SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Earned All-Mountain West honors in the 50 freestyle at the conference championships, finishing fourth in the final with a time of 22.70 ... That time was the third-fastest in program history ... Member of the winning 200 (1:28.65) and 400 (3:16.60) freestyle relay teams at the league meet and was named all-conference in both of those events ... Both relays set new school records ... Became an honorable mention All-American at the NCAA Championships by finishing sixth in the consolation final of the 200 freestyle relay ... Was also a member of the 400 free relay team at the NCAA meet that finished 24th in a time of 3:18.64 ... Finished the season with totals of five first-place, five second-place and two third-place finishes in dual meet and invitational competition ... Accounted for 130 points over the course of the season in individual events.
San Diego State 2012-13
Earned all-Mountain West accolades in the 50 freestyle along with the 200 and 400 freestyle relays plus the 200 medley relay ... Was one of seven Aztecs to compete at the NCAA Championships where she set a school record in the 100 freestyle 49.70 ... That record came as the leadoff leg of the 400 freestyle relay ... Her 400 free relay team's time of 3:19.17 was second-best in school history ... Also turned in the second-fastest time in school history in the 50 freestyle with a 22.93 that came in the leadoff leg of the 200 free relay ... Recorded the second-best time ever for an Aztec in the 100 backstroke at the league meet with a mark of 54.77 ... Was a member of the 200 and 400 freestyle along with the 200 medley relay teams that set school records during the Mountain West Championships ... Times in those events included 1:31.15, 3:18.97 and 1:37.93 respectively ... In dual meet competition registers five first-place finishes along with three second and a pair of thirds to account for 114 points on the season.
San Diego State 2011-12
Had four first-place, three second and three third-place finishes in dual meet competition in her first season at SDSU ... Recorded the third-fastest time in school history in the 50 freestyle with a 23.21 at the Mountain West Championships ... also notched the program's second-best time ever in the 100 free (50.10) at the same meet ... Also went into the record book with the fourth-best mark all time in program history in the 100 backstroke (55.44) at the conference championships ... Was a member of a pair of relays teams that set school records including the 400 free relay (3:20.64) and the 200 medley relay (1:39.39) ... Was on three other relay teams that turned in times that ranks among the all-time top 10 at SDSU including a 200 free relay and two other 400 free relay quartets ... Earned all-Mountain West honors in the 100 backstroke at the league championship meet ... Also picked all-conference honors for her efforts in the 400 free and 200 medley relays.
A freestyle and backstroke specialist from Kentlake High School in Maple Valley, Wash. ... Was rated as the No. 3 prep swimmer in the state of Washington and 12th overall in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com ... Earned NISCA Girls High School All-America honors in the 100 free and 100 back ... Also a U.S. Nationals and Olympic trials qualifier ... Hold school records in the 50 and 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 individual medley and 200 medley relay ... Best times include 22.87 in the 50 free, 49.54 in the 100 free, 54.13 in the 100 back, 2:00.74 in the 200 back and 54.91 in the 100 butterfly ... also competed in basketball at Kentlake HS.
Competed for the King Aquatic Club where she was coached by Tommy Hannan and Sean Hutchison ... Was an Olympic Trails and Word Trials qualifier ... At age 16, was ranked 15th in the world for 18-and-under in the 100 backstroke
Chelsea Lee Bailey was born Oct. 8, 1992, in Black Diamond, Wash. ... Daughter of Scott and Kaye Bailey ... enjoys drawing and crafts along with going to the beach ... was also recruited out of high school by Indiana, Wisconsin and Arizona ... A social science major at SDSU with career plans as a life counselor.