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    Cherelle Thompson     
     
      Cherelle Thompson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Princes Town Trinidad & Tobago

Position:
Freestyle

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CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (1) 2014 - 1

MEDAL COUNT
Silver: 1
2014: 200 Free Relay

CAREER AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15 - SENIOR
DUAL MEET RECAP
  • Swam the anchor leg in the 200-yard medley relay en route to her team's (Molly Hannis, Faith Johnson and Harper Bruens) victory in the season-opening race at UNCW
  • Swam a 24.15 in the 50-yard freestyle at UNCW, good for second place
  • Finished in second place in the 50 Free at Queens (23.51)

2013-14 - JUNIOR
AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Finished second in the tri-meet in the 50-yard freestyle (23.49) against Virginia Tech and Missouri
  • Swam a couple of 100-yard freestyle leadoff splits this spring, including a career-high 51.37 against the Bulldogs
  • Her 23.10 time against UGA qualifies as a season high
  • Earned a pair of third-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle agsint both Georgia and Florida
  • Competed in five meets during the fall semester, primarily swimming the 50 freestyle
  • Won the 50 freestyle to open the season at UNC Wilmington in 23.96 and recorded four top-three finishes in the event during the fall semester
  • Had a fall-best time of 23.50 in the 50 free on the road against Indiana and Kentucky

SEC RECAP

  • Finished eighth in the 50 freestyle, swimming a 22.84 time, less than a second behind first place
  • Earned second and a silver medal in the 200 free relay with teammates Faith Johnson, Harper Bruens and Lindsay Gendron

NCAA RECAP

  • Helped the Vols to 5th place in the 200 freestyle relay.

2012-13 - SOPHOMORE
AWARDS
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Became eligible for competition in January and made her career debut on the road against Virginia Tech, placing sixth in the 50 free (24.17) and the 100 free (24.17)
  • Took third in 50 free (23.59) and second in 100 free (52.88) against Vandy
  • Recorded two career bests to conclude the season at the Last Chance Meet. She clocked a time of 22.79 in the 50 freestyle and 51.44 in the 100 freestyle

SEC RECAP

  • Scored points for the Lady Vols in one event, taking 22nd in 50 free (22.97) making a career best time
  • Finished 43rd in the 100 free (51.49) and 100 breast prelims (1:09.28).

SPRING 2012 - REDSHIRTED
SEASON RECAP
  • Arrived in January and redshirted

PERSONAL
  • Birthday: May 14, 1992
  • Parents: John and Elisabeth Thompson.
  • Sandra G. Powell Athletic Endowed Scholarship
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