IM 4:42.74 2004 NCAA Championships
200 fly 2:13.07 3/18/2004 NCAA Championships
1,500 free 16:54.85 01/10/2004 Arizona State
(Long Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
100 fly 1:03.70 7/2005 Speedo Sectionals
200 fly 2:14.56 8/4/05 Conoco-Phillips National Championships
100 free 59.63 2005 Speedo Sectionals
200 free 2:04.89 2003 Texas Championships
400 free 4:17.71 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials
800 free 8:59.98 2004 Texas Championships
200 IM 2:18.44 8/7/2005 Conoco-Phillips National Championships
400 IM 4:47.28 8/5/2005 Conoco-Phillips National Championships

UF All-Time Ranking: Ninth in the 200 fly (1:58.85).

National/International Competition: Competed at the 2004 Olympic trials in the 400 IM prelims with a time of 4:51.97 for 16th place as well as the 200 IM prelims with a time of 2:19.51 for 21st place, and took 23rd in 2:16.18 in the 200 fly Swam a career-best time in the 200 fly (2:18.26) at the 2004 USA Spring Nationals (2/11) Finished fifth (C) in the 200 fly (2:19.43) and sixth (C) in the 400 IM (4:59.19) at the 2003 U.S. Open (12/4-6) ... Took third at the Texas Senior Circuit Championships, with a 400 IM finals time of 4:55.46, also finished 10th with a 400 free prelim time of 4:26.65, then swam the 400 free finals in 4:21.59 for 10th-place, also earned fifth in the 200 fly (2:20.22), took 10th in the 200 IM prelims (2:23.12) and clocked 2:05.89 for 14th place in the 200 free.

At Florida:
2004-05: All-SEC performer in the 400 IM Set three career records Tallied 17 top-five finishes Academic All-SEC honoree Recorded one automatic NCAA qualifying time and six provisional clockings Earned a top-20 finish in the 400 IM at the NCAA Championships, also competed in the 500 free and the 200 fly Finished sixth in the 400 IM at the SEC Championships with an automatic-qualifying time (4:14.81) and bettered a career mark in the prelims of the 400 IM, swimming a 4:13.90 Set a career best in the 500 free at the SEC Championships with a provisional 4:47.77 clocking, good for 12th-place, also finished in the top 10 in the 200 fly at the conference meet and recorded two provisional times (1:59.51, 2:00.90) in the event Set a new career best and won the 1,000 free against IRCC (2/5) Earned second-place honors in the 200 fly against Tennessee (1/29) Swam a provisional time (2:03.21) to place third in the 200 IM against Virginia (1/28) Placed fourth in the 200 free against Alabama (1/22) Earned fourth in the 400 IM and sixth in the 200 fly against Auburn (1/21) Won the 500 free against Miami (1/8) Swam the second leg on the runner-up 800 FR team at the Miami Invitational (1/7), also placed fourth in the 400 IM Earned runner-up honors in the 200 fly and placed fifth in the 500 free against Florida State (11/16) Captured first-place in the 500 free and placed second in the 200 free against South Carolina (11/12) Placed in the top 10 and recorded a provisional time (16:49.75) in the 1,650 free against Purdue (11/6) Also finished in the top 10 in the 400 IM and in the 800 FR against the Boilermakers (11/6) Established a new career best (9:49.53) in a winning effort in the 1,000 free against Georgia (10/28) Also placed fifth in the 400 FR and fourth in the 200 fly against the Bulldogs (10/28) Finished second in the 200 fly and fourth in the 500 free against Michigan (10/16) Won the 200 fly against Florida Atlantic (10/8).


2003-04:
Honorable Mention All-American (400 IM) Earned two All-SEC honors Ten NCAA provisional qualifying times Twelve top-three finishes Recorded at least a provisional time in the 400 IM in every attempt Took 15th in the 400 IM with a career-best time of 4:42.74 and 41st in the prelims of the 400 free with a career-best time of 4:13.02 at the NCAA Championships, as well as clocking 2:13.07 for 17th in the 200 fly ... Swam an automatic time of 4:14.96 in the 400 IM finishing sixth, but posted a faster time in prelims (4:14.90), also finished eighth in the 200 fly with a provisional time of 1:59.95, but swam a career-best time of 1:58.85 in the prelims and finished 10th in the 1,650 free with a career-best provisional time of 16:36.82 at the SEC Championships Finished second in the 200 IM (2:05.73) at Tennessee (1/31) Touched the wall third in the 800-meter free vs. Alabama (1/24) with a career-best time of 9:03.29 Swam a provisional time of 4:19.17 in the 400 IM vs. No. 16 Arizona State (1/9) en route to a third-place finish Earned second-place in the 200 fly (2:02.53) vs. the Sun Devils Clocked the second best time in the 500 free (4:55.78), as well as a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:51.74), and swam on the 400 FR team with the second best time (3:36.15) vs. Kentucky (1/3) Took second in the 1,000 free (10:00.67) at South Carolina (11/14) Swam two provisional times at Georgia (11/13) in the 200 fly (2:01.34) and 500 free (4:51.17), finishing fourth in both events Claimed first in the 200 IM (2:02.24), a provisional qualifying time, and fourth in the 200 breast (2:22.75) vs. FSU (11/11) Finished third in the 200 breast (2:27.16), tied for fourth in the 200 back (2:08.05), and clocked the fifth-best time in the 50 free (25.11) vs. Arkansas (10/23) Won the 1,650 free (16:42.01) and placed third in the 400 IM (4:20.60), both provisional qualifying times, at the Florida Invitational In first collegiate meet, placed second in the 200 fly (2:02.34), at the Michigan-FAU (10/17) double dual meet.

High School: A 2003 graduate of Gainesville High A four-time state champion in the 200 IM (2:01.19) and 500 free (4:51.47) in 2002 2001 State Champion in 200 IM (2:02.82) and 500 free (4:54.59) Holds five school records All-American in 500 free, 200 IM and 100 fly Team captain Qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 200 and 400 IM, as well as the 200 fly Member of the track and cross country teams Placed third in State Championships for cross country Track district champion in the two mile High school swim coach was Rob Ramirez.

Club: Member of the North Central Florida YMCA and was coached by Scott Caron Holds team records for 200 IM, 200 free, 200 back, 200 fly, 100 back, 100 fly, 100 free, 50 free, 1,650 free, 500 free and 200 breast Received the 2002 Florida Swimmer of the Year award 2002 and 2003 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Holds YMCA National Records in the 200- and 400-meter IM (4:13.35), 200 fly (1:57.91), and the 800-meter free.


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