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Caitlin Nelson

Caitlin Nelson
Class: Senior
Position: Free/Breast
Height: 5-8
Hometown: Florham Park, N.J.
High School: Hanover Park

Senior Season (2012-2013)

  • Earned a finalist finish in the 400 medley relay at the 2013 America East Championships
  • Recorded Binghamton Top-10 200 free and 100 breast times
  • Maintained her Binghamton Top-10 50 and 100 free times

Junior Season (2011-12)

  • Named a captain for the 2012-13 season
  • Received the Women’s H20 Coaches’ Award
  • Part of 400 free relay team that touched first with a time of 3:38.79 at Marist on Nov. 19
  • Earned a first place finish with her 400 free relay team against Drexel on Nov. 12
  • Member of the 400 relay team that posted a time of 3:36.90 that landed them on the BU all-time top-ten list
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher

Sophomore Season (2010-11)

  • Consolation finalist in the 50 and 100 free at the 2011 America East Championships
  • Member of 200, 400, 800 free relay teams that set school records at the conference meet
  • Finished second in the 100 free at three different dual meets (UMass, Drexel, Marist)
  • Holds a position on BU’s All-Time Top-Ten list for the 50 and 100 free as well as the 100 breast
  • Member of the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll for GPA of 3.5 or higher

Freshman Season (2009-10)

  • Member of the 200 and 800 free relay teams that set schools records at the America East Championships
  • Finished first in the 100 free in a home win over Drexel for first collegiate victory
  • Holds a place on the BU All-Time Top-Ten list in the 50 free with the time of 24.70
  • Member of America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher

Before Binghamton

  • A four-year varsity letterwinner
  • School record holder in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 back, and 200 IM
  • Named First team All-Conference, All-County, and All-Area and was also named school swimming MVP four years in a row
  • A National Honors Society member as well as a Distinguished Honor Roll student and a Hugh O\‘Brien Youth Leadership Award Alternate Recipient


  • Parents are Andrew and Caroline Nelson
  • Majoring in business

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