Kayla Moran
Kayla  Moran

Longwood, Fla.

High School:
Lyman HS






29 Dores named to Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

Basketball, bowling and swimming student-athletes honored


Commodores cap season at day five of SECs

‘Dores set two school records, numerous personal and season best times throughout the week


Commodores break school record at day four of SECs

Kara Lucenti now holds the school record in the 100 breaststroke, finished 13th in the 100 breaststroke final


‘Dores dive back in for day three of SECs

400 IM, 100 butterfly, and 200 freestyle highlighted the morning prelims


`Dores break school record on day two of SECs

Johanna Goldblatt now holds the school record after her swim in the 50 freestyle prelims


Commencement 2017

69 student-athletes take part in the 2017 commencement ceremonies.


Swimming Senior Day

The Vanderbilt swim team honors its six seniors prior to the meet against Arkansas and Houston.


Vandy swim vs LSU

Vandy swim home opener against LSU.


Swim vs. Marshall/North Florida. (1/30/16) Photos by Daniel Dubois

Swim vs. Marshall/North Florida. Senior Day honoring Hannah Martin. (1/30/16) Photos by Daniel Dubois


Swimming vs. Florida (10/8/15)

Vanderbilt swim team opened up its 25th season hosting the Florida Gators. Photos by Bosley Jarrett (10/8/15)

• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

• 2014-15 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Junior): Part of three relay teams that broke school records at the SEC Championships… Final leg in the 200 medley relay (1:40.61), second leg in the 400 freestyle relay (3:23.59), and opening leg in the 200 freestyle relay (1:32.38)… Set a personal record in the 50 freestyle (23.36) in the prelims at the SEC Championship… Earned a finals swim at the UGA Fall Invitational and swam a season-best 53.84 in the 100 butterfly final… Swam a season best time in the 200 butterfly (2:00.84) in the prelims at the UGA Fall Invitational… three 1st place finishes, 15 2nd place finishes, and seven 3rd place finishes for the ‘Dores… Picked up three 1st place finishes in the 100 freestyle (54.06), 100 medley relay (49.21), 25 freestyle (11.45), and 2nd in the 50 butterfly (25.67) against UALR… Started the season with three 2nd place finishes in the 400 medley relay (3:50.85), 200 butterfly (2:03.53), 200 freestyle relay (1:36.92), and 5th in the 100 freestyle (54.44) versus Florida… Runner-up finishes in the 200 medley relay (1:48.68), 500 freestyle (5:12.69), 400 freestyle relay (3:34.13), and 4th in the 50 freestyle against Campbell and NC A&T… Placed 2nd in the 400 medley relay (3:51.36), and 200 freestyle relay (1:37.19), 3rd in the 100 freestyle (53.82), 100 butterfly (57.02), and 200 medley relay (1:45.91) against Arkansas, Houston, and Clemson… Two second place finishes in the 100 butterfly (56.98), and 400 freestyle relay (3:33.74), along with two 3rd place finishes in the 50 freestyle (24.50), and 400 medley relay (3:52.17) versus SEC foe South Carolina… Finished second in the 400 freestyle relay (3:32.46) and the 50 freestyle (24.77) against Tulane… Placed 3rd in the 200 medley relay (1:48.02), and the 100 butterfly (58.34) versus Marshall and North Florida… Two second place finishes in the 100 butterfly (55.43) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:31.15) against San Diego State and Oregon State.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Helped set two Vanderbilt relay records in the 2014-15 season… At a time of 1:33.19 helped the ‘Dores set the 200 free relay record… Swam in the 400 free relay team which broke the Vanderbilt 400 free relay record (3:24.10)… Set three personal records in the 50 free (23.43), 100 free (51.68) and 100 fly (54.77)… Began her sophomore year finishing 6th in the 200-yard medley relay against UGA (1:50.09)… 4th place finish against the Bulldogs in the 200 butterfly (2:08.10)… Earned 1st in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:31.56) with Martin, Brown and Hunt… 3rd place finish in the 100 fly against Campbell, SDSU and UALR (56.25)… Placed third against Auburn and Notre Dame in the 400 free relay (3:31.52) with Hunt, Sapienza, and Faulkner… Helped VU to three first place finishes versus Marshall and Xavier in the 200 medley relay (1:46.56), 200 free relay (1:37.07) and100 fly (55.89)… Took a podium position once again versus the Herd and Xavier, placing 3rd in the 50 free (24.84)… Placed 2nd against UK in the 400 free relay (3:30.94) and 3rd in the 100 fly (56.59)… 2nd versus Arkansas in the 200 free relay… 3rd place finish against the Razorbacks in 200 medley relay (1:48.04).

2013-14 (Freshman): Broke six school records at the 2014 SEC Championships; 50-yard freestyle (23.48), 100-yard butterfly (54.62), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:33.59), 200-yard medley relay (1:42.07), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:25.16), 400-yard medley relay (3:40.65) ... Posted three, top- three finishes against Texas A&M; captured the top stop in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:36.13), finished second in the 100-yard butterfly (57.25), placed third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:04.86) ... Had a pair of first place finishes against Tulane, capturing the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.93) and 100-yard butterfly (56.79) ... Finished second in the 100-yard butterfly (57.02) against Liberty ... Had a tenth place finish in the 200-yard medley relay (1:42.07) in the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Posted a runner up finish in the 100-yard butterfly against Liberty/West Florida (57.24) ... Had a pair of top finishes against WKU/Cumberlands/Marshall; capturing the 100-yard butterfly (57.10) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.45) ... Had the top time in the 200-yard butterfly against Arkansas Little Rock (2:07.36) ... Captured the top spot in the 100-yard butterfly against Kansas/Arkansas (56.83).

High School/Club: Swam at Lyman High School under head coach Al Forbes ... Florida State champion in the 100 fly (2012) ... High School All-American ... Team MVP all four years ... First team All-Conference all four years ... 2012-13 Seminole County women's swimmer of the year ... Swam for the Patriot Aquatics club team under Clay Parnell ... Junior National qualifier in the 100 and 200 fly ... 200 fly club record holder ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Personal: Kayla Moran ... Born February 15, 1995 ... Daughter of Ed and Kathy ... Sister of Lauren ... Majoring in neuroscience at Vanderbilt ... Lists lacrosse as favorite non-swimming sport ... Favorites include Beyonce, chick flicks, shopping, going to the beach and mario kart.

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