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Kristin Gilliam
  • Junior
  • Freestyle
  • Gainesville (Buchholz)
Career Best Times
(Yards)
Event Time Date Opponent
50 free 25.00 10/28/2004 Georgia
100 free 52.38 3/17/2005 Speedo Championships
200 free 1:50.74 2004 FSSSC
500 free 4:53.27 2/17/2005 SEC Championships
1,000 free 10:12.39 11/11/2003 Florida State
1,650 free 16:58.75 2004 FSSSC
200 fly 2:14.38 1/07/2005 Miami Invitational
200 back 2:07.83 11/15/2003 Gator Swim Club Fall Classic
400 IM 4:28.20 2004 FSSSC
(Short Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
200 back 2:23.31 01/10/2004 Arizona State
200 fly 2:26.02 01/10/2004 Arizona State
200 free 2:04.89 01/10/2004 Arizona State
(Long Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
100 free 59.63 07/20/2005 Speedo Sectionals
200 free 2:06.82 03/17/2005 Speedo Championships
400 free 4:30.04 07/20/2005 Speedo Sectionals
800 free 9:14.52 2003 U.S. Open
200 back 2:25.41 7/20/2005 Speedo Sectionals
200 IM 2:26.75 7/20/2005 Speedo Sectionals

National/International Competition: Competed at the 2004 Florida Swimming Spring Senior Championships, and finished second in the 1,650 free (16:58.75), third in the 500 free (4:54.04), 10th in the 100 free (53.24) and 11th in the 50 free (25.04) ... Swam a career-best time in the 200-meter free (2:07.93) at the USA Spring Nationals (2/12) ... Competed at the 2004 U.S. Open in three events ... Swam a prelim time of 5:11.38 in the 400 IM at the Texas Senior Circuit Championships, then recorded a 5:19.33 for 24th-place in the finals... Swam the 400 free in 4:31.67 for 24th place in the prelims at the Texas Championships, took 19th in the finals of the event with a 4:26.96 effort ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the Texas Championships in the 1500 free with a final time of 17:49.91, and finished 12th in the 800 free with a time of 9:13.54 in the same meet Swam the 200 free prelims in 2:08.06 at the Texas Championships as well.

At Florida:
2004-05: Recorded 11 top-three finishes this season Set new career bests in the 500, 100 and 50 free as well as the 200 fly In the SEC Championships, competed in the 1650 free and clocked a time of 17:11.23 Best 500 free time came in the conference meet after touching the wall in 4:53.27 during the prelims, good for an NCAA provisional-qualifying time Swam the prelims of the 200 free in a 1:51.09 clocking for a season-best performance Finished third in the 1,000 free in a 10:21.96 effort against Tennessee (1/29) Took second vs. Miami (1/8) in a time of 10:22.43, also in the 1,000 free Recorded top placing in the 500 free at the Indian River meet (2/5) with a 4:59.70 performance, good for second place Earned third place against Miami (1/8) with a 500 free time of 5:02.76 Clocked 1:52.11 in the 500 free vs. Virginia (1/28) Third in the 200 free (1:55.36) vs. Florida Atlantic (10/8) Set a career best of 52.93 in the 100 free after swimming the lead leg of the 400 FR against Virginia (1/28) Took second in the 100 free with a 53.17 split against Georgia Tech (11/21) and a 54.35 time vs. FAU Clocked a 100 free time of 53.17 against Georgia (10/28) Also against Georgia, recorded a career-best 50 free time of 25.00 flat (1/28) Finished sixth with a time of 25.31 at Michigan (10/16) in the 50 free Recorded a 25.07 lead leg effort in the 200 FR against Tennessee (1/29) Best 200 FR finish came against Georgia Tech (1:35.97) where she swam the anchor for second-place In the 400 FR, swam lead leg for the second place team (3:29.76) Swam the anchor of the 400 MR team for a third-place finish against Michigan (3:51.99) Swam the 200 fly with a time of 2:14.38 in the Miami Invitational (1/7).


2003-04:
Nine top-three finishes this season Set a then-career best in the 200 free (1:51.56) in an exhibition race at the SEC Championships, also swam a 4:57.19 in the 500 free Finished fourth in the 800-meter free vs. Alabama (1/24) with a time of 9:15.26 Competed in the short course meters meet at Arizona State (1/10) and finished in third-place in the 200-meter back (2:23.31) Took third in the 1,000 free (10:13.08) at ASU (1/9) Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 200 free (1:53.99) as well as the 100 free (54.40) vs. Kentucky (1/3) Set career-best times at the Gator Swim Club Fall Classic (11/15) in the 100 free (53.00), 200 free (1:52.51), 500 free (4:54.55), 400 IM (4:31.90) and 1,650 free (17.12.53) Claimed third in the 1,000 free (10:12.39) as well as the 500 free (4:59.07), and swam on the 400 FR team which finished third (3:34.62) vs. FSU (11/11) Recorded highest finish of the season (second) at TCU (10/24) in the 500 free (5:03.82) Took fourth-place in the 1,000 free (10:22.40), earned the fifth-best time in the 500 free (5:06.62), and swam on the 200 FR which finished third (1:40.21) vs. Arkansas (10/23) Earned sixth-place finishes in the 1,650 free (17:15.85) and the 200 FR(1:42.68), as well as 14th in the 400 IM (4:35.93) at the Florida Invitational Claimed fourth-place in the 200 free (1:53.47) and finished third while swimming on the 400 FR team (3:38.14) at the Michigan-FAU dual meet.

High School: A 2003 graduate of Buchholz High Team was the high school state champion in 2002 Ten-time All-American and two-time honorable mention All-American State champion in 200 and 500 free Second in 200 and 500 free events at the 2001 state meet Holds high school records in the 500 free, as well as the 200 and 400 FR Two-time Gainesville Sun Swimmer of the Year (2001, 2003) U.S. National Qualifier in the 200- and 400-meter free.

Club: Member of the Gator Swim Club coached by Vic Riggs.


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