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Women's Swimming & Diving
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Maddie Kete
Position: Sprint Free
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bay Village, Ohio
High School: Magnificat
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2012-13: Kete holds the team's second fastest times in the 50 freestyle (22.82), the 100 free (50.54), and the 200 free (1:49.73). She began her season finishing third in the 50 free, 100 free, and 200 medley relay at Purdue, then finished runner-up against Xavier in the 200 free and 100 butterfly. She earned a second-place finish in the 200 free at Evansville, but won the 100 free and 400 free relay. She finished third in the 50 free against Bowling Green, but helped her relay teams win the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay. At the 2012 Miami Invitational, she was a member of four different first-place relay squads--the 200 medley relay, the 200 freestyle relay, the 400 free relay and the 800 free relay--and one other relay unit took second place (400 medley relay). In individual events, she took second in the 50 free, third in the 200 free and fourth in the 100 free. Kete finished third in the 50 and 100 free events against Buffalo, and took first in the 100 free at Kenyon, Cincinnati, and against Ball State. In the team's final meet against Ohio, Kete took first in the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay, first in the 200 free, and second in the 100 free.

2011-2012: Named to the All-MAC Second Team at the MAC Championships. Kete kicked off the meet with a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:31.13). In her first individual race of the meet, she placed fourth in the 50 free in 22.94. She helped her relay team tie Toledo for first in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.48) and placed third in the 800-yard free relay (7:24.76). In her final individual event of the championships, Kete placed seventh in the 100 free in 50:83. Kete concluded competition with a third-place finish in the 400 free relay in 3:23.80.

2010-11: Named All-MAC Second Team and All-MAC Academic Honorable Mention ... swam the anchor leg of the first-place and MAC record-setting 200 medley relay team (1:39.68) at the MAC Championships ... also finished eighth in the 50 freestyle, sixth in the 100 freestyle and ninth in the 200 freestyle as well as helping Miami to a second-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay at the conference championship meet ... swam on six other first-place relay teams during the season ... won first individual event as a RedHawk in the 50 freestyle against Evansville ... finished second 10 times during the season ... came in fourth in the 100 freestyle and sixth in the 50 freestyle at the Miami Invitational ... is the second fastest returner in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles with personal-best times of 23.17, 50.81 and 1:49.73, respectively.

2009-10: Swam to a first-place finish as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay against Louisville (Oct.24) ... recorded the fifth-fastest times on the team and fourth-fastest amongst returners in the 50- and 100-yard freestyles, touching the wall in 23.69 and 52.01, respectively ... 50- and 100-free times are career-bests ... also swam top career time in 200-yard freestyle (1:54.41).

High School: State qualifier all four years ... finished 6th at state in 50 freestyle her senior year ... All-American her senior year ... holds sectional meet record for 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle ... enters with top times in 50 freestyle (23.79), 100 freestyle (52.52) and 200 freestyle (1:58.47) ... team captain her senior year.

Personal: Parents are Florian and Ann Kete ... born April 23, 1991 ... uncle, Steve Trevor competed in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games in fencing ... majoring in business.

Kete's Career Bests

(Top Times Through Feb. 5, 2013)

EventTime
50 Freestyle 22.82
100 Freestyle 50.54
200 Freestyle 1:49.73
100 Butterfly 57.66
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