Women's Swimming & Diving

    Kelsey Kafka
    Kelsey  Kafka


    San Diego. Calif.

    High School:
    Torrey Pines High




    USC Men, Women Open Home Schedule With Non-Conference Victories

    Men defeat CSU Bakersfield, Women beat Florida Gulf Coast.


    USC Women, Men Open Home Schedule With Non-Conference Victories

    Women beat Florida Gulf Coast, men defeat CSU Bakersfield.


    Freshman Hansson Wins Three Races As USC Opens With Win At WSU

    Leach and Stinson also win twice.


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

    Adams, Van WInkle named to second team.


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

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

    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