Kaikea

Wilinski

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Capistrano Beach, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita Catholic

Bio

2018-2019:

  • Won the 100 free at the Patriot League Championship with a personal-best time (49.17)
  • Won the 100 back vs. Sacred Heart & Manhattan (59.87)
  • Had 12 top three, 18 top five, and 22 top ten finishes on the year
  • Set personal-best times in the 100 free at the Patriot League Championship (49.17), in the 50 back at the Patriot League Championship (25.03), in the 100 back at the Patriot League Championship (52.99), and in the 100 fly at the Patriot League Championship (51.55)

2017-2018:

  • Finished first for the Crusaders in the 100 back with a time of 55:52 against Fairfield
  • Finished first in the 100 back with a finals time of 55.03 against Providence
  • Took first in the 400m medley relay with a finals time of 3:36.33 against Springfield
  • Also took first in the 100 back with a time of 55.68 against Springfield

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity swim team under head coaches Rich and Ron Blanc
  • Named Most Outstanding Swimmer freshman, sophomore and senior year
  • Received the NISCA All American Academic Award
  • Led high school team to win the Trinity All-League Championships in 2015 and 2016
  • Named Estancia Swimmer of the Meet in 2014 and the Santa Margarita Swimmer of the Meet in 2017
  • Holds All-time Mater Dei record in 100 IM and 200 Medley Relay
  • Career individual statistics: 50 FL 24.33, 100 FL 51.64, 200 FL 1:57.05, 50 BK 25.01, 100 BK 52.90, 200 BK 1:57.86, 50 BR 39.92, 100 BR 1:06.50, 200 BR 2:22.71, 50 FR 22.97, 100 FR 49.50, 200 FR 1:48.99, 500 FR 4:56.98, 100 IM 54.25, 200 IM 1:59.48, 400 IM 4:30.27, Three Time CIF Southern Section Top 25 Qualifier; 2017 100 FL 22 nd, 100 BK 25th; 2016 100 FL 22nd, 100 BK 24th; 2015 100 FL 28th
  • Also swan for the Irvine Aquazot Swim Club under head coaches Brian Pajer and Todd Hickman
  • Member of the USA Swimming National Gold Medal Club 2015-2017
  • Received the California Scholarship Federation Scholar Award 2015-2017 CSF Lifetime Award 2017, Renaissance Award, Veterans Of Foreign Wars Outstanding Spokesperson for Freedom 2016, Academic Athlete Award 2014, 2015, 2016, Mater Dei Team Scholar Athlete 2014-2016, Mater Dei Academic Award 2015 and 2016, Varsity Athlete Award 2014-2016, ASB Renaissance Character Award 2016

Personal:

  • Son of Chris and Karrie
  • Plans to major in political science and English
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