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Carly Sweeney

Carly Sweeney - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-9
Hometown Acworth, Ga.
Last School North Paulding HS
Year Senior
Event Back
Carly Sweeney - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

In Tech’s Record Books:
100 Back (5th), 55.32
200 Back (7th), 2:00.80
200 Medley Relay (3rd), 1:42.08
400 Medley Relay (6th), 3:44.82

2014-15 (Junior): Was strong at Georgia Tech Invitational, recorded all three of season-best times in meet — 50 free, 100 back, 200 back … Was Tech’s second-best finisher in 100 back at Invitational, clocking in at 56.26 to finish 18th overall … Also scored points at GT Invitational with 20th-place finish in 200 back (2:03.77) … Competed at ACC Championship in both 100 back, 200 back.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Was Georgia Tech’s fastest backstroker during season, setting both season-best times at ACC Championship … Placed 27th in 200 back with time of 2:01.52, was 29th in 100 back (55.50) … Teamed with Catherine Richards, Kate Brandus, Erika Staskevicius on 200 medley relay at ACC Championship that finished 10th (1:42.14) … 400 medley relay of Sweeney, Darelle Cowley, Kate Clark, Brandus also placed 10th (3:44.92).

2012-13 (Freshman): Scored points in three events at ACC Championship during rookie campaign … Finished 16th in 200 back, setting career-best time, moving to sixth on Tech’s all-time list with time of 2:00.80 … Was part of both 200 medley relay that finished seventh (1:42.08), 400 medley relay (3:45.29) that took eighth at ACCs — both relays set top-10 times in Tech history … Put down Jackets’ fastest 100 back time of 2012-13 season with 20th-place finish at ACCs in 55.32, moving to fourth on Tech’s all-time list … Won 100 back versus Emory in regular-season finale.

Before Tech: Swam for two years for coach Kate Woods at North Paulding High … Was at-large athlete representative for Georgia Swimming 2011-12 … A Junior Nationals qualifier … Named Georgia All-Star each year from 2007 to 2012, which is awarded by Georgia Swimming.

Personal: Full name is Carly Nicole Sweeney … Born February 19, 1994 in Atlanta … Daughter of David, Loidene Sweeney … Has brother David, sister Erin … Chose Tech because of great academics, swim team, athletic facilities, convenience of being close to friends, family… Intends to major in biology.

Sweeney’s Career Top Times (through 11/21/2015)
50 Free 24.27 2013 ACC Championship
1000 Free 11:24.50 at West Virginia (10/16/15)
50 Back 25.89 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Back 55.32 2013 ACC Championship
200 Back 2:00.08 2013 ACC Championship
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