Caroline Lee
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Caroline Lee

Back, Fly

Year Junior
Height 5-7
Hometown Leesburg, Va.
Last School Heritage
Club Team Snow Swimming
Caroline Lee

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

 

2017-18 (Sophomore): One of Tech’s top performers in both the 100 and 200 back events all season long … Also competed in the 50 free and 100 IM, and was part of the Jacket relays … Posted seven NCAA B qualifying times on the season … Recorded new career-best marks in the 50 free (23.80), 100 back (54.49), 200 back (1:56.42) and the 100 IM (1:01.71) … Set the new school record in the 200 back with a time of 1:56.42 at the 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational … Also had the second-best time of the year for the Jackets in the 100 back (54.49), which ranks third all-time in Tech history … Turned in the eighth-fastest time for Tech in the 50 free (23.80) … Swam the first leg of Tech’s fastest 400 medley relay time (3:37.95) on the season … Was also the first leg of the Jackets’ second-best 200 medley relay (1:41.27) time on the year … Totaled 14 top-five finishes on the season highlighted by a first-place finish in the 100 back (56.10) in the dual meet at home versus Emory … Turned in a runner-up finish in the 200 back (2:01.90) in the season-opening dual meet against Pittsburgh … Placed third overall in the 200 back at Delta State (2:05.98), at nationally ranked Georgia (1:59.45) and at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a finals time of 1:56.42 … Also registered a third-place finish in the 100 back (57.89) at SCAD … Touched the wall in fourth-place in the 100 back versus Pittsburgh (56.86), against Delta State (57.75), at Georgia (55.63) and in the dual meet at South Carolina (56.99) … Finished fourth in the 200 back at SCAD (2:07.90) and at Northwestern (2:04.28) … Posted a pair of top-five finishes in the dual meet at Notre Dame, placing fourth in the 200 back (2:04.87) and fifth in the 100 back (57.39) … Also finished sixth in the 100 back (58.03) at Northwestern and seventh in the 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a finals time of 54.49 … Finished seventh in the 200 back (2:08.01) at South Carolina and in the 100 IM (1:01.71) versus Emory on Senior Day … Registered a 20th-place finish in the 200 back at the 2018 ACC Championships with a finals time of 1:56.51 … Also placed 29th overall in the 100 back (54.49) at the conference championship meet … Recognized as a 2017-18 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

2016-17 (Freshman): Added depth for the Jackets in the 100 and 200 back events … Turned in career-best times in the 50 free (24.41), 100 back (55.68) and 200 back (1:57.38) on the year … Posted the fastest time on the season for the Jackets in the 200 back (1:57.38) … Also recorded the third-fastest time for Tech on the year in the 100 back (55.68) … Totaled 10 top-10 finishes on the season … Finished fifth in the 150 back (1:33.84) and sixth in the 50 back (27.69) in the season-opening meet versus Georgia Southern … Also finished fifth in the 100 back versus Notre Dame (58.08) and against Georgia (57.99) … Placed fifth overall in the 200 back versus Cincinnati and FAU (2:08.26) and sixth versus SCAD and Florida State (2:06.59) … Finished 13th overall in the 200 back (1:59.82) and 17th in the 100 back (55.68) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Recorded a 19th-place finish for the Jackets in the 200 back (1:57.38) at the 2017 ACC Championships.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years at Heritage High School for Coach Schieffer … Helped guide her high school team to the regional championship title in 2015-16 … Also led her team to back-to-back district championships in 2014-15 and 2015-16 … Named to the All-Met second team in both 2014-15 and 2015-16 … Was also named to the All Loudoun first team in both years … Was the MVP for the Snow Swimming club team in both 2014-15 and 2015-16 … Holds the 100 back record with a time of 55.3 at Heritage High School … Also holds the Snow Swimming club records in the 100 back (55.2), 200 back (2:02.1) and the 50 back (26.1) … A member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Full name is Caroline Rebecca Lee … Born June 18, 1997 … Daughter of Michael and Jennifer Lee … Has three siblings — Katie, Abby and Jack … Also lived in South Bethany Beach, Del. … Enjoys reading, hiking and cooking … Lists one of her most memorable athletic accomplishments as making the nationals when she was 14 years old … Chose Tech because it is a great school, the athletic facilities and the team … Began swimming in the summer league at the age of nine … Intends to major in business administration.

 

Lee’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
50 free23.802018 ACC Championships
100 Back54.492018 ACC Championships
200 Back1:56.422017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 IM1:01.71vs. Emory (1/27/18)