SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Earned all-conference recognition in three individual events at the 2014 Mountain West Championships ... Those three events included the 400 individual medley (4:19.63 - seventh), 1650 freestyle (16:41.48 - fifth) and 200 butterfly (1:59.93 - eighth) ... Her time in the 200 fly established a new SDSU record ... Her mark in the 400 IM ranked fifth all-time for an SDSU swimmer while her time in the 1650 free ranks fourth at SDSU ... In addition, her split time for the 1000 free during the 1650 free went into the SDSU record book as the fifth-fastest ever for the 1000 freestyle ... At the Arena Invitational she recorded the eight-best all-time SDSU mark in the 500 free (4:55.83) ... During the season turned in three first-place, seven second-place and four third-place finishes in individual events ... Her three wins came in the 500, 100 and 1650 freestyle ... Had four second-place results in the 200 butterfly and three in the 400 individual medley ... Member of the 2014 Mountain West All-Academic Team.
Competed as a swimmer at the Cary High School in Cary, N.C. ... Coached there by Seth Barry ... Held the state record in the 200 LC butterfly for four years ... Team finished first in the state in 2012 ... Also competed as a member of the varsity golf team in 2012 ... Was a North Carolina Scholar Graduate with Honors ... A Scholastic All-American.
competed as a member of the Raleigh-Wolfpack Aquatics Club primarily as a distance freestyle specialist ... Turned in her personal-best times in the 500 free (4:55.74) and the 1000 free (10:01.43) at the NCSA Junior National Championships in March 2013 ... Also has a top time of 16:41.89 in the 1,650 freestyle, a mark she set as winner of the event at the 2013 North Carolina Senior Championships in February ... Finished second in the 1,000 free at that same meet with a time of 10:10.59.
Caroline Mitchell was born Oct. 18, 1994, in Virginia ... Daughter of Sidney and Renee Mitchell ... Older sister, Victoria, is a swimmer at the University of South Carolina ... Caroline was also recruited by Nebraska and West Virginia out of high school ... Majoring in nutrition at San Diego State with career plans in that field.