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2007 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Rebekah Epley

Fly/Free

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Russellville, Ky. (The Bolles School)
Experience
HS
School
Rebekah Epley

Career Best Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 23.14            (2008 Princeton Invite)

100 Free: 52.91          (FSU, 11/20/07)

100 Fly: 53.61            (2009 SEC Championships)    

200 Fly: 1:57.64         (Tennessee, 1/30/09)

100 Back: 53.77         (IRSC/FGCU, 1/31/09)

200 Back: 1:58.83      (Tennessee, 1/30/09)

100 Breast: 1:01.27   (2007 SEC Championships)

200 Breast: 2:12.49   (2008 SEC Championships)

200 IM: 2:00.88          (2008 Princeton Invite)           

400 IM: 4:23.82          (Purdue, 11/6/04)       

 

(Meters)

50 Free: 27.44            (2008 SE NAC Summer Sizzler)

100 Free: 1:00.33      (2007 Janet Evans Invitational)

50 Fly: 45.65s             (Michigan, 10/19/07)

100 Fly: 1:03.29         (2008 Summer Sectionals)

200 Fly: 2:18.98         (2008 Summer Sectionals)

100 Back: 1:04.74      (2008 Summer Sectionals)

200 Back: 2:21.64      (2008 Summer Sectionals)

200 IM: 2:27.78          (Michigan, 10/19/07)

 

 

UF All-Time Rankings

100-yard butterfly: Eighth (53.61)

100-yard backstroke: Seventh (53.77)

 

National/International Competition

Placed 27th in the 100-meter fly at the 2007 Spring Nationals.

 

At Florida

2008-09: A 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Was a member of Florida’s 2009 SEC Championship team…Swam to a 14th-place showing in the women’s 100-yard fly at SECs in Auburn, Ala., recording a 53.96 in finals…Swam a career-best mark in prelims of the 100 fly at SECs (53.61)…Swam in 11 meets for UF throughout the 2008-09 season…Finished third in the 100 back (56.43) and 200 back (2:02.91) at LSU…Took third in the 200-yard fly at the home meet against South Carolina (2:03.86)…Placed second in the 100 back (56.53) and 100 fly (55.49) when the Gators visited Tallahassee for a dual against Florida State…Finished third in the 100 fly (55.16) and fifth in the 200 fly (2:02.26) in the match-up with Auburn…Took second in the 200-yard fly, with a new career-best mark, as the Gators topped Tennessee in Gainesville and finished out the dual-meet season with a second-place showing in the 200 back (1:59.71) against Indian River State College and Florida Gulf Coast University.

 

2007-08:  Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Placed fourth in the 100 back (57.79) and second in the 200 back (2:05.17) against FAU … Swam the anchor leg for the 400-meter MR team that finished sixth with a combined time of 4:30.12 at the Alabama Invitational … Had two seventh place finishes in the 50 free (24.42) and 100 free (52.91) against Florida State … Swam the breaststroke leg of the 400 MR team that finished second at Kentucky (3:45.77) … Also finished fourth in the 100 back (58.32), sixth in the 100 free (53.47) and third in the 100 fly (58.62) … Placed sixth in the 400-meter IM (2:27.78) and 200 back (2:27.83) against Michigan … Swam lead off for the fourth place 200 MR team that finished in 1:46.79 at Minnesota … Picked up a fourth-place finish in her inaugural meet at Virginia in the 100 fly (57.44) and touched fifth in the 50 free (24.26).

 

High School

2005 Kentucky State Champion in the 100-meter fly ... Nine-time All-American ... Member of the Bolles team that won the 2005-06 and 2006-07 state title.

 

Club

Member of the Bolles School Sharks coached by Sergio Lopez…swam with current Gators, Omar Pinzon, Shaune Frasier and Coral Lopez.

 

Personal

Born Rebekah Epley on Dec. 24, 1988, in Russellville, KY …  Daughter of Randal and Tina Epley … Has one sibling, Anna (18) … Chose Florida because of the atmosphere, facilities and opportunities … Listed her hobbies as shopping and playing golf … Also considered Southern Methodist, Vanderbilt and Ohio State in the decision-making process.

 

 

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