Chelsea Nauta
blank Chelsea Nauta
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Tampa Prep

Event:
Free/Back/Fly

2010-2011:
• Placed sixth in the 1,650 freestyle, 10th in the 500 freestyle and 14th in the 200 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Finished sixth in the 200 and the 500 freestyle and ninth in the 200 butterfly as Georgia won the SEC Championship.
• Also at the SECs, helped the victorious 800 freestyle relay set the American record.
• Chosen as a recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
• Named Georgia's recipient of the SEC Boyd McWhorter Postgraduate Scholarship.
• Named to the 2011 Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the 2010-11 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Named First-Team All-SEC.
• Inducted into the inaugural UGA Student-Athlete Leadership Academy based on academic and athletic success, leadership, campus and community service involvement, and recommendations of head coaches and academic counselors.
• Named to the United States' team for the 2011 World University Games.
• Chosen as the recipient of the 2010-2011 Jack Bauerle Women's Swimming and Diving Scholarship.
2009-2010:
• Swam the third leg of the victorious 800 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships.
• Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle and 10th in the 200 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Swam the third leg of the fourth-place 400 freestyle relay.
• Competed in the 1,650 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Named First-Team All-Southeastern Conference after finishing second in the 1,650 freestyle, third in the 500 freestyle, and fourth in the 200 freestyle and swimming on the victorious 400 and 800 freestyle relays at the SEC Championships.
• Named to the Fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2008-2009:
• Finished fifth in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle races and was a part of the second-place 800 freestyle relay, the fourth-place 400 freestyle relay and the eighth-place 200 freestyle relay at the NCAAs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after finishing second with the 800 freestyle relay and in the 500 freestyle at the SECs.
• Took fourth in the 200 freestyle and sixth in the 200 backstroke at the SECs.
• Named to the Fall Semester Athletic Director Honor Roll.
• Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2007-2008:
• Finished sixth in the 500 freestyle and ninth in the 200 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after placing third in the 200 freestyle, seventh in the 1,650 freestyle and ninth in the 500 freestyle at the SECs.
• Named the SEC Female Freshman Swimmer of the Week after helping Georgia defeat Florida at Gabrielsen Natatorium.
• Chosen as a CSCAA Academic All-American, helping Georgia earn the CSCAA Academic All-American Team Award.
High School:
• Graduated from Tampa Prep High School.
• Trained at Tampa Prep under Coach Rich Rogers.
• Was a seven-time prep state champion.
• Was the three-time FHSAA Swimmer of the Year.
• Was a member of the 400 and 800 freestyle relays that won bronze at the Junior Pan Pacs.
• Was the captain of the 2005 National Junior Team.
• Set records in the USA Junior Championship meet in the 200 and 400 freestyle.
• Swam at Spring Nationals, finishing seventh in the 100 freestyle and 10th in the 200 freestyle.

International:
• Swam the second leg of the 4X200 freestyle relay that won gold and beat the world record at the 2011 World University Games.
Personal:
• Born Oct. 14, 1988.
• Daughter of Steve and Andrea Nauta.
• Majoring in Biology, Pre-med.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
200 Freestyle 1:44.00 09 NCAA Championships
500 Freestyle 4:35.86 08 UGA Fall Invitational
1,650 Freestyle 15:55.37 09 NCAA Championships

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