|Career Best Times|
2012-13: Won the 200y fly against UNC Wilmington (2:08.31)...Made career best in 400 IM (4:32.31) against Georgia... SEC Meet: Placed seventh in 200 fly (1:58.11b)
2011-12: Won the 200y fly consolation final the SEC Championships after touching in at 1:59.67...The clocking was a season best and a B-cut time...Also swam in the 100y fly and 200y IM at the league meet...Grabbed the top spot in the 500y free and was on the second-place 200y medley relay against UNC-Wilmington...Placed first in the 200y fly and claimed runner-up in the 1000y free versus South Carolina...Notched third in both the 100y and 200y fly events in the double dual meet against Indiana and Kentucky...Swam a leg on the 200y medley relays that placed fourth against Florida and Georgia...Had a pair of top five finishes against Louisville.
2010-11: Qualified for the championship final in the 200y fly at the SEC Championships, notching eighth in the event...Also claimed 19th in the 100y fly at the league meet...Registered career-best times in the 100y and 200y fly at the Tennessee Last Chance Meet, including winning the 200y event...Competed in both fly events at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas...Finished 42nd in the 200y fly and 47th in the 100y fly...Ranks second on the Lady Vol performers list in the 200y fly and sixth in the 100y fly...Was a member of the runner-up 200y medley relay quartet against Georgia and individually had a pair of third-place finishes...Claimed sixth in the 200y fly at Florida and against Virginia...Also had a pair of fourth-place finishes against UVa in the 100y fly and 400y free relay...Took third in the 100y fly and 1000y free at Kentucky...Claimed runner-up in the 200y fly versus Louisville and third in the event against Arkansas ...Finished in the top-10 in six events at the Tennessee Invite, highlighted by a third-place clocking in the 200y free...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll...Is enrolled in the Haslam Scholars Program.
2009-10: Captured victories in the 100y fly (24.07) and 200y fly (1:59.85) at the Tennessee Last Chance Meet...The times rank her third (200y fly) and sixth (100y fly) on the Lady Vol top-10 performers list...Competed in the 100y fly (12th), 200y fly (17th) and 500y free (30th) at the SEC Championships...Placed fifth in the 1000y free against Florida...Finished fourth in the 200y fly and sixth in the 1000y free at Virginia...Was a member of the 800y free relay team that placed third at the Tennessee Inviational...Had runner-up finishes in the 200y fly against Kentucky and in the 1000y free at LSU...Also finished third in the 500y free at LSU and in 200y fly at Louisville...Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll.
NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: Touched in at 1:02.18 in the 100m fly to finish 53rd at the 2010 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-America honors her last three years at White Station High School...Competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials...At the 2009 Tennessee High School Swimming and Diving Championships, she placed fifth in the 100y fly and seventh in the 200y IM...Also picked up a sixth in the 100y fly and a pair of third-place relay finishes at the 2008 state meet...Was a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist and a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and part of the Honors Program...Outside interests include photography, SEC football and basketball...Biggest thrill in swimming was making the Olympic Trials...Chose Tennessee over Yale, Davidson and North Carolina...Has one sister, Chelsea, 25, and two brothers, Blake, 29, and Elliott, 18...Brooke Meredith Watson, daughter of Dennis and Karen Watson, was born Aug. 8, 1991, in Memphis, Tenn.