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  Georgia Holderness
Georgia Holderness

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Butleigh, Somerset, England

High School:
Millfield School

Height:
5-9

Event:
Breast, Free, IM


Top Times

100 Breast: 1:02.43

200 Breast: 2:14.06

200 IM: 2:02.96

500 Free: 4:54.04

NCAA Honorable Mention All-American

ACC Champion

Three-Time All-ACC

School Record Holder

Two-Time All-ACC Academic

ACC Academic Honor Roll

Olympic Trial Qualifier

2007-08: Won the 200 breast (2:29.99) at the Great Britain Olympic Trials and placed third with a FINA "A" cut time in the 100 breast (1:08.76)... part of the school record breaking 800 free relay at the ACC Championships with a time of 7:13.85... earned All-ACC honors in the 100 breast (1:02.43) and 200 breast (2:14.81) with a pair of third place finishes... also placed 13th in the 500 free (4:54.04)... finished second in the 200 breast (2:18.89) and third in the 100 breast (1:04.09) against Auburn and Arkansas... won the 200 free (1:51.95) against Florida Atlantic... was victorious in the 100 breast (1:04.45) and 200 breast (2:18.39) and second in the 200 IM (2:06.98) against Clemson... won the 100 breast (1:04.17) and 200 breast (2:16.76) and placed second in the 200 IM (2:05.63) against South Carolina... touched the wall in first in the 100 free (52.79) against FAMU, Florida International and Florida Gulf Coast... won the 200 breast (2:19.67) and was second in the 200 IM (2:05.23) and 200 free (1:51.75)... turned in a second place performance in the 200 breast (2:18.97) and a third place performance in the 200 free (1:49.91) against Florida... had a trio of third place finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 100 breast (1:03.98), 200 breast (2:16.86) and 200 free (1:49.02)... placed second in the 200 free (1:51.91) against Harvard and Army... won the 1000 free (10:12.99) against Boston College... was victorious in the 200 free (1:51.74) and 500 free (4:48.32) against FAMU and Miami... second in the 200 free (1:52.26) to open the season at the Georgia Tech Quad meet... member of the All-ACC Academic team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2006-07: Scored points for the second straight season at the ACC Championships (Feb. 14-17)...opened the meet as the anchor leg of the fourth place 800 free relay squad which touched the wall in an NCAA "B" cut time of 7:21.09......finished fourth in the 100 breast with an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:02.88...claimed fifth place in the 200 breast with an NCAA "B" cut time of 2:16.26...finished 13th in the 200 IM with an NCAA "B" cut time of 2:03.66...against national champion Auburn (Jan. 27) finished third in both the 200 free (1:51.55) and 200 breast (2:17.61)... set a personal best in the 100 free against Indian River Community College (Jan. 26) with a winning time of 51.71... won two events against LSU (Jan. 12) with top times in the 200 breast (2:18.74) and 200 IM (2:06.13) then placed third in the 200 free (1:52.47)...made one swim against North Florida and UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 6) and finished second in the 500 free (4:59.44)...helped defeat rival Florida (Nov. 21) with a trio of second place finishes in the 200 free (1:49.58), 200 breast (2:15.93) and the 200 IM (2:05.01)...placed well at the Nike Cup Invitational (Nov. 16-18) with a victory in the 200 breast in an NCAA "B" cut time of 2:15.84...finished sixth in the 200 IM with an NCAA "B" cut time of 2:04.02 and finished sixth in the 100 breast (1:04.48)...competed at the SMU Classic (Oct. 20-21)...finished third in the 400 IM and set a new personal best time of 4:26.02...took third in the 200 breast (2:18.41) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:06.74)...opened the season with a second place finish against Clemson (Oct. 7) in the 100 breast (1:05.01) and a third place showing in the 200 breast (2:19.86)... member of ACC Honor Roll.

2005-06: Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors as a part of the 400 free relay that finished 10th with a new school record of 3:20.10 at the NCAA Championships (Mar. 16-18)...also finished 33rd in the 200 breast (2:16.84), 36th in the 100 breast (1:03.81) and 65th in the 200 IM (2:05.22)...captured the 200 breast title at the ACC Championships (Feb. 15-18) after recording an NCAA "B" cut time and personal best of 2:14.06...was a part of the winning 400 free relay that touch the wall in 3:21.54...scored points taking fourth in the 100 breast (1:02.48) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:02.96)...both times were NCAA "B" cut times and personal bests...swam as a part of the 800 free relay that finished third with a new school record of 7:19.57...joined the team in at the start of the spring semester and in her first competition, a dual meet against Miami (Jan. 14), she finished second in the 100 free with a personal best of 52.38 and second in the 100 breast in 1:04.44....earned All-ACC Academic Team honors.

High School: Made European juniors in 2002 and 2003 for Great Britain...finished eighth in the 200 IM...earned a spot at the Commonwealth Games for Wales in 2002...won nationals as a member of the 400 free relay team in 2004.

Personal: Born October 26, 1987...majoring in elementary education...daughter of Robert and Helen Holderness...attended same high school as teammates Ed Denton, Matt Shead and head coach Neil Harper... brother Robert also swims for FSU.

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