Karen Chu
Karen Chu
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southport, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Ludlowe
Position: Free, IM

Career Best Marks

Event

Time

50-yard Freestyle

25.59

100-yard Freestyle

55.06

200-yard Freestyle

1:53.38

500-yard Freestyle

5:00.06

1,000-yard Freestyle

10:41.82

1,650-yard Freestyle

17:21.32

200-yard Backstroke

2:15.65

100-yard Breaststroke

1:11.40

100-yard IM

1:02.76

200-yard IM

2:17.23

400-yard IM

4:33.49

 

Career:

  • At the end of the 2015-16 season, owns the school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:26.48)

2015-16:

  • All-American in the 800-yard freestyle relay (5th, 7:26.48)
  • NCAA national qualifier in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • Set the school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:26.48)
  • All-UAA in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American
  • UAA All-Academic

2014-15:

  • Honorable Mention All-American in the 800-yard freestyle relay (11th, 7:31.60)
  • Set the school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:31.60)
  • National qualifier in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • All-UAA in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2013-14:

  • Honorable Mention All-American in the 800-yard freestyle relay (12th, 7:35.63)
  • All-UAA in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • NCAA qualifier in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • Set the school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:34.48)
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American

2012-13:

  • Honorable Mention All-American in the 800-yard freestyle relay (14th place)
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 500 freestyle, 1,650 freestyle, 400-yard IM, and the 800 freestyle relay

Personal:

  • Major: undeclared
  • UChicago activities: Scholar All-American, Dean's List, Women's Athletic Association, UCIB
  • Participated in two years of swimming in high school
  • Two-time 500 free winner at Class L Championship