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2009 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Sharla Milne


Lithia, Fla. (Newsome)
Sharla Milne

Career Best Times


100 Free: 54.98                   (2009 Gamecock Invitational)

200 Free: 1:49.45               (2011 SEC Championships)

500 Free: 4:47.02               (2012 SEC Championships)

1,000 Free: 10:02.61          (FSU, 11/2/11)

1,650 Free: 16:21.67          (2012 SEC Championships)


100 Free:
1:01.90               (2009 FG SPEEDO Champs Series SZ)
200 Free: 2:06.88               (2012 GSC Summer Invitational)
400 Free: 4:18.98               (2012 GSC Summer Invitational)
800 Free: 8:51.17               (2010 FL SZ Sectional Champs)

1,500 Free: 16:49.69          (2010 FL SZ Sectional Champs)


UF All-Time Rankings


1,500 Free: Eighth (16:49.69)


National/International Competition: Was a 2012 Olympic Trials participant in the 400 freestyle…Competed at the 2010 U.S. Nationals, finishing 31st in the 800 free (8:53.05) and 65th in the 400 free (4:20.63).


At Florida

2012-13: Competed in the All-Florida Invitational…Missed the remainder of the season due to injury.


2011-12: Swam exhibition at the 2012 SEC Championships, finishing the 200 free in 1:51.51, the 500 free in a career-low 4:47.02 and the 1,650 free in a personal-best 16:21.67…Finished fifth in the 1,000 free (10:05.12) against Tennessee…Took fourth in both the 400m and 800m free touching in 8:58.28 and 4:29.32, respectively, in the win over Auburn…Finished second in the 1,000 free against FAU, touching in 10:04.36…Stopped the clock at 16:45.49 at the Georgia Tech Invitational to finish sixth in the field…In Florida’s double-dual victory over Michigan and Stanford, finished third in the 1,000y free (10:05.25) and fifth in the 400m free (4:26.52)…Against rival FSU clinched a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 500 free (4:58.70) and 1,000 free (10:02.61)…Swam a 9:00.54 800m free against Georgia to finish fourth overall…Touched in 10:02.74 1,000 free against LSU to open SEC Competition with a second-place finish.


2010-11: Selected as a 2011 CSCAA Division I Scholar All-America Honorable Mention…A 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Won two 500 free titles on the year against Florida Atlantic (4:53.77) and at the Big Al Open (4:47.53)…Also swam an NCAA “B” cut 16:25.77 in the 1,650 free at the Big Al Open for second in the event…Took home second in both the 500 and 1,000 free in the win over Georgia Tech touching in 4:55.45 and 10:05.31, respectively…Finished second in the 1,650 free (16:46.78) and third in the 500 free (4:51.21) at the Georgia Last Chance meet…Took second in the 200 free (1:53.10) in the win over Indian River State College..Clocked in a 9:58.57 NCAA “B” cut in the 1,000 free against Tennessee to take third in the event…Finished eighth out of 35 swimmers in the women’s 1,650 free, putting in a 16:51.02 swim at the Georgia Invitational…Made her 2011 debut at the 2011 All-Florida Invitational, swimming the 1650 free in 17:03.10 to take third.


2009-10: Placed fourth in the 200 free (1:55.75) in the victory vs. Florida Atlantic…Finished second in the 1,000 free (10:09.43) in the win over Indian River State College…Took seventh in the 1,000 free (10:07.41) in the rivalry victory against Florida State…Finished seventh in the 500 free (5:02.54) in the double-dual meet vs. Michigan and Stanford…Finished fourth in the 1,650 free (17:10.24) in the meet against Arkansas and Kansas.


High School: Graduated from Newsome High in 2009…Was on the Honor Roll and member of National Honor Society…Named two-time All-American and two-time All-County first team…A three-time high school MVP…State qualifier four consecutive years…Finished third at state senior year in the 500-yard freestyle…Was a team captain her senior year.


Club Team: Member of Brandon Blue Wave, coached by Peter Banks.


Personal: Born Sharla Milne on August 15, 1991…Considered Alabama before choosing Florida…Chose Florida because of excellent swimming and academic opportunities…Enjoys going to the beach and shopping…Majoring in nursing.

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