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Caroline Korst
Caroline Korst

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Hebron

Height:
5-8

Position:
Backstroke/Butterfly

Experience:
1L



07/11/2014

86 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn a Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors

04/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Recognizes Outstanding 2013-14 Season with Year-End Banquet

In his second year at the helm at Alabama, head coach Dennis Pursley continued his turnaround of the program as the Tide had both an SEC Champion and NCAA Champion for the first time since 2007

02/21/2014

Swimming and Diving Continues to Decimate the Record Book on Day Four of the SEC Championships

Alabama has broken school records in 13 different events

01/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Opens New Year with Wins against Arkansas and Kentucky

The Crimson Tide men beat Kentucky while the women bettered both the Wildcats and the Arkansas Razorbacks

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Freshman:
Scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 15th place ... set the school record in the 100 backstroke during prelims of the SEC Championships with a 53.70, bettering the previous mark set by Stacy Potter in 1994 ... became the first UA swimmer under 54 seconds in the 100 backstroke with her school-record breaking mark ... ranks third all-time at Alabama in the 200 backstroke after posting a career-best 1:57.85 at the SEC Championships ... ranks tenth all-time in the 100 butterfly at Alabama after swimming a 54.96 at the SEC Championships ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... carries a 3.37 cumulative GPA into her sophomore year.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Jay Chagnon at Hebron High School and under Dan McDonough for Frisco Aquatics ... named both Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Swimmer of the Year in 2010 ... All-State 100m butterfly team member in 2012 and 2013 ... All-State in the 100m backstroke in 2011, 2012, and 2013 ... 2012 All-American in the 100m backstroke ... team captain in 2011, 2012, and 2013 ... 2012 state champion in the 100m backstroke ... member of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society ... Senior Class Treasurer ... four-time Junior National qualifier ... Nationals qualifier in the winter of 2012 ... 2012-2013 season team captain ... winner of the Coach Choice Award in 2011 and 2012.

Personal Information:
Full name: Caroline Joyce Korst ... daughter of Chris and Clare Korst ... brother, Andrew ... sister, Genevieve ... marketing major ... born April 7, 1995.

Top Times:
100 backstroke 53.70
200 backstroke 1:57.85
100 butterfly 54.96