Kelsey Gergen
Kelsey Gergen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hastings, Minn.

High School:
Hastings

Height:
6-0

Position:
Freestyle

Experience:
3V

2009-10: Finished 58th in the 50 yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships (23.59)... Was first team all Big Ten as part of the winning 200 yard freestyle relay team at the Big Ten Championships (1:28.97)... Also at the Big Ten Championships finished 9th in the 50 yard freestyle (22.97) 21st in the 100 yard freestyle (51.15), and 57th in the 200 yard freestyle (1:52.86)... finished 1st as part of the Badgers' 200 yard medley relay at the Green Bay Dual with a time of 1:45.99... finished 2nd in the 50 yard freestyle in 24.17 at the Iowa Dual... also finished 2nd in the 50 yard freestyle at the Minnesota Dual (24.21), the Hawaii Dual (24.30), and the Milwaukee Dual (24.58) ... 2010 Academic All-Big Ten

2008-09: Helped UW's 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished ninth in a time of 1:29.21 to earn honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA championships (Feb. 19) ... also part of 400 free relay team that set a school-record time of 3:15.13 in the prelims before being disqualified in the final at the NCAA meet (Feb. 21) ... contributed to Badgers' 200 free relay team that won second-consecutive Big Ten championship in a time of 1:29.36 at the Big Ten meet (Feb. 21) ... also set personal bests in a 10th-place finish in the 50 freestyle (22.82) and 17th-place finish in the 100 free (49.82) at the Big Ten championships ... was part of NCAA 'B' qualifying times in the 200 free relay (1:29.20) and 400 free relay (3:22.35) at the Texas Invitational (Dec. 4-6)

2007-08: Aided Badgers to a fourth-place finish and All-America honors in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:29.28) at the NCAA championships ... also finished 49th in the 50 free (23.15) and 63rd in the 100 free (50.45) at the NCAA meet ... part of 200 free relay team that won Big Ten title in school-record time of 1:28.51 at the Big Ten championships ... and took 11th in the 50 free (23.10), 17th in the 100 free (50.67) and 21st in the 100 breast (1:04.98) at the Big Ten meet ... part of Badgers' eighth-place effort in the 400 free relay (3:25.78) at the Texas Invitational

Prep: Won back-to-back Minnesota state championships in the 50-yard freestyle (2005, 2006) ... named 2006 Section Swimmer of the Year ... placed sixth at 2006 Winter Junior Nationals ... placed 13th at 2006 Summer Junior Nationals ... six-time NISCA High School All-American ... nine-time All-State selection ... also participated in track ... class valedictorian

Personal: Parents are Jim and Cathy ... intends to major in business or chemistry


Personal Bests (SCY)
50 Free: 22.82 (2/19/2009)
100 Free: 49.82 (2/21/2009)
200 Free: 1:51.91 (12/5/2008)

Personal Bests (LCM)
50 Free: 26.15 (7/25/2009)
100 Free: 57.74 (7/22/2009)
200 Free: 2:17.78 (8/4/2005)

Honors and Awards

CSCAA
Scholar All-American (2009)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2009)
Academic All-Big Ten (2009)

Current School Records (2)
200 Free Relay: 1:28.51 (2/21/2008)
400 Free Relay: 3:15.13 (3/21/2009)

All-America Awards (1)
2008 (1)
200 Free Relay: 5th place (1:29.40)

Honorable Mention All-America Awards (1)
2009 (1)
200 Free Relay: 9th place (1:29.21)

All-Big Ten Awards (3)

2010 (1)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.97)
2009 (1)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:29.15)
2008 (1)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.51)

At the NCAA Championships
2010
50 Free: 58th (23.59)
2009
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.21)
400 Free Relay: DQ (school-record 3:15.13 in prelims)

2008
50 Free: 49th (23.15)
100 Free: 63rd (50.45)
200 Free Relay: 5th (1:29.40)

At the Big Ten Championships
2010
50 Free: 9th (22.97)
100 Free: 21st (51.15)
200 Free: 57th (1:52.86)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.97)
2009
50 Free: 10th (22.88)
200 Free: DQ
100 Free: 17th (49.82)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:29.15)

2008
50 Free: 10th (23.10)
100 Breast: 21st (1:04.98)
100 Free: 17th (50.67)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.51)

National Competitions
2009 USA Swimming National Championships
50 Free: 26.16 (7/9/2009)

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