SEC Medal Count
2012: 200 MR
2012: 200 FR, 400 FR
Medaled in five 50 free races, making new career best time in 50 free (21.97)...Finished second in 100 free against UNC Wilmington (53.55)...SEC Meet:Placed third in 50 free (21.97a)... placed tenth in 100 free (48.84b)...NCAAs: Finished in fourth in 50 free final (22.01).
2011-12 (JUNIOR): In her first trip to the NCAA Championships, earned All-America status in all five events she competed in, while setting Big Orange records in 200y free and 400y free relays...Swam the anchor legs of the third-place 200y medley relay (1:35.91) and the 200y free relay (1:28.55) that notched sixth...In the 200y FR prelims, the quartet touched in at 1:28.37...Earned seventh in the 400y free relay with a readout of 1:14.51 and her mark of 22.18 seconds in the 50y free was good for eighth...Her prelim time of 22.05 seconds in the "splash-and-dash" event is the ninth best in UT history...Also placed 12th in the 100y free with a season-best clocking of 48.62 seconds, ranking her third on the UT performers list...Was the anchor leg on the victorious 200y medley that set a Lady Vol and SEC record at the conference championships with a time of 1:35.33...Earned bronze medals in the 200y free relay and 400y free relay at SECs...Individually, qualified for the 50y free and 100y free championship finals, placing fifth and sixth repetitively, in the events...Registered NCAA B-cut times in the 50y free (22.16), 100y free (49.10) and 200y free (1:44.51) at the league meet, with the 200y time being a season best...Was on the winning 200y MR and 400y FR against Florida...Also placed third in the 50y free versus UF...Notched a pair of wins on relays and added a third-place finish in the 50y free against No. 1 Georgia...Won the "splash-and-dash" event in the season opener against UNC-Wilmington...Was on winning relays against Kentucky/Indiana, Louisville and South Carolina...Won the 50y free against the Cardinals and finished runner-up in the event versus USC.
Defended her Mid-American Conference title in the 100-yard freestyle at the league championships, breaking her school record and establishing a pool record...Broke her previous record by two-hundredths of a second and earning a B-cut time in the event...She also established B cuts in the 50- and 200-yard freestyle finals at the MAC Championships...Set three UB school records in the 50, 100 200-yard freestyles and anchored the 200 and 400-yard free relays to school records at the league meet...Selected First-Team All-MAC and named to the Mid-Major All-American Team as an honorable mention recipient by CollegeSwimming.com...Was selected as the Bull's Most Valuable Performer.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Selected as UB's top rookie after a stellar season...Earned first-team All-MAC honors after winning the 100 freestyle (49.69) and placing second in the 50 freestyle (22.86) at the MAC Championships...Also finished eighth in the 200 freestyle at the conference meet...Swam the anchor leg of four relays, including the 400 freestyle relay that notched second at the MAC Championships...Earned Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention honors from CollegeSwimming.com.
Won four letters and captained two seasons for coaches Konrad Heller and Julie Bates at Colonial Forge High School...Also swam two years for Boris Rybatsky on the Stafford Aquatics Team.
Majoring in aerospace engineering...Lists winning the 100 free at the MAC Championships in 2010 by .01 seconds as her biggest thrill in sports...Has four brothers, Jesse, Jeremy, Jack and James and two sisters, Sasha and Victoria...Caroline Iona Simmons, daughter of Curt and Sara Simmons, was born on Jan. 26, 1991, in Arlington, Va.