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  Casey Clark
Casey Clark

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Spring

High School:
Klein H.S.

Height:
5-11

Event:
Fly/Free

Birthdate:
04/27/1993

Experience:
2L

Club:
Premier Aquatics


07/14/2014

Casey Clark Leads Six Owl Swimmers To Scholar All-America Honors

Academic Accolades for the Conference USA Champions

04/28/2014

Swim Team Announces Individual Award Winners

04/09/2014

Harmath and Murphy Take Top Honors at Night of the Owl

Rice Recognized Its Own on Wednesday Evening

04/09/2014

Harmath and Murphy Take Top Honors at Night of the Owl

Rice Recognized Its Own on Wednesday Evening

03/22/2014

Clark Wraps Up Competition at NCAA Meet

Spring, Texas, Native Represents Rice on National Stage

At Rice
2012-2013: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll
; Recipient of the swim program's Catherine Hannah Award, which has been presented by the team to the top Owl swimmer every year since 1979... Scored a team-leading 90 points at the C-USA Championships to help the Owls win the second league title in the program's history... Won two C-USA individual events, taking first place in both the 100- and 200-butterfly... Owls' first multi-event individual conference champion since Mandy Mularz in the Western Athletic Conference in 2002... Tallied three new school records with a 53.01 in the 100-butterfly, a 1:57.35 in the 200-butterfly and a 1:45.78 in the 200-freestyle... Shattered the previous 100-fly record that had stood for 16 years (1997)... Set 200-free record as the lead leg of the C-USA 800-relay... Finished third at conference in the 100-free with a 49.47, the best by an Owl since Mularz in 2002... One of two Owls to swim on four relays at conference, and three of her four set new school records in the 400-medley, 400-free and 800... Posted the second-fastest 100-backstroke in school history (55.31) when given a rare opportunity to compete in that event at the Incarnate Word Invitational in December... Named the C-USA Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 18.

2011- 2012: Participated in two events at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials... Swam a 2:05.87 in 200-meter freestyle prelims (June 27) where she finished 87th out of the top women's swimmers in the United States... Went 1:02.38 in the 100-meter butterfly prelims (June 25) to place 108th out of the top 162 U.S. women (She did not advance to the finals of either event)... Shared the team's Rookie of the Year award (with Erin Flanigan) as the Owls' top new swimmer; Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Won three individual bronze medals, and swam on four medal-winning relays, to lead the Owls in scoring with 82 points at the C-USA Championships... Broke a 15-year-old school record to take third place in the C-USA's 100-yard butterfly with time of 54.15... Posted the second-fastest marks in Rice history in both the 100- and 200-freestyle with times of 50.02 and 1:47.75, respectively... Finished third in the 100-free at conference (50.05) after a 50.02 in the morning prelims... The 1:47.75 in the 200-free was on the lead leg of the school record-setting 800-free relay that finished second at the C-USA meet... Lead leg on both the 200- and 400-free relays which are among the best in school history...Swam butterfly on the second-fastest 400-medley relay in school history that took second in the C-USA meet... Finished third in the C-USA's 200-fly on the strength of a season-best 2:02.15, then came right back and closed out the meet in the 400-relay... Split from the sprint relay (23.22) was the Blue & Gray's second-fastest 50-free all season long... Registered the fastest 100-fly ever recorded by an Owl at home at the Aquatics Center with a 56.37 during the Rice Invitational.

High School - A 2011 graduate of Klein High School in Klein, Texas... United States Open qualifier/participant... Twice named the District 13-5A Swimmer of the Year at Klein who helped lead the Bearkats to four district titles and three Top 5 finishes at the state championships... Set five individual Klein records and swam on three record-setting relays... Earned 20 NISCA high school All-America awards during prep career... Won the regional championship in the 100-yard butterfly and four 13-5A titles... State runner-up in both the 100-fly and 200-freestyle... Served two seasons as the Bearkats team captain... Coached by Tom Harwood... Outstanding student... Member of the National Honor Society and Latin Honor Society... USA Swimming Scholastic All-America.

Club - U.S. Nationals qualifier/participant... Swam for Premier Aquatics under head coach Mike McCauley... Short-course national qualifier.

Personal - Full name: Casey Leigh Clark. Born: April 27, 1993, in Jacksonville, Fla. Parents: David and Donna Clark of Spring, Tex. (two brothers). Chose to attend Rice over Georgia Tech and Texas A&M. Volunteers with the National Charity League. Rice College: Baker

RICE BESTS
EVENT TIME MEET
50 Freestyle 23.22 2012 C-USA Championships
100 Freestyle 49.47 2013 C-USA Championships
200 Freestyle 1:45.78 2013 C-USA Championships
100 Butterfly 53.01 2013 C-USA Championship
200 Butterfly 1:57.35 2013 C-USA Championships
100 Backstroke 55.31 2012 Incarnate Word Invitational

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