Colonials Compete at Nearby Patriot Invitational Nov. 15-17
Colonials Earn Top Honors in 12 of 13 Events
GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang
2011-12: Set career-best times in the 100- and 200-yard butterfly events in 1:00.25 and 2:12.30, respectively, at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Also swam career marks at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17) in the 50-yard backstroke (29.13 seconds), 100-yard backstroke (1:01.57) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:09.51)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List.
2010-11: Member of the third-place finishing200-yard medley relay against Drexel...Finished third in the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard backstroke against Drexel...Swam on the 800-yard freestyle relay that finished 12th at the Patriot Invitational...Took home third in the 100-yard butterfly at ODU...Won the 200-yard backstroke and landed second in the 100-yard backstroke against Howard.
High School: Named the Rookie of the Year in 2007 for the Sion Storm...Named team's Most Valuable Swimmer during back-to-back seasons...Took third in the 100-yard butterfly and fourth in the 500-yard freestyle at the Kansas State Championship meet in 2008...Finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle at states in 2009...Earned fourth in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2010 state meet...Named to the all-state team from 2008-10...Earned first team academic honors in 2009 and second team in 2008 and 2010...Named First Team All-Metro in the 500-yard freestyle by Kansas City Staras as a senior and Second Team as a junior...Also swam for the Kansas City Blazers club swim team from 2000-10.
Personal: Born Chelsey Elizabeth Weatherford on March 30, 1992, in Norman, OK...Daughter of Catherine and Stephen Weatherford...Has two older sisters, Holly and Ally...Majoring in political science and aspires to attend law school.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||5:25.09||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/15/2010)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||29.13||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||1:01.57||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||2:09.51||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||1:00.25||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||2:12.30||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
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