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Kertu Ly Alnek

Player profile

position
Free/Fly
year
Sophomore
hometown
Tartu, Estonia

Top Times

50 free: 22.53

100 free: 49.10

200 free: 1:47.27

100 fly: 53.39

2019-20

Placed 12th in the 50 free (22.55) and finished 18th in the 100 free (49.20) and 200 free (1:47.27) behind a career best at the ACC Championships …helped the Noles take seventh in the 400 free relay, earn a NCAA B cut in the 200 free relay and take sixth…also a part of the 200 medley that was seventh and 400 medley relay that was fifth…was second in the 50 free (23.73) before winning the 100 free (51.26) against FAU and Miami…was the runner-up in the 200 free (1:50.06) before winning the 100 free (50.45) at LSU…placed second in the 200 free at 1:49.86 against No. 17 Alabama…placed 16th at the GT Invite with a time of 1:48.52 in the 200 free…earned second swims in the 50 free (23.31) for 22nd place, 100 fly (54.60) placing 18th and 100 free (49.87) and helped the Noles place fourth in the 200 and 800 free relays…won the 100 IM (57.76) at the quad meet and finished second in the 100 fly (57.08)…took fourth in the 200 free (1:49.80)¬† and 50 free (23.38) before taking third in the 100 free (50.61) at No. 1 Florida…took second in the 100 fly (55.65) and won the 50 free (23.48) at Georgia Tech…won the 200 free (1:49.43), placed third in the 50 free (23.47) and finished second in the 100 free (50.65) vs. No. 18 Minnesota…placed third in the 200 free (1:50.83) and was fifth in the 50 free (23.89) against No. 22 Duke…was fifth in the 200 free (1:51.63) and fourth in the 100 free (51.21) to open the season at Notre Dame.

2018-19

Competed at the NCAA Championships as a relay swimmer where she swam the fly leg in the 400 medley relay that placed 20th at 3:32.84…helped¬†the Seminoles set the school record in the 200 medley relay (1:36.28) to start the ACC Championships, earning and NCAA ‘A’ time…scored 20th place points in the 50 free (22.73), was 13th in the 100 fly (53.55) after swimming a personal best in prelims and finished 14th in the 100 free (49.18) after clocking her best in prelims (49.10)… was also on the 400 free relay at ACCs…won the 200 free (1:50.41) and 100 free (50.55) and placed second in the 100 fly (55.08) in the win over No. 23 Alabama and Miami… finished third in the 50 free at the GT invite at 22.53…placed seventh in the 100 fly (53.87) after swimming a personal best in prelims at 53.78…also competed in the 200 free (1:48.53) prelims and took 10th in the 100 free (49.75) after posting a best time in prelims at 49.12…also competed in all five relays…won the 50 free (23.26) and 100 free (50.03) before anchoring the 400 free relay to a victory in the win over Arizona State…was also second in the 200 free (1:50.05)…took fourth (1:50.09) in the 200 free, third in the 50 free (23.33) and second in the 100 free (50.42) vs. No. 10 UF before anchoring the Noles to a win in the 200 free relay…finished second in the 200 free (1:50.00) and 50 free (23.24) before winning the 100 free (50.44) in the win over No. 13 Minnesota…also anchored the winning 200 free relay at the meet…took second in the 100 free (51.12) and won the 50 free (23.70) before helping the Noles win the 400 free relay at the tri-meet vs. Pitt and GT.

 

High School

A six-time LCM and nine-time SCM Estonia swimming champion, Ly Alnek also is a part of four national relay records. Alnek has regularly represented her country at the international level. She is a five-time semi-finalist at the European Junior Championships between 2014-16.

Personal: Born September 14, 1999…daugher of Udo and Ingrid Alnek…swam for the Ujumise Spordiklubi club coached by Tartu.