THIS SEASON: A skilled breaststroker and medley swimmer, 2016 junior Kelsey Kafka continues to improve and work toward larger contributions at the dual meet and postseason level.
2015: Kafka competed in three races at the 2015 Pac-12 Championships as a sophomore, finishing 17th in the 100y breast (1:02.38), 20th in the 200y breast (2:15.30) and 25th in the 200y IM (2:04.09) … She earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors … Her top times in the 100y breast (1:02.38) and 200y breast (2:15.30) were NCAA ‘B’ cuts.
2014: Kafka provided strong depth in the breast and IM events as a 2014 freshman, posting NCAA `B’ cuts in the 200y (2:00.62) and 400y IM (4:17.36) and the 200y breast (2:14.92). She raced in three events in the 2014 Pac-12s, taking 17th in the 400y IM (4:17.36), 18th in the 200y breast (2:15.43) and 19th in the 100y breast (1:02.85).
HIGH SCHOOL: Kafka attended Torrey Pines High in San Diego, Calif., where she was the 2011 CIF San Diego Section 200y IM and 100y breast champion as a sophomore, leading her school to the team title, and won the 100y breast as a freshman as well. She competed in both the 100m and 200m breast at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
CLUB : North Coast Aquatics.
PERSONAL: Kafka is a journalism major.
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