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2007 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Caroline Burckle

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CLASS
SR
Hometown
Louisville, Ky. (Sacred Heart Academy)
Experience
3L
School

23-time All-American
19-time All-SEC
Two-Time SEC record holder
NCAA record holder
2007 Pan American Champion
Two-Time NCAA Champion
2008 NCAA Female Swimmer of the Year
Eight-time SEC champion
2005 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year

Career Best Times  
(Yards)  
50 Free - 22.75sp (2007 NCAA Championships)
100 Free - 48.79s (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 Free - 1:43.10 (2008 NCAA Championships)
500 Free - 4:33.60 (2008 NCAA Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:47.33 (Virginia, 10/11/07)
1,650 Free - 16:20.23p (2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Short Course Nationals)
100 Fly - 56.92 (Indian River CC, 2/5/05)
200 Fly - 2:09.96 (Tennessee, 1/28/06)
100 Breast - 1:01.27 (2007 SEC Championships)
200 Breast - 2:12.49 (2008 SEC Championships)
200 IM - 2:02.51 (Arkansas/IRCC, 1/5/08)
400 IM - 4:23.82 (Purdue, 11/6/04)
   
(Long Course Meters)  
50 Free - 26.70 (2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
100 Free - 56.29 (2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
200 Free - 1:59.74 (2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
400 Free - 4:11.83 (2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
800 Free - 8:35.10 (2007 Pan American Games)
100 Fly - 1:13.55 (2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
100 Breast - 1:13.38p (2007 Eric Namesnik Memorial Grand Prix)
200 IM - 2:26.28 (2004 U.S. Open)

UF All-Time Ranking:
First in the 500 Free with an NCAA record time of 4:33.60 …First in the 200 free (1:43.10) …  First in the 200 MR (1:37.23) … First, third and seventh in the 800 FR with times of 7:00.25, 7:06.22 and 7:08.30, respectively … First, second and third in the 400 MR with times of 3:33.94 and 3:34.73 and 3:35.29 respectively … First, fifth and tenth in the 200 MR with times of 1:37.23, 1:39.75, 1:39.72 and 1:40.35, respectively … Tied for second in the 100 free (48.26) …  Second in the 100 breast (1:01.27) … Second in the 200 breast (2:12.49) … Second, third, fourth and sixth in the 400 FR with times of 3:16.54, 3:16.63, 3:16.67 and 3:17.09 respectively … Third in the 100 free (48.79) … Third in the 200-meter free (1:59.74) … Third in the 400-meter free with a time of 4:11.83 … Third and ninth in the 200 FR with times of 1:30.38 and 1:30.70, respectively … Fourth in the 100-meter free (56.29) … Fifth in the 800-meter free (8:38.92) … Seventh in the 100-meter breast (1:13.38) … Ninth in the 50 free (22.75) … Tenth in the 800-meter FR (8:31.25) … Tenth in the 400-meter MR with a time of 4:20.16

National/International Competition:
Named to the U.S. National Team for the 800-meter freestyle thanks to her gold medal performance at the Pan American Games … Placed sixth in the 500-yard free with a time of 4:44.63 at the 2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Short Course Nationals … Earned a seventh place finish in 400 FR (3:22.43), was ninth in the 400 MR (3:44.60), was 10th in the 800 FR (7:24.20) 13th in the 200 free (1:47.39), 19th in the 100 breast (1:02.89) … Finished tenth in the 100-meter free with a time of 56.29 at the 2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals … Finished fifth in the 400-meter free with at time of 4:11.83…Was ninth overall, finishing first in her final heat in the 200-meter free (2:00.87) ... Took 61st in the 100-meter fly (1:13.55) … Represented the United States at the 2007 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal in the 800-meter free with a time of 8:35.10… Took fourth in the 800-meter free (9:01.89), fifth in the 100-meter breast (1:13.51), sixth in the 400-meter free (4:21.87) and seventh in both the 100-meter (58.75) and 200-meter free (2:05.62) at the 2007 Eric Namesnik Memorial Grand Prix in Ann Arbor, Mich. … Also finished 24th in the 50-meter free (27.58) … Placed 12th in the 400-meter free (4:16.47) and seventh in the 800-meter free (8:38.92) at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals … Recorded a time of 4:15.80 in prelims, vaulting her to sixth in school history in the event … Also finished 42nd in the 200-meter free (2:03.45) and 85th in the 50-meter free (27.25) … Swam in the 2005 World Championship Trials and earned a spot on the 800 FR World Championship team with a 200 free time of 2:00.16 for fourth-place … Competed in the 800 free, finishing 10th with a 8:53.79 clocking … Qualified for the 100 free finals at the World Trials with a time of 56.43 and went on to take 15th with a 57.20 effort … Finished in 35th with 24-individual points scored at the World Trials … Competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter free events, finished the 200-meter free prelims in 2:02.85 for 19th-place, took 12th in the 400-meter free (4:13.91) and 13th in the 800-meter free (8:45.02) … In 2003, was ranked in the top 100 in the World in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyle … Made the Top 25 USA list in the 200 free in 2003 and the Top 25 USA list in the 400 free in 2002 … Finished 10th in the 200 free, 16th in the 800 free and 18th in the 400 free at the 2003 Summer Nationals … Was a record holder in 2003 in the 200 and 400 MR events in the Girls 17-18 National Age Group Relay.

At Florida:
2007-08:  2008 NCAA Swimmer of the Year, Named SEC Swimmer of the Week for 10/16, SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection …  Won two national championships, brought home seven All-American honors and was named Swimmer of the Year at the 2008 NCAA Championships in Columbus (3/20-22) … Broke the NCAA record in the 500 free with a time of 4:33.60 to win her first career individual championship … Later went on to win the 200 free with a school record time of 1:43.10 … Also swam as part of four relay teams, the 400 MR team that finished fourth with a school record time of 3:34.05, the 200 MR (prelims only) team that finished seventh (1:38.98), the 800 FR team that finished seventh (7:06.22) and the 400 FR team that finished 10th (3:16.67) …Won three SEC titles at the SEC Championships meet in Tuscaloosa (2/20-23), first as part of the 200 MR team that broke the SEC record with a time of 1:37.23 … Won her third individual SEC title of her career in the 500 free with at time of 4:34.87, also won the 200 breast with a time of 2:12.49, to join her brother as the first brother sister combination to ever win an SEC title at the same meet … Swam with the 400 FR team that finished third with a time of 3:16.63, the 400 MR team that finished second with a time of 3:34.84, and the 800 FR team that finished third with a time of 7:05.81 … Earned her final win of the regular season against FAU as part of the 200 MR team that finished with a time of 1:44.64… Picked up four provisional times against Tennessee (2/1), finishing second as part of the 400 FR (3:25.29), swimming a 100 split of 50.37, second in the 200 free (1:48.14) and third in the 200 breast (1:57.34) … Finished third in the 100 breast (1:12.97) and fourth in the 100 free (58.40) against Auburn, the first time all season she did not win her individual events … Won the 100 free (49.72) and was part of the 200 MR (1:42.07) and 800 FR (1:33.15) teams that finished first against LSU … Touched first in the 200 IM with at time of 2:02.51against Arkansas and IRCC … Also was part of the first place 400 MR team that finished with a time of 3:45.16 and exhibitioned the 400 FR, helping her team to a time of 3:27.47 … Had three wins in victory against Florida State, claiming first in the 200-yard free (1:47.67), 200-yard breast (2:14.80) and as part of the 400-yard medley relay (3:42.42) … Picked up one win in the 100 breast at Kentucky, touching with a time of 1:03.81 … Finished first three times in a long course meter dual meet against Michigan, winning individual races in the 200-meter free (2:04.99), 100 breast (1:13.99), 100 free (57.65) … Picked up five wins in relay races, including the 200 FR (1:46.64), 400 FR (4:16.95), 400 MR (4:19.82), 200 MR (2:00.17) and 800 FR (8:33.28) … Won both the 400-meter free (4:17.09) and 800-meter free (8:46.54) at Georgia … Picked up three wins at Minnesota in the second meet of the year in the 200 free (1:47.74), 500 free (4:47.01) and 400 FR (3:24.78) …  Finished first in three races at Virginia to open the season, claiming the 1,000-yard free (9:47.33), 100-yard breast (1:02.51) and 500-yard free (4:48.47).

2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Collected seven All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/8-10) … Claimed runner-up honors in the 500 free with a personal-best 4:38.28, and also placed fifth in the 200 free (1:45.37) … Led off the sixth-place 400 FR (3:17.80) and the eighth-place 800 FR (7:09.70) units … Member of the 400 MR squad that took fourth (3:35.72) and the ninth-place 200 MR quartet (1:39.75) … Earned another All-America by helping the 200 FR squad reach the consolation finals, leading off the prelims race with a career-best 22.75 split in the 50 free … Won the 100 breast with a career-best time of 1:01.27 and raced to fifth-place finishes in the 100 (49.60) and 500 (4:45.47) free at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/7-10) … Member of the third-place 400 FR (3:18.90) and 400 MR (3:40.43) teams, as well as the fourth-place 800 FR (7:08.30) and 200 MR (1:40.35) squads, at the conference meet … Swam the second leg for the first-place 200 MR team (1:42.69) and helped the 200 FR team to a first-place finish with a provisional time of 1:33.13 against Tennessee (1/26) … Earned an NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 4:44.91 with a first-place finish in the 500 free and finished first in the 100 breast with a provisional time (1:02.28)  against Auburn (1/19) … Won the 100 free with a provisional time of 50.58 against IRCC (1/13) … Swam to a first-place finish with a provisional time (1:03.04) in the 100 breast and exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:18.55) against Virginia (1/12) … Finished 16th in the 800-meter free (8:58.45) and 19th in the 400-meter free (4:20.76) at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Ind. (11/30-12/2) … Also competed in the 200-meter free (2:07.52) … Won the 200 free with a provisional time of 1:48.62 and finished fourth in the 200 breast (2:16.68) against FSU (11/21) … Notched a provisional time of 50.91 to finish first in the 100 free, and earned the victory on the 1,000 free (9:49.37), against Minnesota (10/27) … Won the 500 free with an NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 4:45.21, finished first in the 200 free with a provisional time (1:47.64), and helped the 400 MR team finish first (3:42.61) against Georgia (10/26) …Finished third in the 200 IM, earned a first-place finish in the 500 free with an NCAA provisional time of 4:49.33, while also placing third in the 200 IM (2:04.13), against Michigan (10/14).
 
2005-06: Top-five finisher in the 500 free at the 2006 NCAA Championships … Earned three All-America honors in the 500 free, 400 FR and 800 FR … Finished in the top-five in two events at the SEC Championships (400 FR, 800 FR)… Notched nine first-place finishes throughout the season … Posted 19 NCAA provisional times during the year … Recorded a time of 4:42.69 in the 500 free at the NCAA Championships (3/16-18) to earn a fifth-place finish … Claimed eighth place as a member of the 800 FR at the NCAA Championships (3/16-18) in which she swam the second leg of the race … Swam the third leg of the 16th-place 400 FR team at the NCAA Championships (3/16-18) ... Earned a first-place finish in the 100 freestyle against Virginia (10/14) with a time of 51.06 … Finished first in two events in the Gators’ road swing against South Carolina (10/15), with top placings in the 200 free and 500 free with times of 1:51.33 and 4:57.68, respectively … Notched a top finish in the 500 free in the Gators home victory over Florida State (11/22) with a provisional time of 4:50.20 … Posted a 200 free time of 1:50.10 against Penn State (1/7), a provisional mark and good for first-place honors … Recorded two event wins in Florida’s tri-meet against Alabama and Arkansas (1/20) with victories in the 50 free and 1000 free in times of 24.16 and 10:03.94, respectively … Touched the wall first in the 1000 freestyle against Tennessee (1/28) with a time of 10:04.40 … Earned top-placement in the 100 free with a time of 51.58 against Indian River.

2004-05: Honored as the 2005 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year … Named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel All-SEC first team … NCAA runner-up in the 500 free as a freshman … All-American in four relays (400 MR, 200, 400 and 800 FR) and two individual events (200 and 500 free) … Set the SEC record in the 500 free at her first conference meet … Won four SEC crowns; two relays (400 MR and 800 FR) and two individual championships (200 and 500 free) … Notched 38 top-five finishes, including 15 first-place finishes … Had nine automatic times and 18 provisional efforts … Swam the anchor leg of the Gator NCAA champion 400 MR unit … Recorded two top-three finishes at the NCAA Championships, and earned runner-up honors in the 500 free and won the bronze in the 200 free … Swam on the 800 FR team which finished fourth, the fifth-place 400 FR unit and the 200 FR quartet which placed sixth at the NCAA Championships …  Placed in the top 25 in the 100 free at the NCAA Championships … Had a phenomenal showing at first SEC Championship meet, and claimed four titles as part of two SEC record-setting efforts … Captured the SEC crown in the 500 free, set a conference meet record in the prelims (4:40.81) and also bettered the mark in the finals (4:38.32), and garnered automatic times in both races … Won the 200 free crown in 1:44.64, good enough for automatic times in the prelims and finals … Swam the second leg on the SEC champion 800 FR unit which set new SEC, NCAA and pool records in a championship time of 7:00.25 … Added another conference crown as the anchor to the 400 MR unit at the SEC Championships and also swam on the 200 and 400 FR squads which captured bronze medals … Finished fifth in the 100 free at the SEC Championships, setting automatic times in the prelims and the finals … Won the 100 free with a provisional time (50.96), and earned second place with a provisional time (1:49.29) in the 200 free; also competed in the 200 FR against Tennessee (1/29) … Finished first in the 100 free with a provisional time (50.51) and swam on the 400 MR unit which finished first against Virginia (1/28) … Earned a provisional-qualifying time (16:43.54) in the 1,650 free in a third-place finish against Alabama (1/22) … Swam the anchor leg on the 400 MR team which finished first against Auburn (1/21) … Tallied runner-up finishes and provisional times in the 200 (1:47.68) and 500 (4:49.51) free events against the Tigers … Won the 100 free, finished fourth in the 50 free and swam the second leg on the championship 400 FR team at the Miami Invitational (1/7-8) … Finished second in the 50 free against South Carolina (11/12) … Captured first-place in the 200 free and clocked provisional times in the 100 (50.70), 500 (4:49.15) and 1,650 (16:31.33) free races, and third in each event against Purdue (11/6) … Swam on the first-place 800 FR and on two other top-five relay units, the 400 FR and the 400 MR teams against the Boilermakers … Tallied another provisional time (1:48.34) in the 200 free and finished fourth against Georgia (10/28) …  Won the 200 and 500 free against Michigan, setting provisional times in each event (10/16) … Finished first in the 1,000 free against Florida Atlantic (10/8) … Competed in the U.S. Open and finished first in the 400 MR with a 4:20.16 time as the anchor leg … Took fourth in the 800-meter FR with a 8:31.25 time.

 High School: A 2004 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy … Current SHA school record holder in the 50, 100, 200, 400 and 500 free events, as well as the 200 MR … Ranked No. 3 in the 50 free and 100 free, No. 2 in the 200 free and No. 7 in the 500 free in the high school national rankings … Named NISCA All-American in 2004 in the 50, 100, 200, and 500 free, the 100 fly, 200 MR, and the 400 FR … Was a 10-time NISCA high school All-American from 2001-03 … Kentucky State high school record holder in the 100, 200 and 500 free events; state high school relay record holder in the 200 MR and the 200, 400 FR … Kentucky state high school individual champion from 2001-04 in the 200 and 500 free … Named the state high school outstanding swimmer in 2003 and 2004 … Received the Region 2 Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet award all four years … Named the Sacred Heart Academy individual athlete of the year from 2001-04 … Received Fox 41 Student Athlete of the Week award in Feb. 2004 … 2003 USA Swimming Scholastic all-American … Four-year Honor Roll student … Lettered all four years … Coached by Scott Miller.

Club: Member of the Lakeside Swim Team for the past 10 years and was coached by Mike DeBoor … Received the Jack Thompson 110% Award in 2003 … Was the state record holder in the 15-18 age group in the 100 free, 1000 free, the 400 IM, as well as the 400 and 800 free.

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