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Kelly Naze
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Kelly Naze 1250931
Position: IM/Butterfly/Backstroke
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Englewood, Colo.
High School: Cherry Creek HS
Major: American Studies
Experience: 3 Letters


  • Placed 15th in the 200m IM at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships (2:16.18)
  • Member of the USA Junior National Team from 2009-13
  • At the 2010 Junior Pan-Pacific Championships, won a gold medal in the 400m medley relay and a silver medal in the 100m fly


  • Qualified for 2012 Olympic Trials in eight events
  • Highest place was 18th in the 200m IM


  • A CSCAA Scholar All-American and honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection in 2014
  • Entered 2014-15 ranked ninth in the 200 back (1:54.29) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:10.10) on Cal’s all-time list
  • Just missed scoring at the 2014 NCAA Championships, finishing 18th in prelims in the 200 back (1:54.29)
  • At the 2014 Pac-12 meet, took fourth in the 400 IM (4:11.61), fifth in the 200 back (1:54.73) and seventh in the 200 IM (1:57.52)
  • Placed in three events at the 2013 Pac-12 Championships – ninth in the 400 IM (4:10.37), 10th in the 200 IM (1:57.90) and 13th in the 200 fly (1:59.11)


  • A high school All-American in 2009 and 2010
  • Helped the Cherry Creek HS team win the Colorado state championship in 2009 and 2010
  • The 2010 national age group record-holder in the 400m free and 800m free LCM relays
  • Set Colorado state records in the 100m breast and 100m fly
  • Captured state titles in the 100 breast and 100 fly in 2010
  • Member of USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team from 2010-12


  • American studies major
  • Parents are Judy and Randy Naze
  • Has two sisters: Katie, who swam for the University of Denver, and Robyn
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