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KAITLYN DRESSEL - Women's Swimming & Diving - Florida State Seminoles

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Top Times:

50 free: 22.27

100 free: 48.25

200 free: 1:45.136 FSU RECORD

100 breast: 1:02.86


Scored points at the 2015 NCAA Championships in the 100 free by placing 13th after posting her career best in prelims of 48.35…anchored the 200 medley relay to a 13th place finish capturing All-America honorable mention accolades while setting the FSU record…became this first swimmer in FSU history to medal in the 50, 100 and 200 free races at the ACC Championships…was also the first three-time individual medalist since 2007…grabbed bronze in the 50 (22.39) and in the 200 free (1:45.13) en route to lowering her own FSU record in the 200…took silver in the 100 free with a new career best time of 48.30…was the first time she earned three individual event invites to the NCAA Championships…earned an ACC Swimmer of the Week honor…helped the 200 medley relay achieve and NCAA A time in December at the Georgia Invite.


Qualified for her second NCAA Championships and competed in the 50 and 100 free races…helped the Seminoles to a pair of All-America honorable mentions with 14th place finishes in the 400 medley and 400 free relays…helped lower the FSU record in the 400 medley relay…competed in three championship finals at the 2014 ACC Championships placing fifth in the 50 free after earning her spot in the final by ways of a swim-off where she swam a career best…also took seventh in the 100 free and eighth in the 200 free…was a key component on relays all season and at ACC’s where she contributed to three medals, three FSU records and three NCAA `A’ cuts in those races…grabbed silver on the 200 free relay…helped the Seminoles to bronze in the 800 free relay while setting a new school record en route to an NCAA `A’ cut…earned ACC Swimmer of the Week twice throughout the season.


Broke the school record in the 200 free with a time of 1:46.26 as the lead-off leg of the All-American honorable mention 800 free relay that placed 16th at the NCAA Championships…placed 14th in the 100 free at the NCAA Championships…Grabbed the bronze medal at the 2013 ACC Championships in the 100 free en route to earning All-ACC honors…was a part of three FSU record-breaking relays in 2013 that also qualified for the NCAA Championships (200, 400, 800 free relay)…also placed 10th in the 50 free and 13th in the 200 free at ACC’s…swam her best times in the 100 free and 200 free at the Georgia Tech Invite.


Made her championship final debut in the 100 free at the 2012 ACC Championship by recording a seventh place finish with a 49.59…took 11th in the 50 free with a 23.01 and also scored points with her 14th place finish in the 100 breast, swimming her best time in prelims at 1:02.86 at ACC’s…posted her best time in the 100 free at 49.26 at the Bulldog Invitational…ended her season with an Olympic Trial time in the 50m free at 26.10 at the FSU Club Seminole Spring Invite.

High School:

Dressel, a sprint freestyler, has qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 100 free (57.13) and is the fifth best recruit in Florida by…was the 2010 2-A Florida High School State Champion representing Clay High School in the 100 Freestyle with a 50.28 and placed second in the 50 Freestyle with a 23.38…swam in the same championship finals as teammates Katie Cook and Grace Hoffman in both the 50 and 100 freestyle…named swimmer of the year in 2010 as “Clay County’s Fastest Female”…is a part of the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast coached by Shawn Delifus…achieved US Open times in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle events.


Born May 5, 1993…daughter of Mike and Christina Dressel…father swam for the University of Delaware…member of the National Honor Society, National Art Society and Students Working Against Tobacco…majoring in Studio Art.