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Kiah Francis

Class: Sophomore Position: Breast, IM Height: 5-8 Previous School: Home School Hometown: Rhinelander, Wis.

2018-19 (So.)
• Focused on breaststroke and IM
• Enters junior season ranked third in program history in the 400 IM (4:18.70), fourth in the 200 IM (2:02.11), sixth in the 200 breaststroke (2:17.52), eighth in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.03) and 10th in the 100 IM (1:01.08)
• Earned A Finals swims in the 200 IM and 400 IM at CCSA Championships while also making the 200 breaststroke B Final
• Qualified for CCSA A Final in 400 IM, swimming season-best 4:27.09 before placing ninth in A Final
• Swam season-best 2:04.83 in CCSA 200 IM A Final, good for seventh place overall
• Clocked 2:24.33 in CCSA prelims of the 200 breaststroke before going on to place 14th at night

2017-18 (Fr.)
• CSCAA Scholar All-America (honorable mention)
• Focused on breaststroke and IM
• Won first individual event, the 200 IM, in season opener at Campbell
• Earned A Finals swims in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM at CCSA Championships, posting podium finish in 400 IM
• Posted first career podium finish, swimming program-record, NCAA B cut 4:18.70 in 400 IM A Final to place second in CCSA
• Her lifetime-best 2:02.11 in the CCSA 200 IM A Final was good for fourth place
• Finished up conference meet with sixth-place showing in 200 breaststroke in lifetime-best 2:17.52

Prep
• Home schooled, competing for Rhinelander High School
• Two-time 200 breaststroke state champion
• 2016 WIAA D2 State Champion in 200 IM and 100 breaststroke
• 2015 WIAA D2 State Runner-up in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke
• Five-time Rhinelander High School varsity swimming record holder
• Summer Junior Nationals qualifier
• 2016 Summer Junior National 100 breaststroke C Finalist
• 2015 Great Northern Conference Swimmer of the Year
• YMCA Teen Character Award recipient
• Competed for Wausau Tide Swim Club in club swimming
• Lifetime bests entering Liberty: 100 Breast SCY - 1:03.83; 100 Breast LCM – 1:13.25; 200 Breast SCY – 2:19.23; 400 IM SCY – 4:24.81; 200 IM SCY – 2:03.30

Personal
• Daughter of Bradley and Amy Francis
• Mother, Amy Francis, swam collegiately at Kenyon College
• Majoring in strategic communication
• Birthday is Nov. 26

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
200 Breast - 2:17.52
200 IM - 2:02.11
400 IM - 4:18.70

CCSA Individual Medalist Honor (1)
2018 400 IM (2nd)