Kim Eeson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Harare, Zimbabwe

    High School:
    Tuks Sport Study Center

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Free

    Birthdate:
    09/09/1989

    Experience:
    4L

    Kim Eeson

    03/27/2012

    Record Number of Student-Athletes Earn Place on C-USA Honor Roll

    164 student-athletes named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 3.0 GPA or higher

    02/19/2012

    Cougars Finish Fourth at Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships

    Junior Julia Lonnegren sweeps the three diving events

    02/18/2012

    Julia Lonnegren Claims Second Title of C-USA Championships

    Freshman Natasha Burgess finishes are runner up in 1M

    02/18/2012

    Julia Lonnegren Claims Second Title of C-USA Championships

    Freshman Natasha Burgess finishes are runner up in 1M

    02/16/2012

    Lonnegren, Burgess Take Top Two Places in 3M

    Cougars conclude Day 2 of Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships

    Conference USA Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 27)
    2010-11 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2011-12 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    SENIOR 2011-12

    JUNIOR 2010-11
    Houston's top swimmer in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 free ... Placed in the top-3 of the conference performance lists in the 200 and 500 free ... Took first in the 100 and 200 free in the Miami Dual meet (Nov. 6) ... Took second in the 100 and 200 free against SMU (Oct. 22) ... Swam season bests in the 50 (23.85), 100 (50.73 B) and 500 free (4:50.44 B) at the Cougar Classic ... Won the 100 and 200 free against No. 19 Arkansas (Jan. 21) en route to being named C-USA Swimmer of the Week ... Took first in the 200 free against LSU/Rice (Jan. 28) and third in the 50 free while helping UH 400 medley relay squad place second ... At the C-USA Championships (Feb. 23-26), swam anchor leg on runner-up squad, finished as runner up in 200-free, placed third in 500-free, took fifth in the 100-free and helped 400 medley relay team place third.

    SOPHOMORE 2009-10
    Opened the season with five wins at the Phill Hansel Duals Weekend...Won in the 500-yard freestyle (5:01.76), the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.77), the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:50.20), the 500-yard freestyle relay (4:49.12), the 250-yard freestyle relay (2:11.10)...Submitted another victory the next time out, winning the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.83 in the Duke and Georgia Tech Dual...Set her current personal best at the same dual, swimming the 100-yard freestyle in 52.13 seconds for tenth on the all-time performance list...Continued her domination of the 200-yard freestyle by taking first at the UNC-Wilmington and Emory Dual (1:53.18)...Nabbed four second-place finishes against North Texas, including the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.48), the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.18), the 500-yard freestyle (5:03.00) and the 800-yard freestyle relay (7:46.51)...Won the 1,000-yard freestyle event (10:27.92) by more than 12 seconds against SMU...Took first for the fourth time as a junior in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.42) at the UH/Rice/LSU/Tulane Duals...Showed her strengths in other events, placed third against Texas A&M in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.69)...Locked down second place in the 300-yard freestyle (2:55.76) against Texas in the last regular-season meet of the year...Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a 500-yard freestyle time of 4:52.40 to finish second at the Conference USA Championships.

    2009 Summer
    Swam in the World Championships in Rome for Zimbabwe under Coach Mark Taylor.... Competed in the 50-yard butterfly and the 50-yard, 100-yard, 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle.

    FRESHMAN 2008-09
    Won her first collegiate race against Southwestern in the 200-yard butterfly... Was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team against North Texas... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.07... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle against North Texas with a time of 1:53.12... Took home second-place finish, her third of the meet, against North Texas in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:07.49... Member of the winning 400-yard and 800-yard freestyle relay teams against Michigan State... Placed second in the 1000-yard freestyle against Michigan State and set a personal record of 10:23.00... Won the 500-yard freestyle in East Lansing with a time of 5:01.86... Swam anchor of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team against Rice and New Mexico State... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.30 against Rice and New Mexico State... Won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:52.00... Member of the winning medley relay team at the Phill Hansel Dual Meet... Placed second in both the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle with times of 24.49 and 52.39 at the Phill Hansel Invitational... Finished second at LSU in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:52.12... Finished in second place against SMU in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:14.30... Also received second place at that meet in the 1,000-yard freestyle... Saved her best for the C-USA championships as she set three personal records... Finished fourth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:48.54... Finished second in the 500-yard freestyle and a time of 4:47.31... Also finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a 16:43.18 time.

    High School
    Graduated from Tuks Sport Study Center in 2007...Zimbabwe Junior Sports Woman of the year (2007)...was Top Eight in the South Africa Olympic Committee for 200-freestyle and 400-freestyle.

    Personal
    Born Sept. 9, 1989 in Harare, Zimbabwe...full name is Kimberley Ann Eeson...daughter of Sharon Coetzee and Bruce Eeson...hobbies include shopping...majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

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