Kelsey Higginson Athlete Profile

Kelsey Higginson

Kelsey Higginson
Position: Breaststroke Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Casper, WY Last School: Kelly Walsh High School

Personal

  • Parents are Steve and Karen
  • Has one sister and two brothers
  • Principals honor roll from 2003-07
  • 2007 Principals Award
  • Performed in two school musicals
  • Performed three years of school audition choirs
  • National Honor Society
  • State and national Skills U.S.A. in 2007
  • JETS team state champion in 2007
  • Played JV soccer in high school
  • Exercise and wellness major

Before BYU

  • Lettered Varsity 2003-06
  • Co-team captain 2005-06
  • All-Conference performer from 2003-05
  • All-State performer from 2003-06
  • State 200 medley relay champion in 2003 and 2004
  • State 200 free relay champion in 2006
  • State 100 breast champion in 2006
  • Holds the school record in the 50 free (24.62) and the 100 breast (1:08.64)


2008-2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in eight of nine dual meets on the season for the Cougars
  • Named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for her performance in the 100 breast at MWC Championships
  • Finished 13th in the 200 breaststroke at MWCC with a time of 2:22.68, a personal best
  • Finished eighth in the 100 breast with a preliminary time of 1:03.34 and a final time of 1:04.54 at MWCC
  • Finished first in the 100 breast at the Blue and White Meet to kickoff the season with a time of 1:08.76
  • Ranked second for BYU in both the 100 breast and 200 breast for her times achieved at MWCC
  • Ranked fourth for BYU in the 50 free this season with a time of 23.90, achieved at the MWCC

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in ten meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked fourth in the 200 breast for BYU with a time of 2:22.07
  • Named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for 100-yard breaststroke
  • Named to the swimming and diving all-conference team for her performance in the 100 breaststroke
  • Received the MWC Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC scholar athletes award

2010-2011 | Junior Year

  • Competed in nine dual meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked third for the Cougars in the 50 free and fifth in the 200 breast
  • Achieved a season high of 23.68 in the 50 free and 2:20.01 in the 200 breast
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC Scholar-Athlete award