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Kristen Vredeveld
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Kristen Vredeveld 1752103
Position: Freestyle
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Baylor School
Experience: 1 Letter


  • Won a gold medal as member of the USA 400m free relay at the FINA World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru. The foursome included future Cal teammate Rachael Acker; also finished fourth in the 50m free in 25.61.


  • Member of the USA Junior National team in 2011-12 in the 50m free and 400m free relay


  • An honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American in 2014
  • At the 2014 Pac-12 Championships, placed 13th in the 50 free (22.88), 19th in the 200 free (1:48.30) and 24th in the 100 free (50.05)


  • 16-time state champion in individual and relay events
  • Led her team to four straight state titles and to national championships in 2011 and ’12
  • Holds records at Baylor School in the 50, 100, 200, and 500-yard freestyles
  • Set a 15-16 age group national record in the 50y free with a time of 22.17 in 2011


  • Undeclared major
  • Born on July 1, 1995.
  • Parents are Sandy and Roger Vredeveld. Her father swam and her mother played volleyball for University of North Carolina
  • Brother, Nathan, swam for University of Virginia
  • Has traveled to 44 states and seven countries
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