Kristen Shickora
blank Kristen Shickora
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tamaqua, Penn.

High School:
Marian Catholic

Event:
Back

Record Book:
• Holds the third-fastest 100 backstroke, the fourth-fastest 200 backstroke and the 10th-fastest 200 individual medley times in school history.
• Led off the 200 and 400 medley relays that set school records.
• Five of the top-10 200 medley relay and three of the top-10 400 medley relay times in school history came with Shickora leading off.
2011-2012:
• Finished eighth in the 100 backstroke and 12th in the 200 backstroke at the NCAA Championships.
• Came in 10th on the 200 and 400 medley relays at the NCAAs.
• Placed second in the 200 backstroke, fourth in the 100 backstroke and ninth in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships as the Lady Bulldogs won their third straight conference title.
• Helped the 400 and 200 medley relays place second and fourth, respectively, at the SECs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC.
• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll following the Spring Semester.
• Named a recipient of the Liz Murphey Women's Athletic Scholarship.
• Chosen as a member of the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
2010-2011:
• Finished 14th in the 100 backstroke at the NCAAs.
• Led off the 200 and 400 medley relays that both claimed seventh place at the NCAAs.
• Came in fifth in the 100 backstroke and 16th in the 200 backstroke and participated in the 200 individual medley as the Lady Bulldogs won the SEC Championship.
2009-2010:
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after placing fifth in the 100 backstroke and helping the 200 medley relay come in second at the SEC Championships.
• Competed in the 100 backstroke and the 200 backstroke at the NCAA Championships.
• Named to the Fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2008-2009:
• Led off on Georgia's national championship and school-record-setting 200 medley relay team at the NCAAs.
• Finished 15th in the 100 backstroke at the NCAAs.
• Named to the Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Swam the backstroke leg on the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that finished third at the SEC Championship.
• Finished seventh in the 100 backstroke and 12th in the 200 backstroke at the SECs.
High School:
• Graduated from Marian Catholic High School.
• Swam for Atlantis Aquatic Club for Coach Matt Beckwith.
• Named the 2008 Pennsylvania Swimmer of the Year.
• Earned a total of 10 state medals.
• Was a three-time state champion and Pennsylvania state high school record-holder in the 100 backstroke.
• Named a member of the 2007-2008 Senior National Team.
• Placed fifth in the l00 backstroke at 2007 Senior Nationals.
• Was a member of the 2006 Junior National Team.
International:
• Finished ninth at 2008 Olympic Trials in the l00 backstroke.
• Competed in the Japan International Invitational, finishing 15th in the 100 backstroke and 19th in the 200 backstroke.
Personal:
• Born April 12, 1990.
• Daughter of Bruce and Terri Shickora.
• Majoring in Family and Consumer Science Education.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
100 Backstroke 52.26 12 NCAA Championships
200 Backstroke 1:53.41 12 SEC Championships
200 Individual Medley 1:58.48 12 SEC Championships

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