Women's Swimming & Diving

    Kelsey Kafka
    Kelsey  Kafka


    San Diego. Calif.

    High School:
    Torrey Pines High




    No. 5 USC Set To Defend Conference Crown At Pac-12 Championships

    Action set for Wednesday to Saturday; men's diving championships to be held concurrently with women's meet.


    No. 6 USC Wins 10th Straight Over No. 20 UCLA

    Apostalon, Scott, Mann win twice each in the victory over the Bruins.


    No. 6 USC Hosts Crosstown Rival UCLA Friday

    Trojans seeking 10th win in a row over Bruins.


    No. 4 USC Wins 7 Events, But Falls to No. 2 Cal, 165-135, For First Loss

    Scott, Hansson win twice each, diving sweeps springboard.


    No. 4 USC Set For Bay Area Battle With No. 2 Cal, No. 1 Stanford

    Trojans to face Bears on Friday at 2 p.m., Cardinal at noon on Saturday.

    THIS SEASON: A skilled breaststroker and medley swimmer, 2017 senior Kelsey Kafka became a Pac-12 finalist as a junior and has her eyes on qualifying for her first NCAA meet.

    2016: Kafka turned in her top season as a Trojan as a 2016 junior and became a conference finalist, finishing fifth in the 100y breast (1:00.93) at the Pac-12 Championships. Her 11th in the 200y breast (2:12.18) was also a conference best effort for her and she took 31st in the 200y IM (2:03.81). Her 100y breast (1:00.86) and 200y breast (2:11.45) at the Texas Invitational established personal bests.

    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 majoring in communication.


    Event Time
    200-yard IM 2:00.62
    400-yard IM 4:18.61
    100-yard breast 1:00.86
    200-yard breast 2:11.45