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  Julia Henkel
Julia Henkel


Roswell, Ga.

High School:


Distance Free, IM, Fly


Eight Earn ACC All-Academic

Six women and two men from the FSU swimming and diving teams were named to the ACC All-Academic Team.


FSU Women Turn in a Solid Season

The 2013-14 FSU women's swimming and diving season showed improvement under first year head coach Frank Bradley.


Noles Conclude with a Pair of Honorable Mentions

Madison Jacobi placed ninth in the 1650 free and the 400 free relay took 14th on the final day of the NCAA Championships.


Seniors Headline Day Two of NCAA Championships

Seniors Julia Henkel and McKayla Lightbourn placed 16th in their individual races at the NCAA Championships.


Noles Capture Honorable Mention Relay Honors

The 400 medley relay placed 14th at the 2014 NCAA Championships and captured All-America honorable mention accolades.

Top Times

400 IM: 4:11.60 FSU Record

200 fly: 1:59.95

200 IM: 1:59.75

500 free: 4:47.81

1650 free: 16:35.37

2013- 14: Swam her best 400 IM time of 4:11.60 at the Bulldog Last Chance Invite where she broke her own school record...earned a sixth place finish at the ACC Championships in the 400 IM (4:13)...unselfishly switched events in her final season for good of the team and placed 14th in the 200 fly and won the `C' final of the 200 IM with a career best of 1:59.75....helped the Seminoles to a pair of bronze medals in the 400 free and 800 free relays en route to capturing new FSU records and NCAA `A' standards.

2012-2013: Earned All-ACC honors with a third place finish in the 400 IM at the ACC Championships with a time of 4:12.39...placed 10th in the 1650 free with a time of 16:37.53...swam her career best in the 500 free at ACC's with a 4:47.81 en route to a 10th place finish.

2011-2012- Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400 IM with her school record breaking swim at the Bulldog Invitational at 4:11.91...was eighth in the 1650 free with a time of 16:35.37 at the ACC Championships...took eleventh in the 400 IM at 4:18.12 and placed 13th in the 500 free at 4:49.76 at ACC's...swam her best time in the 500 free at the Georgia Tech Invite touching in at 4:48.95.

2010-11: Qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 400m IM (4:55.19) at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships...touched the wall in seventh-place in the 400 individual medley (4:18.09), 10th-place in the 200 fly (2:00.64) and 11th-place in the 200 individual medley (2:01.40) at her first career ACC Championships... in the meet at Alabama took home second in the 200 free (1:51.34)...Finished first in both the 200 fly (2:04.87) and 200 free (1:51.59) versus Clemson...Placed first in the 200 free (1:51.97), first in the 200 fly (2:06.03), and fourth in the 500 free (5:00.72) in the meet with Georgia Tech and UNC-Wilmington...Against Florida took second in both the 200 free (1:48.74) and 200 fly (2:01.82)...At the Georgia Tech Invitational took home eighth in the 400 IM (4:18.04), 11th in the 200 fly (2:01.92), 12th in the 200 free (1:49.36), and 12th in the 200 IM (2:01.17)...Finished third in the 400 IM (4:25.49) and fourth in the 200 free (1:51.44) at LSU...Against Florida Atlantic and Florida International took first in the 200 free (1:53.25), second in the 200 fly (2:08.08), and second in the 200 breast (2:28.23)...At the All- Florida Invitational took home third in the 400 IM (4:24.67), sixth in the 200 fly (2:06.56), seventh in the 200 IM (2:06.42), and finished 10th in the 200 free (1:54.10)... member of the All-ACC Academic Team.

High School: Ranked as the sixth best recruit from the state of Georgia on All-American in the 200 individual medley in 2009... competed in the 400 individual medley at nationals.

Personal: Born October 2, 1991... majoring in business management... daughter of Richard Henkel and Kerste Johnson.

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