Women's Swimming & Diving


    Kelsey Kafka
    Kelsey  Kafka

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Diego. Calif.

    High School:
    Torrey Pines High

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    IM/Breast

    04/19/2016

    Lauder Pac-12 All-Academic First Team, Leads 11 Trojans Who Earn Honors

    Adams, Van WInkle named to second team.

    02/27/2016

    No. 4 USC Wins First-Ever Pac-12 Title!

    All 21 swimmers and 6 divers score points to contribute to team championship

    02/26/2016

    No. 4 USC Maintains Pac-12 Championships Lead Heading Into Final Day

    Nine Trojans swim in A finals, eight in B finals as team-effort proves huge.

    02/12/2016

    No. 7 USC Wins Ninth Straight Over UCLA

    Vose, Apostalon win twice each in Trojans 181-119 Victory.

    02/10/2016

    No. 7 USC Set For Battle At No. 19 UCLA

    Trojans look to extend win streak over rival to nine meets.

    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 majoring in communication.

    KAFKA'S PERSONAL RECORDS:

    Event Time
    200-yard IM 2:00.62
    400-yard IM 4:18.61
    100-yard breast 1:02.19
    200-yard breast 2:14.61