FSU Swimming & Diving BIO
Connor Kalisz
Player Profile:
Connor Kalisz 1878664
Position: Back/IM/Breast
Year: Senior
Hometown: BelAir, Md.
High School: Fallston High School

Top Times:

100 back: 46.76

200 Back - 1:41.73

200 IM - 1:46.41

200 Free - 1:38.39

400 IM - 3:53.97

2016-17: Finished 27th in the 200 back at his first NCAA Championships...competed in the medley relays for FSU at NCAAs...won the B final of 200 back at the ACC Championships...placed eighth in the 100 back with a time of 46.93 after posting a personal best in prelims...finished fourth in the 100 back with a new best time of 47.18 at the UGA Invite ... added a third place showing in the 200 back with another career best time of 1:41.73...was named to the All-ACC Academic Team. 

2015-16:  Competed in his first career ACC Championship final in the 100 back by taking seventh at 47.31 after swimming his best time in prelims of 47.23...won the B final of the 200 back with a personal best of 1:42.17 and placed 18th in the 200 IM with his best (1:46.41)...placed ninth in the 200 back at 1:43.04 and was 13th in the 200 IM with time of 1:46.49...led off the 400 medley relay to a fifth place finish en route to turning in the ninth fastest time in the country (3:09.52)... won the 100 (50.64) and 200 back (1:49.31) events in the win over Minnesota...placed second in the 200 back (1:46.64), third in the 100 back (49.72) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:53.36) at the All-Florida Invite. 

2014-15: Competed at the 2015 ACC Championships...placed 21st in the 200 back with a season top time of 1:46.48...also swam the 100 back (50.13) and 200 IM (1:51.52) where he turned in career best times...won the B final of the 200 IM at thte Georgia Tech Invite with a time of  1:52.76 and was 16th in the 400 IM...placed 20th at the Georgia Invite in the 200 back (1:47.63). 

High School: A member of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club - the same team of Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps and Alison Schmidt, Kalisz is coached by Erik Posegay where the club is headed by Florida State Alumni Bob Bowman... two-time state champion in the 200 back...qualified and swam at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte.

Personal: Born May 13, 1996...son of Mike and Cathy Kalisz...His older brother, Chase was the 2014 NCAA Champion in the 400 IM where he broke the American Record with a time of 3:34.50...was on the Distinguished Honor Roll at Fallston High School...is the founder of Embrace The Beat.

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