Chelsea Abbott
Chelsea Abbott

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Mich.

High School:
Seaholm

Event:
Distance Free/IM

Birthdate:
11/09/1994


02/22/2014

MSU Women Finish Strong at Big Ten Swim/Dive Champs

Marina Borri turns in record-breaking performance to finish 10th in 100 breaststroke.

02/21/2014

MSU Posts Record-Setting Day Three At B1G Swim/Dive Champs

Spartan women sit in 10th with 70 points.

02/08/2014

Spartan Women Fall At Michigan

MSU posts wins on the boards and in the lanes, but fall short of victory on the road.

01/23/2014

Spartans Earn Dual-Meet Victory Over Oakland

Men seal first dual victory of the season with 400 freestyle relay win.

01/17/2014

MSU Women Lose Hard-Fought Battle to BGSU 144-150

Dominating diving and double wins from Becca Berman unable to secure win for the Spartans.

2013-14: Owned a season-best 5:00.63 in the 500 freestyle at the 2014 Big Ten Championships ... Posted her season best in the 1000 freestyle of 10:13.34 at the Illinois/Liberty dual meet ... Earned her season best in the 1650 freestyle of 16:57.59 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships ... Posted a season-best 2:09.29 in the 200 back stroke at the 2013 TYR Invitational ... Posted a 4:24.67 in the 400 individual medley at the Big Ten Championships.

2012-13: Holds the third spot in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:25.20, the sixth spot for the 1,650 freestyle with a time 16:59.03 and 10th spot in MSU history in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:16.00...Recorded season-best times and second place finishes in all three races at the Big Ten Championships in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:25.50, in the 500 free with a time of 4:59.93 and the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 16:59.03... Swam a personal-best time in the Iowa meet placing second in the 1,000 free with a time of 10:25.58... Posted a season-best time at GVSU, placing 10th with a time of 2:15.76 in the 200 individual medley.

High School: Four-year varsity letter winner at Birmingham Seaholm High School in Birmingham, MI ... 2011 varsity swim captain ... All-star in 2009 and 2010 ... All-state honorable mention in 2008 ... MHSAA state finalist in the 500 freestyle in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... All-Oakland County in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... OAA All-league from 2008 to 2011 ... League champion in the 500 freestyle in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... All-American in the 400 freestyle relay ... Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle at the state championship her freshman year ... Finished third in the 500 freestyle, first in the 200 freestyle, and third in the 400 freestyle relay at the state championship her sophomore year ... Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 400 freestyle relay at the state championship as a junior ... Finished third in the 500 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay at the state championship her senior year ... USA Swimming Michigan Champion in the 1,000 yard freestyle from 2009 to 2011 ... Junior National qualifier.

Personal: Born November 9, 1994 ... Daughter of Jerome and Elizabeth Abbott ... Majoring in elementary education with a minor in TESOL.