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SEC Championships - Day Five
Swim & Dive
Friday 02/21
SEC Championships - Day Four
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Thursday 02/20
SEC Championships - Day Three
Swim & Dive
Wednesday 02/19
SEC Championships - Day Two
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Tuesday 02/18
SEC Championships - Day One
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Saturday 02/01
Swim & Dive
Saturday 02/01
Swim & Dive
Kelsea Vance
Position: Back
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Greeneville, Texas
Club: Metroplex
Kelsea Vance
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 10/05/2009

SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Improving on the success of her freshman campaign, Kelsea Vance placed first in the 100 backstroke against Drury (Jan. 29), marking the first win of her Razorback career. She improved her career-best time at the 2011 NCAA Last Chance Bulldog Invitational (Feb. 26) when she clocked 56.62 and placed ninth in the prelims. She went back to finish sixth in the event. Her best time in the 200 back was also at the Bulldog Invitational. Her 2:04.23 was good for fifth overall. Her best finish of the season in the 200 back came against Houston (Jan. 21) when she was third with a time of 2:07.71.

FRESHMAN (2009-10): Kelsea Vance scored four top-5 finishes as a freshman for the Razorbacks. Vance had four sixth-place finishes, including one at a double-dual meet against Kentucky and University of the Cumberlands. Vance's two fourth-place finishes came in the 1,000 free and the 100 back events just two weeks later against Vanderbilt.

AT GREENVILLE: Vance, a backstroke and butterfly competitor, was a first team all-state honoree three times. Vance competed at the Texas 4A State Championships all four years including a second-place finish her junior season.

Kelsea Danielle Vance was born Jan. 10, 1991 in Greenville, Texas, to John and Carmen Vance. She has a younger brother, Chase, and a younger sister, Kacie. Strong academically, Vance was valedictorian and named a Superintendent Scholar and Outstanding Senior. She was also a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society and Interact Club. Vance is studying biology and plans to attend optometry school after college.

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