Women's Swimming

Kathryn Babbin -

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hudson, Ohio

High School:
Western Reserve Academy

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance Free

Birthdate:
09/14/1994

Kathryn  Babbin

01/10/2015

Swimming hosts senior day; Falls to Ark 152-103

Vanderbilt Swimming capped off its final home meet by honoring its senior class who own a combined 11 established records.

02/22/2014

Vandy finishes the 2014 SEC Championships with 15 school records

The Commodores set the 200-yard breaststroke and 400-yard freestyle relay school records on Saturday

02/20/2014

Moran sets 100 fly record on day three of SEC's

Moran finished just .7 seconds off the C final

02/19/2014

Babbin's 500 free highlights four records on day two of SEC's

Vandy has now set school records in all six events this week

02/01/2014

Swim falls in regular season finale to Arkansas, Kansas

Arkansas def. Vandy 203-85; Kansas def. Vandy 163-130

Honors
• 2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
2014-15 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15 (Sophomore): Recorded two of the fastest times of the year for the Commodores as a sophomore… Swam a team record 10:20.73 in the 1000-yard freestyle verses SEC opponent Arkansas on January 10th… For the second year in a row Babbin set the team record in the 1650 free at the SEC Championship (17:03.86)… Secured four top-three finishes for the ‘Dores in the 1000 free… 2nd place finish in the 1650, swimming in at a time of 17:34.49 against SDSU and UALR… Finished fourth against South Carolina, Queens and Wingate in the 1000 freestyle (17:27.26)… 2nd place in the 1650-yard free against SDSU and UALR (17:34.49)… Earned 4th place in the 1000 free (10:31.37) and 500 free (5:06.94) against Auburn and Notre Dame… swam to a 4th place finish in the 500 free (5:10.73) and 6th place finish in the 200 free (1:57.53) against Marshall and Xavier… Placed 3rd against Tulane and WKU in the 1000 free (10:27.73)...

2013-14 (Freshman):
Broke a 24 year old school record with a time of 4:55.51 in the 500-yard freestyle at the SEC Championships ... Posted a 25-second personal record in the 1650-yard freestyle (16.56.69) at the SEC Championships ... Placed third in the 1000-yard freestyle versus Auburn with a time of 10:46.39 ... Had three top three finishes against Texas A&M; 1000 yard freestyle (10:36.46), 500-yard freestyle (5.16.89) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3.47.86) ... Finished third in the 1000-yard freestyle against Liberty (10.34.87) ... Finished second in the 1000-yard freestyle versus Liberty (10:34.98) ... Had the top time in the 200-yard freestyle time trial in the Georgia Tech Invitational (1:54.81) ... Had a runner-up finish in the 1000-yard freestyle in the Liberty/West Florida meet (10:34.87) ... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle against Arkansas Little-Rock (1:57.32) ... Placed third in the 1000-yard freestyle versus Arkansas/Kansas (10:30.18) ...

High School/Club: Swam for Western Reserve Academy under head coach Michael Bonomo ... Named USA Swimming Scholastic All-Americans three times ... 2013 Academic All-American ... Swam for club team Lake Erie Silver Dolphins under coach Jerry Holtrey ... Three-time open water national qualifier (finished 21st in 2013) ... Three-time most improved for Silver Dolphins ... Holds school records in the 200 free, 500 free, 100 fly and 400 free relay.

Personal:Kathryn Babbin .... Born September 14, 1994 ... Daughter of Kimberly and Mike ... Sister of Caroline and Jessica ...Nickname: Babbs... Started swimming at the age of eight ... Lists Volleyball as her favorite sport other than swimming ... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development while at Vanderbilt.

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