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2006 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Stephanie Napier

Sprint Free/Fly

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Chattanooga, Tenn. (The Baylor School)
Experience
HS
School
Stephanie Napier

Seven-time All-American Selection

Eight-time All-SEC Selection

 

Career Best Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 22.17            (2009 SEC Championships)

100 Free: 49.28          (2009 SEC Championships)

200 Free: 1:49.74      (2008 U.S. Short Course Nationals)

100 Fly: 54.62                        (2009 SEC Championships)    

 

(Meters)

50 Free: 25.34            (2008 U.S. Open)

100 Free: 56.45          (2008 U.S. Olympic Trials)

100 Fly: 1:02.97         (2008 U.S. Open)

 

UF All-Time Rankings

(Yards)

50-yard free: First (22.17)

200-yard free relay:     First (1:28.15)             

                                    Second (1:28.80)

                                    Third (1:29.21)

                                    Fourth (1:29.96)

                                    Fifth (1:29.99)

                                    Seventh (1:30.38)

400-yard free relay:     First (3:14.37)

                                    Second (3:15.81)

                                    Fifth (3:16.63)

200-yard medley relay:            First (1:36.22

                                    Second (1:37.23)

                                    Third (1:37.28)

                                    Fourth (1:37.64)

                                    Fifth (1:37.96)

                                    Sixth (1:38.99)

                                    10th (1:39.75)

 

(Meters)

50-meter free: First (25.34)

100-meter free: Seventh (56.45)

 

National/International Competition

Competed at the 2009 U.S. World Trials in Indianapolis, Ind., finishing 20th (25.71) in the 50-meter free and 44th (57.28) in the 100-meter freestyle … Earned a silver medal with a career-best 50-meter free (25.34) and placed 35th in the 100-meter free (57.29) at the 2008 U.S. Open in Minneapolis, Minn. … Finished 13th overall in the 50-meter free (25.62) and placed 47th in the 100-meter free (56.45) with her second personal best time at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials … Earned a 33rd place finish in the 50 free (23.30) at the 2007 ConocoPhillips Short Course Nationals … Posted a 19th-place finish in the 50-meter free (26.08) and swam a 58.47 100 free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals … Qualified for the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Trials in the 50-meter freestyle … Placed sixth at the 2005 Summer Nationals in the 50-meter freestyle … Finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Open in 2005 … National Qualifier in the 50 free and 100 fly.

 

At Florida

2009-09: Named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll … An NCAA qualifier … Picked up three All-American honors at the 2009 NCAA meet in College Station, Texas, as a member of UF’s 200-yard medley relay (8th), as well as a member of the 200 and 400-yard free relays that placed ninth and 11th, respectively … Also placed 29th in the 50 free at NCAAs… Member of the 200-yard free (1:28.15) and 200-yard medley (1:36.22) relays that set both Florida and Southeastern Conference records as the Gators won their 17th SEC crown at Auburn, earning two First Team All-SEC honors … Set career-best marks in all of her events, finishing third overall in the 50-yard free (22.17), 11th in the 100-yard free at SECs (49.28) and 20th in prelims of the 100-meter fly (54.62) … Napier’s 50-yard free shattered her 2007-08 school record, making an even faster UF standard … Saw action in 13 of Florida’s dual meets and invitationals throughout the season.

 

2007-08:  Earned two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Columbus after swimming leadoff for the 200 FR (1:29.99) team that finished 10th and anchor for the 200 MR (1:38.98) team that finished seventh … Also placed 29th in the 50 free (22.83) and 56th in the 100 free (50.20) …  Earned All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships after swimming anchor on the 200 MR team that finished first and broke the SEC and UF records in the process (1:37.23), while finishing fourth in the 50 free (22.30), breaking Dara Torres’ UF record, and eighth in the 100 free (50.00) … 2007-08 dual meet season was highlighted with a first-place 400 MR victory at Tennessee, a victories in the 50 free against LSU (23.56), Florida State (23.36), Michigan (27.10-meters), Minnesota (23.29) and Virginia (23.39)… Additionally finished second in the 50-meter free (26.73) at Georgia.

 

2006-07: Garnered two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, placing 17th in the 50 free (22.64), ninth as a member of the 200 MR quartet (1:39.75) and 13th-place on the 200 FR squad (1:30.54), while also swimming the 100 free (51.56) … Picked up five all-conference honors at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. … Finished fifth in the 50 free with a NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 22.61 … Tallied 11th place in the100 free with a NCAA automatic time of 50.24 … Also anchored the fourth-place 200 MR (1:40.35) and led off both the third-place 400 FR (3:18.90) and the sixth-place 200 FR (1:32.13) … Added a 19th-place SEC finish in the 100 fly with a career-best 56.31 … Freshman campaign was highlighted with her first career win and NCAA provisional cut in the 50 free (23.29) against Virginia … Reeled in second-place finishes in the 50 free versus Tennessee (23.50), Alabama and South Carolina (23.64), Auburn (23.30), LSU (23.84), Minnesota (23.84), Georgia (23.56) and Michigan (23.56) … Finished second in the 200 free (1:53.29) against Indian River CC … Competed in the 50-meter free (27.27), 100-meter free (59.20) and 100-meter fly (1:05.38) at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Indiana.

 

High School

Ranked No. 1 in the 2005 and 2006 national high school rankings in the 50 free and No. 5 in the 100 free … Earned high school All-American honors in the 50 and 100 freestyle events and the 100 fly … Was the 2005 and 2006 Tennessee state champion and record-holder in the 50 and 100 free events … Named Team MVP all four years … Voted as team captain for her senior campaign … Team was ranked No. 7 nationally in 2005 … Coached by Rick Bishop.

 

Club Team

Member of the Baylor Swim Club, coached by Rick Bishop.

 

Personal

Born Stephanie Lovell Napier on April 25, 1988, in Hendersonville, Tenn. … Daughter of Jeff and Lisa Napier … Has one sister, Savannah (16) … Chose Florida because of the team atmosphere and the coaching staff … Also considered Auburn and Georgia in the decision-making process...Majoring in recreation and event management.

 

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