Carly Straight

Position Free
Class Senior
Hometown Fort Worth, Texas
High School Keller Central HS
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Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
23.27 50 Y Free 11/16/2018 Kansas Classic
50.33 100 Y Free 02/22/2017 2017 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship
1:49.15 200 Y Free 02/22/2017 2017 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship

2018-19 (Junior)

All-Big 12 Second Team member … Finished as the runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle event at the Kansas Classic (11/16) … Placed inside the top-three in the 100-yard freestyle three times … Swam to a personal-best time of 23.16 in the 50-yard freestyle at the Big 12 Championship (2/28) which clocked in as the fastest Jayhawk time in the event for the year … Finished with the second-fastest time in the 100-yard freestyle (50.49) on the team at the Kansas Classic (11/18).

2017-18 (Sophomore)

Academic All-Big 12 First Team … 2017 Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls … 2018 Spring Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls … Gained season-best times in both the 50-yard (23.33) and 100-yard (50.73) freestyle events at the Big 12 Championship (2/23) … Participated in the fourth-place conference finishing the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:23.13), putting down the team’s season-top time … Recorded a season-best time at the Kansas Classic (11/17-19) in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.51), and a lifetime best in the 500-yard freestyle preliminary event (5:04.95) … Participated in the 400-yard (3:25.62) and 200-yard (1:33.47) freestyle relays, landing second-place finishes … Won the 100-yard freestyle (52.77) against Nebraska (11/4).

2016-17 (Freshman)

Earned Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors … Recorded lifetime swims in all of her individual events while earning All-Big 12 Second Team honors at the Big 12 Championship (2/22-25) … Claimed three top-11 finishes at the conference meet, placing fifth in the 100-yard freestyle (50.33), ninth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.15) and tying for 11th in the 50-yard freestyle (23.29) … Her 100-yard freestyle at the Big 12 meet placed her in KU’s all-time top-five … Contributed on several relay teams at the conference meet, helping secure three second-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.03), 400-yard medley relay (3:39.66) and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:14.81), a tie for second in the 400-freestyle relay (3:21.90) and third place in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:31.54) … Victorious twice in a dual against Iowa State (2/3-4) in the 50-yard (24.11) and 100-yard (53.13) freestyle … Won the 100-yard freestyle against Arkansas (1/28) … A member of four winning 400-yard freestyle relay teams, taking part in times of 3:23.60 at the Kansas Classic (11/22-25), 3:31.65 at the San Diego Shootout (1/7), 3:30.25 against Iowa State and 3:28.23 against Arkansas … Placed second in the 200-meter short course freestyle at William Jewell (1/19) while setting a lifetime record in the event … Contributed to a Mabee Center record 1:46.14 in the 200-meter short course at William Jewell.

High School

Four-time finalist at the Texas 6A state championship… Picked up a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 50- and 100-yard freestyles at the state meet… Finished first in the 50 and 100 free at the Region 2 Championships… Winter junior national qualifier… A member of the Mid-Cities Arlington swimming club.

Personal

Born Carly Straight in Wichita, Kansas… Daughter of Todd and Connie straight… Has three siblings: Chase, Madison, and Emily… Older sister Madison also swims for Kansas… Major is undeclared.