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2007 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Kelsy Smith

Back/Free

CLASS
JR
Hometown
Cary, N.C. (Athens Drive)
Experience
2L
School

Five-time All-SEC

Career Bests  
Short Course (Yards)  
50 Free - 25.28p (Alabama, 11/30/07)
200 Free - 1:51.33 (FAU, 1/7/06)
500 Free - 4:52.55 (2007 SEC Championships)
1000 Free - 10:02.31 (Minnesota, 10/27/06)
1,650 Free - 16:45.60 (Virginia, 1/12/07)
100 Back - 56.36 (Texas Invite, 12/1/06)
200 Back - 1:58.07 (2007 SEC Championships)
200 Fly - 2:05.01 (Tennessee, 1/26/07)
200 IM - 2:09.58 (Ark/IRCC, 1/5/08)
400 IM - 4:19.22 (2007 SEC Championships)
   
Long Course (Meters)  
50 Free - 28.39 (Alabama, 11/30/07)
100 Back - 1:04.60 (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
200 Back - 2:16.74 (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)

National/International Competition
Advanced to the C-Final of the 100-meter backstroke at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals where she posted a 20th-place finish in a time of 1:04.60 … Also advanced to the B-Final of the 200-meter back (2:16.74) en route to a 10th-place finish.

At Florida
2007-08:  Garnered a fifth place finish in the 200 free (1:53.33) against FAU (2/9) … Placed fifth in the 200 IM (2:09.58) versus Arkansas and IRCC (1/5) ... Touched 18th in the 50-meter free (28.39) at the Alabama Invitational (11/29-30) … Touched first in the 200 back (2:03.40) and was second in the 100 back (57.40) at Kentucky (11/1) … Exhibitioned the 100-meter back (1:06.78) and 200 back (2:24.07) against Michigan (10/19-20) to open the season.

2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Earned three All-SEC honors at the conference championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/7-10) … Finished sixth in the 200 back (1:58.07), ninth in the 400 IM (4:19.22) and 15th in the 500 free (4:54.34), registering personal bests in all three events … Won the 200 back with a time of 2:00.63, good for an NCAA B cut, and took second in the 100 back (56.61) versus FAU (1/27) … Recorded a career-best 2:05.01 in the 200 fly against Tennessee (1/26), finishing third in the race … Earned runner-up honors in both the 200 (1:51.41) and 500 free (4:58.00) in the tri-meet sweep of Alabama and South Carolina … Finished third in the 200 back with an NCAA B time of 2:00.57 and seventh in the 100 back (56.69) against Auburn (1/19) … Placed third in the 200 fly (2:07.98) against Indian River CC (1/13) … Notched an NCAA provisional cut and a fourth-place finish in the 1,650 free (16:45.60) and swam exhibition in the 400 IM (4:23.60) against Virginia (1/12) … Placed 19th in the 400 IM (4:24.75), 21st in the 500 free (4:54.49) and 27th in the 100 back (56.36) at the Texas Invite (11/30-12/2) … Her mark in the 100 back from the meet in Austin was a career best … Finished fourth in both the 100 (57.05) and 200 back (2:02.02) versus Florida State (11/21) … Won the 100 back (56.10) and finished second in the 200 IM (2:05.79) against LSU (11/9) … Established a career-best in the 1,000 free against Minnesota (10/27), placed third with a time of 10:02.31 … Also exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:37.49) versus the Golden Gophers … Earned a third-place finish and an NCAA provisional cut in the 200 back (2:00.03) in the victory over Georgia (10/26) … Finished fourth in the 200 back (2:01.83) in the 200 back and fifth in the 1,000 free (10:09.18) against Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: Competed in three events at the SEC Championships (2/15-18) … Placed ninth in the 200 back (1:59.93), 12th in the 400 IM (4:28.49) and 19th in the 500 free (4:58.37) … Earned a fourth-place finish in the 200 fly (2:10.14) against Indian River CC (2/4) … Finished fourth in both the 200 back (2:04.59) and 1000 free (10:19.03) against Tennessee (1/28) … Placed fifth in the 100 back (57.07) against Auburn (1/21) … Won the 200 back (2:02.49) against Alabama and Arkansas (1/20) … Placed second in the 200 back (2:02.78) and third in the 100 back (57.98) against LSU (1/12) … Took third place in the 200 back (2:04.36) against Penn State (1/7) … Also placed seventh in the 100 back (1:01.25) and eighth in the 200 free (1:52.86) … Finished third in the 200 back (2:02.09) and fifth in the 1000 free (10:18.93) against Florida State (11/22) … Competed in eight events at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20) … Earned a fifth-place finish in the 100 back (57.37) and 200 back (2:03.14) … Won the 200 back (2:00.64) against Florida Atlantic (11/11) ... Took second in the 200 back (2:00.07) and third in the 100 back (57.03) against Georgia (10/28) … Earned second place in the 200 back (2:00.05) against SMU (10/20) … Also helped the 400 FR (3:24.66) to second place … Took first in the 100 back (57.61) and the 200 back (2:02.67) against South Carolina (10/15) … Opened the season by placing fifth in the 1000 free (10:22.30) and sixth in the 500 free (5:03.78) against Virginia (10/14).

High School: State record holder in the 100 back … Posted a first-place finish in the 200 free as well as the 100 back at the 2005 state championships … Honored as a first-team All-American in the 100 back and the 200 free in both 2004 and 2005.

Club: Member of the Marlins of Raleigh coached by Paul Silver … Earned one fifth-place finish at the 2004 Summer Nationals … Qualified for the consolation finals in the 100-meter and 200-meter back events at the 2005 Summer Nationals … Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200-meter back … National qualifier in the 100-meter and 200-meter back

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