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.