- Stephanie Cota
- Granite Bay, Calif. (San Jauquin)
Career Best Times
500 Free - 4:49.05 (2007 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:53.05 (
1,650 Free - 16:28.21 (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 Back - 1:59.36 (2006 SEC Championships)
200 Fly - 2:00.62 (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 IM - 2:07.46 (LSU, 11/9/06)
400 IM - 4:22.32 (Minnesota, 10/27/06)
(Long Course Meters)
200 Free - 2:03.11p (2006 ConocoPhillips
400 Free - 4:13.51p (2006 ConocoPhillips
200 Back - 2:28.56 (2006
100 Fly - 1:00.70p (2006 ConocoPhillips
200 Fly - 2:11.91 (2006 ConocoPhillips
400 IM - 4:48.05 (2006 ConocoPhillips
UF All-Time Rankings:
Tied for fourth in the 100-meter butterfly (1:00.70) Fifth in the 400-meter free (4:13.51) Fifth in the 400-meter IM (4:48.05) Fourth in the 200-meter fly (2:11.91).
Named to the United States team for the 2007 World University Games Placed fifth in the 400-meter free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals with a time of 4:14.07 Recorded a time of 4:13.51 in prelims, vaulting her to fifth in school history in the event Finished ninth in the 400 IM, and her time of 4:48.05 stands as the fifth-best time in UFs record book Posted a sixth-place finish in the A-Final of the 200-meter fly with a time of 2:11.91, marking the fourth-best time in school history Also placed 16th in the 100-meter fly (1:01.35) Her time of 1:00.70 in the prelims at the national meet tied her for fourth in Floridas record books Clocked in at 2:03.11 in the 200-meter free at the national meet to finish 34th.
2006-07: Competed in the 500 free (4:53.65), 1,650 free (16:28.21) and 200 fly (2:00.62) at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/8-10) Won the 500 free and the 1,650 free at the Georgia Last Chance Meet (2/17-18) with an NCAA provisional times of 4:49.34 and 16:29.28, respectively Earned three all-conference honors at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/7-10) Took sixth in the 200 fly with a mark of 2:02.02 Also finished 12th in the 500 free with a career-best time of 4:49.05, as well as 13th in the 400 IM (4:23.92) Placed third in the 200 fly (2:05.10) and seventh in the 500 free (5:09.11) against FAU (1/27) Finished third in the 1,000 free (10:09.79) and fifth in the 200 fly (2:06.18) in the victory over Tennessee (1/26) Paced the field in the 1,000 free (10:01.09) versus Indian River CC (1/13) Placed third in the 200 fly (2:04.16) and exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:31.57) in the win over Virginia (1/12) Competed in the 200-meter free (2:10.69), 400-meter free (4:28.69), 200-meter back (2:28.56), 200-meter fly (2:21.33) and 400-meter IM (5:12.61) at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Ind. (11/30-12/2) Raced to the win in the 1,000 free (9:55.25), took second in the 500 free (4:53.05) and placed seventh in the 200 fly (2:04.68) versus Florida State (11/21) Touched first in the 200 fly with an NCAA provisional-qualifying time of 2:01.12, and also finished third in the 200 IM (2:07.46), against LSU (11/9) Won the 200 fly with an NCAA B time of 2:00.67 versus Minnesota (10/27) Also swam exhibition in the 400 IM (4:22.32) versus the Golden Gophers Earned runner-up honors in the 1,000 free against Georgia (10/26) with a career-best time of 9:53.05 Also placed third in the 200 fly with an NCAA provisional time of 2:02.32 in the win over the Bulldogs Finished second in the 200 fly (2:02.04) and third in the 1,000 free (9:59.96) against Michigan (10/14).
2005-06: One of three Gator freshmen to compete for Florida at the NCAA Championships Earned one All-SEC honor in the 1,650 free Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll Posted four NCAA provisional times throughout the year Recorded one event win during the season Held the top time of the season by a Gator in the 1,650 freestyle, and recorded the fourth-fastest time of the season in the 500 free, as well as the third-best in the 200 back Swam in the 500 free, 1,650 free and 200 back events at the NCAA Championships (3/16-18) Notched one top-five finish and one top-10 mark at the SEC Championships Finished fourth in the 1,650 free at SECs (2/15-18) in a provisional time of 16:29.28 Claimed eighth in the 200 back at the SEC meet with an NCAA B time of 1:59.36 Posted an 11th-place effort in the 500 free at SECs with a provisional time of 4:50.27 Touched the wall first in the 200 back against Indian River (2/4) with a time of 2:02.33.
Attended San Jauquin High School in Sacramento, Calif., where she holds the record in 500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free and 800-meter free Honored as a High School All-American A team member for the 500 free.
Club: Member of the Sierra Marlins swim team, coached by Jeff Pearson 2002 Junior National Champion in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free Junior National record holder in the 500 free (4:45.80) and 1,650 free (16:21.57) National Qualifier in the 200 fly, 500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free, 400-meter free, 1,500-meter free Earned a fourth-place finish in the 800 free (SCM) at the 2001 U.S. Open Held a world ranking 800 free (SCM).
Stephanie Cota on July 26, 1987, in