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|50 Free||21.98||3/19/15||NCAA Championships|
|100 Free||48.69||3/21/15||Big Ten Championships|
|200 Free||1:49.37||2/15/12||ACC Championships|
|100 Fly||53.05||12/6/14||Georgia Fall Invite|
2014-15 (Senior Year)
Earned All-America honors three times at the NCAA Championships, including a first-team honor as a part of the 800 freestyle relay team … Earned honorable mention All-America honors for placing ninth in the 50 freestyle in 22.07 seconds … Swam a school-record 21.98 in the 50 free NCAA preliminaries to become the first Nittany Lion to break 22 seconds in the event … Member of honorable mention All-America 200 free relay team that placed 12th in a school record 1:28.30 … Also competed in the 100 freestyle finishing 21st in a personal-best 48.69 … Named second team All-Big Ten … Member of 200 free relay team that placed second at Big Ten Championships (2/18-21) in a then-school record time of 1:28.50 … Touched fourth in the 50 free in 22.34, ninth in the 100 butterfly in 53.53 and 11th in the 100 free in 49.17 … Also a member of top-five efforts in the 200 medley and 400 free relays … Along with Nate Savoy on the men’s side, named the L.D. MacNeill and Elizabeth McCoy Outstanding Swimmers on the team for the season … Swam below the NCAA ‘B’ cut standard in the 50 free eight times, in the 100 free five times and in the 100 fly four times … Career best 100 fly effort of 53.05 came at the Georgia Fall Invitational (12/5-7) … Earned six event wins in the 50 free: Georgia Tech dual (23.50, 10/3), Virginia Tech Challenge (23.37, 10/18), Michigan/Virginia tri-meet (23.31, 11/7-8), Georgia Fall Invitational (22.50. 12/5-7), Navy dual (23.28, 1/24) and Princeton NCAA Qualifier (3/1, 22.39) … Took gold in the 100 butterfly in 55.98 at the West Virginia dual (10/23) … Member of a pair of pool record relay efforts in the 400 free (3:20.44, 11/8) and 200 medley (1:41.48) … Team co-captain.
2013-14 (Junior Year)
Earned All-America honors twice at the NCAA Championships ... Named Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-America ... Helped the 400 freestyle relay squad clock in at 3:16.41 to finish 16th at the NCAA Championships (3/22) ... Received her second All-America accolade as a member of the 200 medley relay at NCAAs (3/21), posting a mark of 1:38.17 for another 16th-place finish ... Second on the team in the 50 free and 100 free ... Topped the field in the 50 free at the NCAA Last Chance meet (3/2) with a time of 22.73 ... Member of the NCAA "A" qualifying team in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:16.33) and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:29.51) at the Big Ten Championships (2/20-22) ... Helped the 200-yard and 400-yard medley relay teams to school record and NCAA "A" qualifying times 1:37.61 and 3:33.27, respectively, at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted a personal best time of 53.73 in the 100-yard butterfly at the conference finals ... Came out on top of the field in the 50 free at the St. Bonaventure/Towson tri-meet (2/1), touching the wall in 23.49 ... Took gold in the 50 free and the 100 fly at the Navy Dual (1/25) with times of 23.40 and 55.40, respectively ... Won the 50 freestyle event at both the Virginia/Texas tri-meet (11/9) and the West Virginia Dual (10/18).
2012-13 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in eight of the team's meets and qualified for the NCAA Championships ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Championships as a member of the 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay teams ... Also competed in the 400 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships ... Swam the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly and was a member of the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams at the Big Ten Championships (2/20-21) ... Member of the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams that set school records of 1:28.96 and 1:37.97, respectively, at the Big Ten Championships ... Second on the team in the 50 free ... Third on the squad in the 100 free and 100 butterfly ... Registered a career-best time of 22.53 in the 50 free at the Big Ten Championships, placing ninth ... Turned in the fastest 100 freestyle time of her career (49.24) at the Big Ten Championships, earning an eighth place finish ... Touched the wall in a career-best 53.84 in the 100 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted the top time in the 50 free in a dual meet with Towson (2/2), touching the wall in 23.17 ... Took home gold in the 50 free versus Navy (1/26) with a time of 23.69.
2011-12 (at Maryland)
Swam at Maryland during her freshman season ... Earned honorable mention All-American in the 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Swam 23.09 in the 50 freestyle, 54.79 in the 100 butterfly and 50.50 in 100 freestyle at the NCAA Championships ... Touched the wall ninth in 22.83 in the 50 freestyle at the ACC Championships ... Also swam the 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 medley relay and 200 yard medley relay at the ACC Championships ... ACC All-Academic ... Ranked second on the team in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle. High School
Competed at Peddie School ... New Jersey State record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 free...Also holds the state record in the 100 fly and 100 back. Personal
Full name is Carolyn Fittin ... Born on January 22, 1993 ... Parents are Clare and Peter Fittin ... Has one sister, Annie, and a brother, Peter ... Sister, Annie, was an All-American swimmer at the University of Maryland ... Brother, Peter, was swam for the Penn State men's swimming and diving team.
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