Women's team earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honors while 13 swimmers and divers earn Honorable Mention Scholar All-America accolades
Alabama Highlights: 2013 - Junior: Earned top honors in the 100 backstroke against Delta State and at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... posted a career-best time in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, leading off the Tide's 400 medley relay with a 54.91, which ranks her sixth all-time at Alabama ... competed in the 50 freestyle as well as the 100 and 200 backstrokes at the SEC Championships ... posted a career-best time of 23.67 in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... carries a 3.76 GPA for her career ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America recognition.
2012 - Sophomore: Scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... competed in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... led off the school record setting 200 medley relay at the SEC Championships ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American ... named to the President's List (4.0 grade point average) for the spring semester ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the fall semester.
Collegiate Highlights: 2011 - Freshman: Joined the Crimson Tide after spending the 2010-11 academic year at Clemson, which dropped its varsity program.
Prep Highlights: Coached by Scott Zacarda and Mike Gobrecht at Northern York Aquatic Club & West Shore YMCA ... USA Senior National Championship qualifier ... All-American ... six-time All-State honoree ... led West Shore YMCA to the 2008 YMCA national championship ... member of three YMCA national record-setting relays ... 2010 graduate of Trinity High School ... jazz band ... Key Club ... National Honor Society ... earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honors as a senior.
Personal Information: Full name: Stephanie Rae Kinsey ... daughter of Kimberly and Forrest Kinsey ... brother, Alex ... nursing major ... born May 29, 1991.