Caroline Korst
Caroline  Korst

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Hebron

Height:
5-8

Event:
Backstroke/Butterfly

Experience:
2L



04/26/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Celebrates Another Record-Smashing Season

The Crimson Tide replaced 18 marks on its record board on the deck of the Alabama Aquatic Center Tuesday afternoon

04/22/2016

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

The Tide's total includes 22 men's swimmers and divers, 18 women's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, four women's basketball players and three men's basketball players

03/22/2016

Alabama Women’s Swimmers Earn All-America Honors Following Top-30 NCAA Team Finish

Five Crimson Tide swimmers earned All-America honors during the 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships held in Atlanta, Ga. last week

03/18/2016

Alabama Duo Scores on Day Three of NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Junior Bridget Blood and sophomore Mia Nonnenberg both earn individual points for the Crimson Tide on the national championships third day

03/17/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Scores at NCAA Women's Championship with School-Record Relay

The Crimson Tide broke the school record in the 400 medley relay on the way to scoring the first team points at this year's championships

Alabama Highlights:
2016 – Junior:
Swam backstroke on the 400 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships that broke the school all-time record with a 3:33.02 combined time as well as earned honorable mention All-America honors … also competed as part of the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships … set the school record in the 100 backstroke at the Bulldog Invitational, posting a career-best time of 53.25 … finaled in the 200 medley and 100 backstroke at the Bulldog Invitational, taking top honors in both … finaled at the SEC Championships as part of the 200 medley, taking seventh … scored in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships, taking 18th and 16th, respectively … also competed in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships … scored at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 200 medley relay … also competed in the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 200 freestyle relay against Georgia Tech … competed at the home meet against Tennessee in the 100-meter backstroke, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 200m backstroke and 100m butterfly … finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 100 backstroke, taking third … scored in the 100 butterfly, taking 11th  at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … also competed in the 200 freestyle relay, 50 freestyle, 400 and 200 medley relays, and 200 backstroke at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … scored at South Carolina in the 400 medley relay, taking fifth … also competed in the 100 and 200 backstroke at South Carolina … competed at the home meet against Auburn in the 200 medley relay, 200 backstroke and 100 backstroke … scored at the opening meet at Delta State University in the 400 medley relay and 100 backstroke, taking fourth and fifth, respectively … also competed in the 200 backstroke at Delta State.

2015 – Sophomore:
Posted career-best times in the 100 backstroke (53.41) and 100 butterfly (54.94) at the SEC Championships … scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 11th … competed in the 200 backstroke and the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships … also took eighth as part of the 200 medley relay, and 10th as part of the 400 medley relay at the SEC Championships … ranked second all-time at Alabama in the 100 backstroke … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … earned Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the spring semester.

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.

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 53.25 SR
200 backstroke 1:57.85
100 butterfly 54.94

     
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