Kansas Jayhawks
Chelsie Miller - Women's Swimming - Kansas Jayhawks

Chelsie Miller

Position IM/Breast/Fly
Class Senior
Height 5'4''
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School Jersey Village High School
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2015-16 (Senior)
Earned All-America First Team honors with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in the 400-yard individual medley, turning in a season-best time of 4:07.60… Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team… Competed in the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard individual medley at NCAAs, finishing in the top-50 in both events… Carved her sixth school record in the 500-yard freestyle at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 4:43.07, placing third in the event… Lowered her previous school record in the 200-yard butterfly with a second-place performance at the league meet (1:58.25)… Finished second in the 400-yard individual medley at Big 12s… Received All-Big 12 First Team honors for all three of the individual events she competed in at conference… A member of the 800-yard medley relay that placed second at Big 12s… Lowered her previous Robinson Natatorium pool record in the 400 IM against Denver/Missouri State with a swim of 4:18.37… Named CollegeSwimming.com’s Big 12 Swimmer of the week twice (10/28 and 11/24)… Voted by Big 12 coaches as the conference women’s Swimmer of the Week (11/5)… Assisted the 800-yard freestyle relay to a victory and meet record at the Big Challenge (7:17.90)… Honored as the Big Challenge MVP and a member of the meet’s All-Star Team… Turned in NCAA ‘B’ standards in the 500 free, 200 and 400 IMs and the 200 fly throughout the season… Held the top-team times in five different events… Tallied 13 individual victories during her senior campaign… Has earned four 2016 Olympic Trials cuts in the 200- and 400- meter individual medley’s, the 200-meter butterfly and the 800-yard freestyle.

2014-15 (Junior)
Named to the AD and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, fall 2014… Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (Fall 2014)… Lowered three of her own Kansas school records at the 2015 Big 12 Championships in the 200 and 400-yard individual medley and 200-yard butterfly… Closed out the season placing second in the 400-yard IM (4:05.67), 200-yard butterfly (1:58.53) and 1,650-yard freestyle (16:09.97) at the conference meet… A member of the 800-yard freestyle relay that placed third at the Big 12 Championships posting a time of 7:17.50… Represented Kansas at the NCAA Championship meet, finishing 13th in the 400-yard IM (4:08.77), 29th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:17.02) and 55th in the 200-yard IM (1:59.97)… Placed second at the 2014 USA Winter Nationals in the 400-yard IM (4:10.01)… Set a new Mabee Center pool record in the 200-meter butterfly with a time of 2:15.93 in a double-dual against William Jewell and Truman State (1/24)… A consistent scorer for KU, placing in the top three a total of 36 times in individual events during the 2014-15 season.
 
2013-14 (Sophomore)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Spring 2014)… Broke a total of five individual school records and was a member of a relay team record during the year for Kansas: 1,650-yard freestyle (16:09.00), 1,000-yard freestyle (9:49.14), 200-yard butterfly (1:58.58), 200-yard individual medley (1:58.98), 400-yard individual medley (4:07.97) and the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:11.99)… While at the 2014 Big 12 Championships, Miller became the first Jayhawk ever to clinch a Big 12 title for her performance in the 400-yard individual medley (4:07.97)… Placed in the top three in a total of four events at the conference championships: 1,650-yard freestyle, 200- and 400-yard individual medley and the 800-yard freestyle relay… Was a member of the record-breaking 800-yard freestyle relay (7:11.99) at the conference championships… Named Swimmer of the Meet for the 2014 Big 12 Championships… As the sole Jayhawk at the 2014 NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she became the first Jayhawk to clinch All-America status in four years for her performance in the 400-yard individual medley by swimming a time of 4:10.55 and placing 15th… Narrowly missed All-America status in the 1,650-yard freestyle when she placed 17th (16:09.00)… At the 2013 AT&T Winter Nationals, placed second overall in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:08.86… Named the Big 12 Conference Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 11 for these accomplishments… Held the top 2013-14 Kansas team time in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:49.14), 200-yard butterfly (1:58.58), 200-yard individual medley (1:58.98), 400-yard individual medley (4:07.97)… Was a consistent scorer for the Jayhawks, placing first a total of 15 times in individual events during the 2013-14 season… Placed in the top five in each event in which she competed at every dual or double dual throughout the season. 

2012-13 (Freshmen)
2013 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year… Big 12 Newcomer of the Meet at the 2013 Big 12 Championships… Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall 2012)… Grabbed two first-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (59.64) and the 200-yard IM (2:09.17) in a dual at Nebraska-Omaha (10/25)… Picked up first-place finishes in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:13.43) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.94) in a dual against Iowa State (2/8-9)… Closed out the season with three top-five finishes at the Big 12 Championships (2/27-3/2), setting season-best times in the 400-yard IM (4:15.01, second), the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:26.33, fourth) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:00.66, fourth).

High School 
Swam for coach Stuart Webb at Jersey Village High School in Houston, Texas… Helped her team to a district championship in 2010… Also lettered in water polo… Competed for Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club.

Personal
Born Chelsie Miller in Woodland, California… Daughter of Charlie and Cyndie… Has two siblings, Chase and Charli… Accounting major.