|| Carly Geehr
|SCY (Time):||200 free (1:49.33), 500 free (4:46.51). 1650 free (16:29.41), 100 breast (1:02.77), 200 IM (2:02.32), 400 IM (4:19.66)|
|SCM (Time):||400 IM (4:47.83)|
|LCM (Time):||200 free (2:01.48), 400 free (4:15.52), 1500 free (16:42.72), 100 breast (1:09.87), 200 IM (2:19.23), 400 IM (4:54.84)|
General: Returns to competition for the first time since 2001 and has been rehabbing a serve shoulder injury since 1999 Could be a big factor in the squad's fortunes if she's able to regain even some of the form that made her a highly-touted recruit prior to coming to Stanford A favorite to make the U.S. Olympic team in 2000 before developing her shoulder problem.
As A Sophomore In 2003-04: Did not compete due to a shoulder injury.
As A Freshman In 2002-03: Trained early in the fall season before beginning a long break in her competitive swimming career due to a severe shoulder injury.
International Competition: Finaled in five events at the short-course meters World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, in December of 2000, finishing fourth in the 400 IM (4:47.83), fifth in the 200 breast (2:32.45) and 200 IM (2:16.87), sixth in the 100 breast (1:12.20) and seventh in the 100 IM (1:05.79) Helped guide a Team USA 800 meter free relay squad to a second-place finish at the 1999 Pan American Games Qualified for the Pan Pacific Championships in 1997 at the age of 12 and
finished 15th in the 100 meter breast (1:11.96).
National Competition: Finaled in three events at the 1999 Summer Senior Nationals, finishing fourth in the 200 (2:01.79), fifth in the 400 (personal-best 4:15.52) and eighth in the 1500 (16:42.72) meter free, as well as 11th in the 200 meter IM (2:20.01) Anchored a winning 400 meter medley relay (personal-best 4:12.33) squad for Irvine Novaquatics at the 1999 Summer Senior Nationals, while also swimming on a third-place 200 meter free relay team and a fourth-place 400 meter free relay squad Took eighth in the 200 meter free at the 1998 Summer Senior Nationals to qualify for the Pan American Games Finaled at the 1998 Spring Senior Nationals in the 200 meter free, 100 meter breast and 200 meter IM Was fourth in the 100 meter breast at the 1997 Summer Senior Nationals as a 12-year-old with a time of 1:09.87, setting National Age Group records for both the 100 and 50 meter breast Finished seventh in the 100 meter breast at the 1997 Spring Senior Nationals (1:12.34) Was seventh in the 200 meter IM at the 1997 U.S. Open (2:20.48) to set a National Age Group record for 11-12 year-olds Broke a 19-year-old record in the 100 meter free for California 11-12 year-olds in 1997 Still holds National Age Group records for 11-12 girls in the 50 and 100 meter breast, as well as the 200 yard IM and 200 meter IM Had the honor of tying with Amy Van Dyken in the bonus finals of the 100 meter free at the 1997 U.S. Open when she was just 12 years old.
High School: A 2002 graduate of Newport Harbor High School An All-American and two-time CIF champion Set CIF Division III records in the 200 yard IM and 500 yard free Unbeaten in dual meets during her high school career Named the CIF Division III MVP as a freshman in 1998-99 in her only prep season at Mayfield Senior School A national merit scholar Class valedictorian Coached by Ken LaMont during her final three prep seasons at Newport Harbor High School.
Club: Novaquatics Coached by Dave Salo.
Coaching Staff On Geehr: "Carly is kind of like a wild card for us this year. Just the fact that she has returned to swimming at all is wonderful, and if she is able to recover from her injury she could really be a help to our team. She is very excited to be back in the pool, and we are very excited about where it could go."
Getting To Know Carly Geehr
|Parents:||Edward and Janet Geehr|
|Contemplated Professions:||Orthopedics or medical device design|
|Did You Know:||Her cousin is former women's water polo player and 2004 Olympic goalkeeper Jackie Frank|
|Spent Last Summer:||Working two jobs in distinctly different fields, doing molecular pharmacology research at Stanford and as a graphic designer for lifescript.com|
|People don't know that I love:||Discovering new music|
|The biggest thrill of my life to date is:||Climbing Half Dome in the middle of the night during finals week of the 2004 Spring quarter|
|I would like to be remembered at Stanford for:||Being a positive influence on those around me and helping others to be their best|
|Campus Activities:||Carly was a staff writer for the Stanford Daily in each of her first two years as a student at Stanford and is now co-chair of Sorority Recruitment on campus|
|My parents were right when they told me:||My mind is the most powerful part of me|
Last Updated: 10/25/05