Sophomore: Career-best time of 17:56.11 at the Miami Invitational (11/30)?set season-best times in the 200 free (1:58.54) and the 500 free (5:17.72) at the Miami Invitational (11/30).
Freshman: Season-best times in the 500 free (5:19.78) and 200 free (1:57.68) at the Big Ten Championships...took second in the 100 free with a time of 10:49.15 in Hawaii (1/3).
High School: Four-year all-conference honoree and state meet qualifier at Novi H.S....also was a four-time all-conference academic selection...owns school records in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay...also a four-year track letterwinner at Novi...served as track team captain as a senior.
Personal: Born Aug. 24, 1982...daughter of James and Barbara Utley...grandfather, John, played football at Northwestern...an elementary education major.
Utley?s Lifetime Bests
200 Free: 1:57.68 - 1650 Free: 17:56.11
Coach Lutz says: ?Kris has shown some marked improvement from last year and she is getting very consistent. I think that she is gaining confidence with her training.She will definitely be a factor in every dual meet and a scoring factor for us this year.?