Kelsey Dickson Athlete Profile

Kelsey Dickson

Kelsey Dickson
Positions: Freestyle, Butterfly Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Glendale, AZ Last School: Mountain Ridge High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kurt and Cathrine Dickson
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Father swam for BYU
  • Plays the piano
  • Top 15-percent of graduating class exercise science major

Before BYU

  • Broke the 200 and 500 free school records in 2007
  • Top 16 in the 5A Division I state meet all four years
  • At state in 2007 she placed 10th and 16th in the 500 free and 200 free, respectively
  • Finished in the top 16 at state for her club team in the 50 and 100 fly
  • Top times: 200 free (2:01.56), 500 free (5:24.47), 100 fly (1:01.30)


2008-2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in five dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied her best time of the season in the 200 free at the Utah State Senior Championships (1:57.21)
  • Went a 58.94 in the 100 fly at the USSC
  • Chalked up a 26.03 in the 50 free at the Nike Cup, a season-best
  • Swam a 56.29 in the 100 free at the Nike Cup, a season-best time

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in eight meets for the Cougars during the season
  • Earned a season-high 56.43 in the 100 free against Utah
  • Ranked fourth on the team in the 200 free with her time of 1:53.68 at the Utah State Senior Championships
  • Ranked fifth in the 500 free for the Cougars with a time of 5:04.15, achieved at the USSC
  • Ranked eighth and seventh, respectively, in the 100 fly (58.90) and 200 fly (2:21.83) on the team
  • Received the MWC Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC Scholar-Athlete award

2010-2011 | Junior Year

  • Competed in six dual meets for the Cougars
  • Accomplished season bests at Sectionals in Federal Way with her times in the 100 free (54.76), 200 free (1:55.63) and 500 free (5:07.91)
  • Ranked 48th in the conference for the 500 free
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC Scholar-Athlete award