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Caley Oquist
Position: Back/Individual Medley
Height: 5'7"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Monticello, Minn.
High School: Monticello HS
Born: 03/11/1994
Caley Oquist Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/29/2013

2013 NCAA Qualifier

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
A developing competitor who competed in every stroke during her freshman campaign and competed on the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships … Led off LSU’s NCAA automatic qualifying 200 medley relay with a split of 24.86 at the SEC Championships … Registered LSU’s fourth best all-time 100 backstroke mark of 54.31 in prelims and finished 23rd with a mark of 54.43 at the SEC Championships … Set her career lows in the 100 butterfly (55.76) and the 200 individual medley (2:03.63) at SEC’s … Captured the ‘E’ Final of the 200 individual medley with a mark of 2:03.93 and the ‘E’ final of the 100 back (58.33) at the Phil Hansel Invitational .. . Posted an impressive 100 freestyle prelim mark of 52.47 at the Phil Hansel midseason meet … Swam her season low in the 100 fly (58.33) against Texas A&M … Touched the wall first in the 100 back (57.66) in a dual victory over Kentucky … Finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:09.42) in a victory over Alabama … Led off the first place 200 medley relay (1:42.78) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Swam the first leg of the first place 200 medley relay (1:44.57) in a victory over Tulane in New Orleans … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Arrives at LSU with a ton of potential to develop into a multiple stroke threat … Excels in the 100 back and 200 back and the 200 IM … Two-time state champion and record holder in the 100 back … State champion in the 200 IM her senior campaign … Guided her team to a pair of state championship runner up finishes … Broke four section records during her prep year … Named Athlete of the Year her junior season.

PERSONAL
Born March 11, 1994 … Coached by Tom Cannon … Mother, the late Heidi Raasch, swam at LSU … Father is Mike and step-mother is Cindy Oquist … Has five siblings- Adam, Jake, Dede, Bubba and Shane.

CALEY’S TOP TIMES
100 freestyle, 52.47, 2012 Phil Hansel Invite
100 backstroke, 54.31, 2013 SEC Championships
100 butterfly, 55.76, 2013 SEC Championships
200 IM, 2:03.63, 2013 SEC Championships

 

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