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Chelsea VanderWeele
Chelsea VanderWeele

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Northwood

Event:
Back/Free

Birthdate:
05/28/1994

Club:
Rockville Montgomery Swim Club


04/23/2014

School Record 65 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Nittany Lions with 149 Academic All-Conference Honorees So Far in 2013-14

01/17/2014

Lions Race Past Wildcats, 166-118

Penn State registers top marks in 14-of-16 events

12/06/2013

Lions Notch Four Top-Five Performances in Day Two of Texas Invitational

Three Lions post career-best marks

02/10/2013

Women's Swimming and Diving Close Out Ohio State Invitational

Vanderweele claims second title of weekend with career best time in 200 backstroke

02/09/2013

Women's Swimming and Diving Fares Well at Ohio State

Vanderweele claims second with career best time in 500 free

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
50 Free 25.60 1/26/13 Navy Dual
100 Free 54.54 11/10/12 Villanova Dual
200 Free 1:48.63 2/21/14 Big Ten Championships
500 Free 4:53.65 12/5/13 Texas Invitational
100 Back 57.45 12/6/13 Texas Invitational
200 Back 2:00.66 12/7/13 Texas Invitational
200 IM 2:07.15 12/5/13 Texas Invitational

2013-14 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in five meets as well as the Big Ten Championships ... Named an Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-American ... Recorded a personal-best time of 1:48.63 in the prelims of the Big Ten Championships (2/21) ... Set career-best marks in the 500 free (4:53.65), the 100 back (57.45), the 200 back (2:00.66) and the 200 IM (2:07.15) at the Texas Invitational (12/5-7).

2012-13 (Freshman Year)
Competed in all nine meets during the season ... Swam the 200 free, 500 free and 200 back at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted a personal-best time of 1:50.32 in the 200 free at the B1G Championships (2/21-23) ... Claimed first place in the 200 back and 500 free at the Ohio State Invite (2/9-10) with personal-best times of 2:00.77 and 4:58.36, respectively ... Also turned in personal-best times in the 100 back and 200 IM at the Ohio State Invite, touching the wall in 58.18 and 2:08.13, respectively.

Prep
Lettered all four years at Northwood High School for head coach Stephanie Vukovich ... Selected as team captain during her junior and senior seasons ... Named team MVP all four years for the Gladiators ... Was the school's first swimming state champion when she won the 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle at the 2012 Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association State Championships ... Also lettered twice in cross country ... Swam for the Rockville Montgomery Swim Club ... Was a junior national team member in 2012.

Personal
Full name is Chelsea Nicole Vanderweele ... Born in San Diego, Calif. on May 28, 1994 ... Daughter of David Vanderweele and Nancy Stuck ... Has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Ashley ... Father, David, and mother, Nancy, both swam at Gannon University.

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