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Women's Swimming & Diving
Chelsey Bruington
Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Mission Viejo

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2011-12: Will be one of the favorites to win the 200 freestyle at the 2012 MAC meet ... in nine races at 200 yards, she's won four times and placed second on four other occasions ... her top time in the 200 this season is 1:49.62 ... Bruington should also score significant points in the 500 free, having won twice at that distance this season ... her top time in the 500 is 5:00.65 ... she's also placed as high as first in the 50 free (winning once), as high as second in the 100 free, and as high as third in the 1000 free ... as a member of RedHawk relay teams, her units have excelled in the 200 free (three first-place finishes, including a best time of 1:33.50), the 400 free (five first places, including a best time of 3:24.59 ), the 800 free (one first place, including a best time of 7:22.96 ), and the 400 medley (one second place, including a best time of 3:58.99) ... serves as one of five RedHawk co-captains.

2010-11: Named Second-Team All-MAC ... finished fifth in the 100 freestyle, sixth in the 200 freestyle and 15th in the 500 freestyle at the MAC Championships ... helped the 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams to second- and third-place finishes, respectively, at the MAC Championships ... won 10 individual events during the season including the 200 freestyle at the Miami Invitational ... helped six relay teams to first place finishes ... season-best times of 23.96 in the 50 freestyle, 50.75 in the 100 freestyle, 1:48.65 in the 200 freestyle and 4:56.22 in the 500 freestyle ... was the fastest RedHawk in the 100 and 200 freestyles and is the top returner in the 500 freestyle.

2009-10: Posted third-best time among RedHawks in 200-yard freestyle (1:51.14) and sixth-best time in 100-yard freestyle (52.24) ... finished a season-best second place on four occasions, all in the 200-yard freestyle ... swam season best times of 52.24 in the 100-yard freestyle, 1:51.14 in the 200-yard freestyle and 5:11.14 in the 500-yard freestyle.

2008-09: Was a member of the MAC Champion 800 freestyle relay team that set MAC and Miami records with a time of 7:13.21 ... set career bests at the MAC Championships, finishing 11th in the 500 freestyle (4:56.37), 12th in the 200 freestyle (1:49.56) and 12th in the 200 backstroke (2:02.05) ... earned 11 first place finishes during the regular season ... also a member of the 800 freestyle relay unit that broke the Nixon Aquatic Center pool record (7:17.42) at the Miami Invitational.

High School: Was a six-time All-American and a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... competed in all six freestyle events, plus the butterfly, backstroke and individual medley.

Personal: Daughter of Brad and Lynn Bruington ... majoring in diplomacy and foreign affairs ... born 3/28/90.

Bruington's Career Bests
(Top Times Through Dec. 3, 2011)
50 Freestyle 23.92100 Freestyle50.75200 Freestyle1:48.65500 Freestyle4:56.22