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2006 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Ashley Carusone

IM/Fly

CLASS
SR
Hometown
High Springs, Fla. (Gainesville)
Experience
4L
School
  • Honorable Mention All-America
  • Seven-time All-SEC
Career Best Times
(Yards)
50 Free - 25.11 (Arkansas, 10/23/03)
200 Free - 1:50.59 (Indian River CC, 2/4/06)
500 Free - 4:47.77 (2005 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:49.53 (Georgia, 10/28/04)
1,650 Free - 16:36.82 (2004 SEC Championships)
100 Back - 2:06.53 (LSU, 1/12/06)
200 Back - 2:07.36 (Virginia, 1/12/07)
100 Breast - 1:08.25 (Indian River CC, 2/4/06)
200 Breast - 2:22.69 (Michigan, 10/14/06)
200 Fly - 1:58.85 (2004 SEC Championships)
200 IM - 2:00.79 (2006 SEC Championships)
400 IM - 4:13.90 (2005 SEC Championships)
 
(Short Course Meters)
400 Free - 4:13.02 (2004 NCAA Championships)
400 IM - 4:42.74 (2004 NCAA Championships)
200 Fly - 2:13.07 (2004 NCAA Championships)
1,500 Free - 16:54.85 (Arizona State, 1/10/04)
 
(Long Course Meters)
100 Fly - 1:03.70 (Speedo Sectionals, 7/05)
200 Fly - 2:14.56 (2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
100 Free - 59.63 (Speedo Sectionals, 7/05)
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 (2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
400 IM - 4:47.28 (2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)

UF All-Time Ranking:
Ninth in the 200 fly (1:58.85) … Seventh in the 400-meter IM (4:50.91).

National/International Competition:
Placed 35th in the 200-meter IM at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals with a time of 2:19.88 in the prelims … Also placed 18th in the C-Final of the 400-meter IM (4:50.91), 49th in the 200-meter fly (2:19.67) and 69th at the national meet in the 400-meter free with a preliminary time of 4:27.26 … 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:

2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Competed in both the 200 (2:01.80) and 400 IM (4:18.01), as well as the 200 fly (2:00.37), at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/8-10) … Took runner-up honors in the 400 IM (4:15.95), touched seventh in the 200 fly (2:03.02) and placed ninth in the 200 IM (2:01.51) at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/7-10) … Swam to a fourth-place finish in the 200 free against FAU (1/27) ... Earned a ‘B’-cut time of 2:01.14 with a first-place finish in the 200 fly against Tennessee (1/26) ... Finished third in the 400 IM in the tri-meet against Alabama and South Carolina (1/20) … Earned a third-place finish in the 200 fly with a provisional time of 2:02.03 and finished first in the 200 IM against Auburn (1/19) … Finished second in the 200 IM against Indian River (1/13) … Swam to a first-place finish in the 200 fly with a provisional time (2:00.07) against Virginia (1/12) … Placed third in the 200 fly with a provisional time of 2:02.04 and earned a third-place finish in the 200 IM against FSU (11/21) ... Swam to a second-place finish in the 200 fly with a provisional time of 2:02.39 and swam an exhibition time in the 400 IM of 4:20.22 against Minnesota (10/27) Finished third in the 200 IM with a provisional time (2:03.78), earned a second-place finish in the 200 fly with a provisional time (2:02.01), and tallied a sixth-place finish in the 200 breast against Georgia (10/26)   Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM and finished fifth in the 200 fly against Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: All-SEC performer in the 400 IM … Member of 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll … Set four career bests throughout the season … Notched five first-place finishes during the year … Tallied one NCAA automatic qualifying time, as well as 13 provisional marks … Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 fly … Posted one top-five and two top-10 finishes at the SEC Championships ... Finished fourth at SEC’s (2/15-18) in the 400 IM with a time of 4:15.18 … Claimed seventh place in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships (2/15-18) with a career-best time of 2:00.79 … Notched a seventh-place finish in the 200 fly at SEC’s (2/15-18) with a time of 2:00.05 … Touched the wall first in the 400 IM against SEC foe South Carolina (10/15) with a provisional time of 4:22.57 … Recorded a provisional time of 2:01.12 against SMU (10/20) to take top honors … Posted a first-place effort in the 200 freestyle against Florida Atlantic (11/11) with a time of 1:51.21 … Took top honors in two events against LSU (1/12) with victories in the 200 free and 200 fly in times of 1:50.97 and 1:59.67, a provisional qualifying time … Established a career-best time in the 200 freestyle against Indian River (2/4) with her 1:50.59 effort … Posted a new personal-best of 1:08.25 in the 100 breast against Indian River (2/4).

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 … Became 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) … Captured 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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