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.
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.
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.
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.
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.