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  Carolyn Adel
Carolyn Adel

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paramaribo, Suriname

Events:
Free/IM

Returning All-America

ASU: One of ASU's top performers in over a half-dozen events, making her ASU's most versatile swimmer ... expected to again be a major contributor at NCAA's.

1999: Won a bronze medal in the 400 IM (4:50.41) at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg in August ... earned honorable mention All-American status with her ninth place finish in the 400 IM (4:16.07) at the NCAA's. That time was the second best ever in ASU history ... member of 400 medley relay team that set a new school record (3:44.01) ... Swam the third-best time in school history in the 200 IM (2:02.45) ... also cracked the ASU all-time Top 10 list with her times in the 100, 200 and 500 free ... A Second Team Pac-10 All-Academic selection.

1998: Earned All-America honors, finishing 11th in the 400 IM (4:17.54) at the NCAA Championships ... carded the team's best times in the 1000 free (9:59.55), 1650 free (16:44.08), 200 IM (2:02.55), 100 breast (1:05.08) and 400 IM (4:17.54) ... displayed great versatility, recording the team's second-best times in the 100 free (51.27), 200 free (1:49.28) and 500 free (4:52.82) ... earned Academic All-America and Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.

1997: All-America selection in the 400 IM, finishing 10th (4:16.52) at the NCAA Championships ... finished third in the 400 IM (4:17.11) at the Pac-10 Championships ... recorded the team's best times in the 200 IM (2:04.05) and the 400 IM (4:16.52) ... third-fastest team time in the 100 free (51.53) and second-fastest time in the 200 free (1:50.79) and 500 free (4:51.20) ... recorded top-five times in the 100 fly (57.46) and 200 fly (2:05.98).

High School: A 1996 graduate of Bolles Prepatory Academy, Jacksonville, Fla. ... two-time letterwinner in swimming ... also swam for the Bolles Sharks Swim Club ... named All-American in 1995-96 ... swam the 400 IM for Suriname in the 1996 Olympics ... Suriname national record holder in the 50, 100, 200 and 400 freestyle, 100 and 200 butterfly, 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 and 400 IM ... South American Champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle as well as the 200 and 400 IM ... Central American Champion in the 200 and 400 IM, 200 free and 100 fly ... coached by Gregg Troy and Larry Shofe.

Personal: Major is accounting ... enjoys reading, music and dancing ... guardian's name is Chris Van Lierop and mother's name is Kaminie Veux of Zoetermeer, Netherlands ... has one brother Jeffin (15) ... born August 27, 1978 ... full name is Carolyn Adel.

ASU Best Times

100 free 50.77
200 free 1:48.28
500 free 4:49.68
200 IM 2:02.45
400 IM 4:16.07
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