Caroline Korst
Caroline  Korst

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Hebron

Height:
5-8

Position:
Backstroke/Butterfly

Experience:
1L



08/05/2015

Gkolomeev Posts Top-20 Finish at Worlds; 13 Headed to USA Championships

Kristian Gkolomeev takes 20th in the 100-meter freestyle at the World Championships while 13 Crimson Tide swimmers are slated to compete at the USA National Championships

07/01/2015

Swimming and Diving Earns 2015 CSCAA Scholastic Honors

The Crimson Tide men and women both posted team grade point averages over 3.0 while 21 swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2014-15 season

04/24/2015

66 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

The Tide's total includes 24 women's swimmers and divers, 19 men's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, six women's basketball players and four men's basketball players

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

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Freshman:
Scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 15th place ... broke 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, and becoming the first UA swimmer under 54 seconds ... 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 Clare and Chris 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

     
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