In addition to being the last meet of the regular season, the competition will also be Alabama's Power of Pink meet to help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer and the Tide will honor it seniors with a pre-meet ceremony
This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.
Alabama Highlights: 2016 - Senior: Scored at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 400 individual medley, taking fourth … also competed in the 200 medley relay and 1,000 freestyle against Georgia Tech … scored at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 400-meter individual medley, taking fourth … also competed in the 1,500m freestyle, 200m breaststroke and 200m individual medley against Tennessee … finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 400 individual medley, taking sixth, and 1,650 freestyle, taking tenth … scored in the 200 breaststroke at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, taking 16th … also competed in the 200 and 500 freestyle at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … competed at South Carolina in the 1,000 freestyle, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley … scored at the home meet against Auburn in the 1,000 freestyle, taking fifth … also competed in the 400 individual medley against Auburn … scored in the 1,000 freestyle at the opening meet at Delta State, taking third … also competed in the 500 freestyle at Delta State.
2015 - Junior: Scored at the SEC Championships in the 1,650 freestyle, taking 21st … also competed in the 500 freestyle and 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships.
2014 - Sophomore: Scored in the 1,650 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking 12th place while turning in a time of 15:13.77, Alabama’s top time of the season … scored in the 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships, taking 22nd with a career-best time of 3:53.50 which ranks seventh all-time at Alabama … competed in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships and posted a career-best time of 4:26.89 … earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 - Freshman: Competed in 500 and 1,650 freestyle and the 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Ted Sallade at Poseidon Swimming ... 2012 VSIS State 500 freestyle champion ... Benedictine team captain as a junior and senior ... set Benedictine school records in the 200 and 500 freestyles, 100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley and as part of the 200 and 400 freestyle relays and the 200 medley relay ... first-team All-State and part of the All-Metro team ... USA Swimming Scholastic All American ... 2012 Virginia state champion in the 800m and 1,500m freestyles ... earned Poseidon's Distance Honors and Most Outstanding Swimmer award in 2012 ... three-time NCSA Junior National Championships qualifier ... also qualified for the USA Junior National Championships ... earned the rank of Cadet Captain in the Cadet Corps (Army JROTC) at Benedictine ... earned a place on the honor roll every semester at Benedictine ... National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Full name: Travis Edward Kerner ... son of Carla and Tom Kerner ... sisters, Alicia Sill and Casey Long ... biology major on pre-dental track ... born February 15, 1994.