Patricia  Forrester

Patricia Forrester

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
Calvary Day School

Event:
Fly/Back/Free

CAREER HONORS

CAREER AWARDS
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 - JUNIOR

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Recorded five season bests at the Tennessee Invitational to conclude the fall season, including a career-best time in the 50 freestyle (23.75)
  • 2014-15 - SOPHOMORE

    DUAL MEET RECAP

    • Swam the third leg of the 200-yard Medley Relay at UNCW en route to a second-place finish for the Tennessee 'B' relay team, including Christina Leander, Colleen Callahan and Amy Lubawy.
    • Earned her first solo result at Queens, a victory in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.99)
    • Concluded her trip to Charlotte with a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle (52.33)
    • Swam the second leg of the 400-yard Freestyle Relay (50.87) to help UT's A relay team earn second place against IU and UK
    • Won the B final of the 200 Fly (2:00.49) and the C final of the 500 Free (4:54.51, career best) at the 2014 Nike Cup
    • Finished fourth in the 300 Fly at Texas A&M (2:03.69), while she also swam a 51.04 100 Free split to help UT win the 400 Free Relay

    2013-14 - FRESHMAN

    DUAL MEET RECAP

    • Competed in all five of Tennessee's fall meets, focusing primarily on the 100 and 200 butterfly
    • Recorded a fall best of 58.24 in the 100 butterfly against South Carolina and posted a best in the 200 butterfly of 2:04.71 at Louisville
    • Picked up a 5th place finish and career best time in the 200 butterfly against Florida with a time of 2:00.71

    SEC RECAP

    • In her first SEC final, Forrester finished in eighth place in the 200 Fly C final, swimming a time of 2:01.64

    PRIOR TO TENNESSEE

    • Competed at the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials.
    • Attended Calvary Day School, where she has served as captain of the swimming team for four years
    • Two-time state champion, winning the 100 freestyle in 2010 and the 100 backstroke in 2012.
    • Named the 2013 Savannah Morning News Swimmer of the Year
    • Received the Lawton M. Calhoun Award, giving to Savannah's top prep athlete by the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame
    • Competed on the club level for GCAT Swimming

    PERSONAL

    • Birthday: October 31, 1994
    • Ran cross country for three years
    • Butterfly excellence runs in the family. Her father, Bill Forrester, was a bronze medalist in the 200-meter butterfly at the 1976 Olympics.

 

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