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2006 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Kim Larson

Free/Fly

CLASS
JR
Hometown
Longwood, Fla. (Lake Brantley)
Experience
2L
School

Five-time All-American
Six-time All-SEC

Career Best Times  
Short Course (Yards)  
50 Free - 25.75 (Alabama, 1/22/05)
100 Free - 53.03 (LSU, 1/12/06)
200 Free - 1:48.47p (2007 NCAA Championships)
500 Free - 4:43.43p (2007 NCAA Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:56.47 (Florida State, 11/21/06)
1,650 Free - 16:15.91 (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 Fly - 2:04.56 (FAU, 1/27/07)
   
Long Course (Meters)  
200 Free - 2:04.74 (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
400 Free - 4:16.95p (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
800 Free - 8:44.06 (2007 World University Games)
1,500 Free - 16:39.47 (2007 World University Games)
200 Fly - 2:24.79p (2007 Eric Namesnik Memorial Grand Prix)

UF All-Time Rankings:
Third in the 1,500-meter free (16:39.47) … Eighth in the 800-meter free (8:44.06) … Eighth in the 1,650 free (16:15.91) … Tenth in the 400-meter free (4:16.95).

National/International Competition:
Was 56th in the 500 free (4:56.11), 93rd in the 200 free (1:52.74) at the 2007 ConcoPhillips Short Course Nationals … Member of the 2007 World University Games team for the United States … Took fourth place in the 1,500-meter freestyle with a time of 16:39.47 and eighth in the 800-meter free with a time of 8:44.06 … Finished 13th in the 800-meter free (9:12.48) and 22nd in the 200-meter fly (2:26.25) at the 2007 Eric Namesnik Memorial Grand Prix in Ann Arbor, Mich. … Placed 19th in the 400-meter free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals with a time of 4:16.99 … Recorded a time of 4:16.95 to claim the 10th spot in school history in the event … Clocked in at 8:47.36 in the 800-meter free for a 14th-place finish … Also set a career-best in the 200-meter free with a time of 2:04.74 to finish 67th at the national meet … Swam in the 2005 World Championship Trials … Qualified for the finals of the 400-meter free after a prelim time of 4:20.70, and went on to finish 20th in the finals (4:20.53), also clocked 2:05.42 in the 200 free prelims … Swam the 1500 free in 17:14.27, good for 15th place at the World Trials … Competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 meter freestyle where she finished the prelims in 2:04.47 for 36th place ... U.S. National Qualifier in the 200 and 400 freestyle … Finished 39th at the 2003 Summer Nationals in the 400 free with a time of 4:20.93.

At Florida:
2007-08:  Finished 20th in the 1,650 free (16:23.97), tied for 29th in the 500 free (4:45.99) and 60th in the 200 free (1:50.11) at the NCAA Championships in Columbus (3/20-22) … Helped the 800 FR team to a third place finish (7:05.81) to kick off the SEC Championships meet (2/20-23) … Also finished seventh in the 500 free (4:44.71) and ninth in the 1,650 free (16:22.87) in Tuscaloosa … Was fourth in the 200 fly (2:06.27) for her best individual finish against FAU (2/9) … Touched third in the 1,000 free (10:00.48) at Tennessee (2/1) … Was third in the 1,500-meter free (17:06.73) in the win over Auburn (1/26) … Touched fourth in the 200 free (1:51.77) in the win over LSU (1/12) … Was third in the 500 free (4:53.44) in the tri-meet win over Arkansas and IRCC (1/5) … Placed second in the 1,000 free (9:56.63) and 500 free (4:51.65) in the victory over Florida State (11/20) … Earned the win in the 1,000 free (9:56.55) at Kentucky (11/1) … Earned her best finish against Michigan (10/19-20) in the 1,500-meter free (18:18.51) … Placed second in the 1,650 free (16:32.73) for her best finish at Minnesota (10/13).

2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Earned three All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/8-10) … Took 12th in the 1,650 free with a personal-best time of 16:15.91 and placed 13th in the 500 free (4:44.05), while her prelims time of 4:43.43 marked a new career best in the event … Her mark in the 1,650 shaved nearly 20 seconds off of her previous career best … Member of the eighth-place 800 FR (7:09.70) at the NCAA meet … Also finished 35th in the 200 free with a personal-best 1:48.47 … Picked up three All-SEC honors on the year … Finished seventh in the 500 free (4:45.53), ninth in the 1,650 free (16:35.26) and 10th in the 200 free (1:48.55) at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/7-10) … Earned runner-up status in the 200 fly against FAU (1/27) with a career-best time of 2:04.56 … Took seventh in the 200 free (1:54.42) in the tri-meet with Alabama and South Carolina (1/20) … Also a member of the winning 400 MR (3:48.53) against the Crimson Tide and Gamecocks … Finished fifth in both the 500 (4:55.37) and 1,000 free (9:59.43) against Auburn (1/19) … Won the 200 fly (2:05.19) versus Indian River CC (1/13) … Earned a second-place finish and an NCAA provisional time in the 1,650 free (16:36.81) in the win over Virginia (1/12) …  Competed in the 200-meter free (2:09.60), 400-meter free (4:31.24) and 800-meter free (9:08.82) at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Ind. (11/30-12/2) … Touched third in the 1,000 free against Florida State with a career-best time of 9:56.47 … Also placed third in the 500 free (4:53.39) against the Seminoles … Finished third in the 200 fly (2:08.53) versus LSU (11/9) … Placed fourth in the 500 free (4:56.92) against Minnesota (10/27) … Took third in the 1,000 free (9:56.97) and fifth in the 500 free (4:56.32) in the win over Georgia (10/26) … Finished third in the 500 free (4:53.78) and fourth in the 200 free (1:53.50) against Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships at Athens, Ga. (3/16-18) … Finished eighth as a member of the 800 FR team (7:13.27) and 16th as the anchor of the 200 FR (1:33.32) … Individually placed 18th in the 500 free (4:47.80), 31st in the 1650 free (16:41.38) and 40th in the 200 free (1:49.41) … Earned eighth in both the 500 free (4:46.05) and 1650 free (16:43.76) at the SEC Championships (2/15-18) … Also finished 13th in the 200 free (1:49.18) … Took second place in the 200 breast (2:04.89) against Indian River CC (2/4) … Third in the 500 free (4:56.79) and sixth in the 200 free (1:53.39) against Tennessee (1/28) … Placed fourth in the 1650 free (16:46.02) and fifth in the 500 free (4:52.50) against Auburn (1/21) … Won the 200 free (1:50.79) against Alabama and Arkansas (1/20) … Won the 1000 free (10:02.68) and third in the 100 free (53.03) against LSU (1/12) … Finished seventh in the 200 free (1:52.03) against Penn State (1/7) … Also exhibitioned the 500 free (4:52.11) and the 200 FR (1:38.63) … Won the 1000 free (10:00.47) and placed second in the 500 free (4:51.00) against Florida State (11/22) … Placed first in the 1650 free (16:47.49) at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20) … Also placed 12th in the 200 free (1:53.02) and second in the 800 FR (7:23.19) … Finished second in the 200 free (1:51.51) against Florida Atlantic (11/11) … Placed third in the 1650 free (9:59.61) and fifth in the 500 free (4:55.16) against Georgia (10/27) … Took first place in the 1650 free (16:54.96) against South Carolina (10/15) … Opened the season by winning the 500 free (4:54.07) and fourth in the 200 free (1:53.21) against Virginia (10/14).  

2004-05: Set three provisional times … Earned 18 top-five finishes … Set a provisional time and a career-best in the 200 free at the SEC Championships with a 1:49.57 clocking … Recorded a provisional time and notched a career-best in the 500 free (4:49.38) during the prelims at the conference meet, also established a provisional time with a 16:42.31 effort in the 1,650 free … Earned second-place honors in the 1,000 free with a career-best 10:03.16, placed third in the 200 free, fifth in the 500 free and recorded a career-best effort (53.39) in the 100 free at the Speedo Championships (3/17) … Established a career mark in the 200 fly in the Last Chance Meet with a time of 2:04.70 (2/20) … Took silver in the 200 fly against IRCC (2/5) … Posted a fourth-place finish against Tennessee in the 200 free (1/29) … Finished fourth in the 500 free against Virginia (1/28) … Placed third in the 500 free against Alabama (1/22) … Won the 200 free and earned second-place finishes in the 500 free as well as the 200 MR against Miami (1/8) … Anchored the second-place 800 FR team and posted a fourth-place finish in the 500 free at the Miami Invitational (1/7) … Claimed fourth in the 200 free and earned fifth-place in the 100 free against Florida State (11/16) … Posted a fourth-place finish in the 200 free against South Carolina (11/12) … Finished fifth in the 200 free against Michigan (10/16).

High School: Member of the Class 3A 2001 and 2003 high school state champion teams … Team was district champions (2000-03) all four years of her prep career … Holds school records in the 200 free (1:49.40) and the 500 free (4:51.60) … Was the 2003 Class 3A state champion in the 200 and 500 free events, and posted second-place finishes in both events in 2002 … Swam a 200 free best-time of 1:48.30 and a 500 free best-time of 4:50.33 … Named most valuable swimmer in 2001, 2002 and 2003 … Named Orlando Sentinel Swimmer of the Year in 2003 … Qualified for Pinch-A-Penny All-Regional and State teams in 2003 … Guy Gerett Female Athlete Award recipient.

Club: Member of the Patriot Aquatics Club … Coached by Clay Parnell … Holds club records in the 200 free (1:48.30), 500 free (4:50.33) and 400 free (4:20.70).

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