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Caroline Petrone

  • position Freestyle/backstroke
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Brielle, N.J.
  • High school Manasquan HS
  • position Freestyle/backstroke
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Brielle, N.J.
  • High school Manasquan HS

Caroline Petrone Bio


  • 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll


  • Swam in four events as a senior (100 backstroke, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle)
  • Tallied six top-10 finishes throughout the regular season
  • Finished fifth, season bests, in the 100 backstroke at the Tennessee dual meet and the Duke dual meet
  • Finished fifth in the 100 freestyle at the Kentucky dual meet

2016 (JUNIOR)

  • Swam the 50 and 100 freestyle events throughout the season
  • Finished with a pair of podiums in the 100 free, finishing third against Florida (53.24) and Vanderbilt (53.84)
  • Ended the season with eight top-five finishes


  • Took part in three events at the SEC Championships
  • Had her best SEC Championships finish in the 100 back, finishing 41st with a swim of 58.34
  • Placed 57th in the 50 free with a time of 24.54, and finished 60th in the 100 free, swimming a 52.45
  • Tallied six top-five finishes in regular season meets
  • Earned a pair of podium spots, finishing third in the 100 free against Kentucky with a time of 52.83, and third in the 50 free in a tri-meet against East Carolina and College of Charleston with a swim of 24.24


  • Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle, and 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships
  • Finished 46th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 59.31, 54th in the 50 free at 24.28 and 52nd in the 100 free at 52.90
  • Posted season bests in each of her events at the Virginia Tech Invitational with times of 24.15 in the 50 free, 52.63 in the 100 free and 57.87 in the 100 back
  • Recorded eight top five finishes


  • Graduated from Manasquan High School
  • Lettered in swimming all four years
  • Named female athlete of year
  • Inducted into the Manasquan High School Hall of Fame
  • Member of the Central Jersey Aquatics Club


  • Full name is Caroline Margaret Petrone
  • Born March, 14, 1995
  • Parents are Joseph and Janney Petrone
  • Has one brother, Patrick, and one sister, Kathryn
  • Majoring in public relations/sport management
Petrone’s Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 23.95 2/4/17 Carolina College Invitational Durham, N.C.
100 Freestyle 52.45p 2/21/15 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.
200 Freestyle 1:53.70p 11/18/16 Georgia Tech Invitational Atlanta, Ga.
100 Backstroke 56.99p 11/18/16 Georgia Tech Invitational Atlanta, Ga.

! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split