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Caroline Kenney
Caroline  Kenney


Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
North Gwinett




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NCAA All-American (3)
800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay (HM)
2012: 800 Free Relay (HM)

ACC Champion (3)
800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay
2012: 800 Free Relay

All-ACC (6)
200 Free, 200 Back, 800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay
2012: 200 Back, 800 Free Relay

UVA Career Bests
50 Free: 23.94
100 Free: 51.81
200 Free: 1:45.59 (5th all-time at UVa)
500 Free: 4:41.34 (8th all-time at UVa)
1000 Free: 9:51.60
1650 Free: 16:27.10
100 Back: 56.55
200 Back: 1:53.97 (5th all-time at UVa)

• Earned All-America honors with the 800 free relay that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships
• Placed 19th in the 500 free in a career-best time of 4:41.34 at NCAAs
• Also finished 22nd in the 200 back and 26th in the 200 free at the national meet
• ACC Champion with the 800 free relay that broke the UVa and ACC record in 7:01.39 at ACCs
• Earned All-ACC honors in the 200 back and 200 free with third-place finishes
• Set a career-best mark in the 200 free of 1:45.59 at ACCs
• Placed second in the 500 free, 10th in the 200 free and 17th in the 200 back at the Ohio State Invite
• Picked up a win in the 100 back against Duke
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

• ACC Champion and earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 800-yard freestyle relay
• Swam the second leg of the 800 free relay that broke the school record (7:01.56) and placed first at ACCs
• Part of 800 free relay that finished 11th at NCAAs
• Placed seventh in the 200-yard backstroke and won the consolation final in the 200 free and 500 free at ACCs
• Her prelim time of 1:53.97 in the 200 back at ACCs was a career-best mark
• Her finals time in the 200 free at ACCs (1:47.12) was also a career-best time
• Finished third in the 1,650 free (16:27.10) in a career-best mark at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Also placed 10th in the 500 free and 14th in the 200 free at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Won the 500 free against Wisconsin and Virginia Tech
• Given the team's Hardest Worker award

• Competed in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 200 backstroke at her first NCAA Championships

• Swam on Virginia's honorable mention All-America 800 freestyle relay team that placed ninth in 7:03.68 

• Placed 21st overall in the 200 backstroke (1:55.25) at the NCAA Championships
• Also finished 35th in the 200 freestyle (1:47.21) and 42nd in the 500 freestyle (4:47.64) at the national meet

• A member of UVa's ACC championship 800 freestyle relay team that finished in 7:03.56, the second-fastest time in school history

• Earned a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke (1:55.53) at the ACC Championships to gather her first career all-conference selection 

• Posted a career-best time of 1:55.16 in the 200 backstroke during the preliminaries at ACCs

• An ACC finalist in the 500 freestyle, finishing seventh overall in 4:50.49

• Clocked another personal best in the 500 freestyle during preliminaries with a mark of 4:44.27

• Won the consolation final of the 200 freestyle at ACCs to take ninth overall in 1:47.58

• 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle and 100 backstroke

• Finaled in the 200 backstroke at her first ACC Championships

• Finished eighth in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:56.94

• Went faster in the preliminaries, touching in 1:55.93

• Also placed 23rd in the 500 freestyle (4:54.73) and 26th in the 200 freestyle (1:50.82) at ACCs

• Recorded a season-best mark of 1:48.84 in the 200 freestyle at the Tennessee Last Chance Meet (Feb. 26)

High School
• Four-time all-county and all-state selection

• Six-time Georgia state champion

• Set team records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 back and all relay events

• Set a Gwinnett County record in the 200 freestyle 

• Twice named Gwinnett County High School Swimmer of the Year

• Named 2010 Gwinnett Daily Post Swimmer of the Year
• Georgia state record holder in 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke (15-16 year-olds)

• 2009 Georgia Senior Short Course Champion in 100 and 200 freestyle

• 2010 Georgia Long Course Senior State Champion in 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke

• Finished eighth in 200 backstroke at 2009 Short Course Nationals

• Three-time team MVP 

• Selected as the 2010 North Gwinnett Athlete of the Year and won Sports Champion of Atlanta award

• Served as team captain 

• Four-time Scholastic All-American and Scholar Athlete

• Named a 2010 Academic All-American

• Member of the Beta Club and National French Honor Society

• Awarded National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendation

• College Board AP Scholar

• Daughter of Tom and Lisa Kenney

• Has one sister, Grace, and one brother, Jack

• Enjoys reading


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