The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America honored those that earned a 3.5 or better grade point average and either participated in the NCAA Championships or earned a “B” time standard
Junior Bridget Blood and sophomore Mia Nonnenberg both earn individual points for the Crimson Tide on the national championships third day
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