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Kacie  Van Buskirk
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Kacie Van Buskirk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Lyon, Mich.

High School:
South Lyon H.S.

Height:
5-7

Position:
Freestyle


Top Times:

• 50 Freestyle: 25.20 (Utah, 1/18/13)

• 100 Freestyle: 53.75 (Hawkeye Invitational, 12/02/11)

• 200 Freestyle: 1:52.30 (SBC Championships, 02/22/12)

• 500 Freestyle: 4:57.84 (SBC Championships, 02/22/12)

• 1000 Freestyle: 10:42.70 (Utah, 1/18/13)

• 200 Butterfly: 2:11.45 (Hawkeye Invitational, 11/30/12)

• 400 IM: 4:42.50 (UCSB, 10/28/11)

2012-13:

• Registered third place finishes in the 500 freestyle and the 1000 freestyle at Utah (1/18/13)

• Finished third in both the 100 freestyle and the 200 freestyle against Idaho (11/3/12)

• Placed fourth both the 200 freestyle and the 1000 freestyle against Colorado State (10/20/12)

2011-12:

• Finished eighth in the 500 Freestyle at the SBC Championships (02/22/12), helping the Pioneers to a conference title

• Placed 11th in the 1650 Freestyle and 13th in the 200 Freestyle at the SBC meet

• Scored a third-place finish in the 500 Freestyle at Colorado State (10/22/11)

• Named to the SBC Academic Honor Roll

Before Denver:

• Swam for ten years, including four years for South Lyon East High School

• Named a 2010 Academic All-American

• 2010 Most Valuable Swimmer for South Lyon East High School

• 2010 All-State Honoree in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, and the 400 freestyle relay

• Part of the state championship record breaking 200 freestyle relay

• Record holder for the 200 freestyle at the Oakland County Meet

• 2010 Junior National Qualifier

• 2010 Michigan state champion in the 400 freestyle

• 2009 state champion in the 500 freestyle

• South Lyon East High School record holder in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 100 backstroke, 200 freestyle relay, and the 400 freestyle relay

Personal:

• Born March 31, 1993 in South Lyon, Mich.

• Daughter of Kenneth and Julie Van Buskirk

• Has one sister, Riley (12), and one brother, Kenneth (21)

• Chose DU because of its strong academics, size, and swimming and diving program

• Enjoys swimming, spending time with friends and family, and running

• Environmental sciences major

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