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Kathryn Elofson Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 17, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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2005-06 Season: At the 2006 Pac-10 Championships, finished 14th in the 100 free (50.82) and 26th in the 50 free (23.76)... Finished 22nd in the 100 free at the 2005 Texas Invitational (51.46).


2004-05 Season: Finished 17th in the 100 free at the 2005 Pac-10 Championships... Placed 27th in the 50 and 100 free at the 2004 Texas Invitational... Against Oregon State, finished fifth in the 100 free (54.44).


2003- 04 Season: At the 2004 Pac-10 Championships, finished 11th in the 100 free (51.08) and 18th in the 50 free (23.64)...Anchored the first-place 200 (SC) meter medley relay, and placed seventh in the 50 free against Arizona State... Placed sixth in the 200 free (1:57.79) and tied for third place in the 100 free (53.48) during the tri-meet with Northern Arizona and Missouri...At the 2003 Texas Invitational, finished 12th in the 50 (LC) meter free...Took fifth-place in the 50 free (24.57) and swam the first leg of the second-place 200 free relay against UCLA...Finished fourth in the 50 (LC) meter free versus USC...Against Wisconsin, finished fourth in the 100 free (53.04).


Prep: Lettered four times in swimming at Tucson's Catalina Foothills High School... Team captain as a senior... Four-time second team All-Southern Arizona selection... NISCA All-American as both a junior and senior in the 200 and 400 free relays and the 50 and 100 free... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and AIA Scholar-Athlete Award recipient all four years... National Honor Society member... Received the Presidential Award for being in the top five percent of her class all four years... Set school records in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 and 400 free relays... Helped Catalina Foothills to regional and state titles her final three years... Was the individual state runner-up in the 100 free... Also competed for Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics at the club level... Club team finished first at the Mission Viejo Meet of Champions.


Personal: Born Kathryn Andera Elofson on Oct. 21, 1984, in Albany, N.Y.... Daughter of Dean and Nancy Elofson... Has one older brother, Chris... Major is pre-pharmacy.


Personal Bests:

50 free ?- 23.21

100 free ?- 50.50


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