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2008 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Lily Ramirez


Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville)
Lily Ramirez


All-American Selection


Career Best Times


50 Free: 23.46                     (2008 U.S. Short Course Nationals)

100 Free: 49.95                   (2009 SEC Championships)

100 Back: 53.18                  (2009 NCAA Championships)

200 Back: 1:57.92              (2010 SEC Championships)

100 Breast: 1:06.83           (2008 U.S. Short Course Nationals)

100 Fly: 57.20                     (FSU, 11/25/08)

200 IM: 2:01.96                  (2010 SEC Championships)



50 Free: 26.97                     (2009 U.S. Nationals/World Trials)

100 Back: 1:02.42              (2009 Florida Sectionals)


UF All-Time Rankings


100-yard back: Third (53.18)

200-yard free relay: Fifth (1:29.21)



100-meter back: Sixth (1:02.42)

400-meter medley relay: Tenth (3:53.88)


National/International Competition

Swam at the 2010 U.S. Nationals, finishing 31st in the 100-meter back (1:03.82) and 59th in the 200-meter back (2:19.35)… Competed at the 2009 U.S. Nationals/World Trials, finishing 22nd in the 100-meter back (1:03.09) and 60th in the 50 free (26.97)…A 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier in 50-meter free and 100-meter back … A two-time finalist at the 2007 Junior Nationals.


At Florida

2009-10: A 2010 CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American… Also named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll… Finished sixth in the 100-yard backstroke (53.71) at the 2010 SEC Championships… Took third in the 100-yard freestyle in the win over Tennessee… Placed second in the 100 back (55.31), fourth in the 200 back (2:02.44) and fourth in the 200-yard IM (2:05.10) in the victory against Auburn… Part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team (1:43.18) in the win over Florida Atlantic… Took third in the 50 free (23.98) and the 200 back (2:02.29) in the win over LSU… Captured the 100 back with a time of 55.54 in the triumph vs. Indian River State College… Finished second in the 100 back (54.70) and fourth in the 200 back (1:59.64) in the rivalry win over Florida State… Part of the first-place 200 medley relay squad (1:42.14) at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite… Also finished third in the 100 back (54.86) and fourth in the 200 back (2:00.25) at the meet… Placed third in the 100 back (55.35) and fifth in the 50 free (23.75) in the double-dual meet vs. Michigan and Stanford… Took fourth in the 100 back (56.06) and third in the 200 back (2:01.43) in the season-opening victory against Virginia.


2008-09: A 2009 CSCAA Scholar All-American…Also named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll…Earned one All-American honor at the 2009 NCAA Championship meet as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay…The Gator quartet finished ninth in the relay (1:29.21) at NCAAs in College Station, Texas…Additionally finished 25th in prelims of the 100 back (53.18) at NCAAs, a season and career-best mark…Exhibitioned the 200 IM (2:02.35) and 100 back (53.82) in Auburn, Ala., at the 2009 SEC Championships as the Gators won their 17th league title…Swam in 13 meets for UF her freshman campaign…Had a career-best day against Indian River State College and Florida Gulf Coast, setting a best time in the 200 back (2:02.17)…Swam best times in the 50 free and 100 breast at the 2009 U.S. Short Course Nationals meet in Atlanta, Ga. …Placed fourth in the 100 fly (57.20) at FSU, a season-best mark…Finished the season ranked third individually on UF’s all-time list in the 100-yard back and eighth in the 100-meter backstroke.


High School

Reeled in 2007 runner up honors at the Florida High School State Championship meet in the 50 free and 100 back … A three-time state champion in 2004, 2005 and 2006 (100 back, 50 free, 400 free relay, 200 free relay) … A 12-time high school All-American… Additionally a Scholastic All-American … Member of the National Honor Society and the Cambridge program … Coached by Rob Ramirez.



A member of the Gator Swim Club, coached by Chris Oliver.

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