Kara Gordon
Kara Gordon
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Midland, Mich.
High School: H.H. Dow
Events: FL/BR


50 Freestyle26.78Wheaton Invitational12/2/2011
100 Backstroke1:07.38Principia1/17/2014
100 Breaststroke
1:09.50Midwest Invitational
200 Breaststroke
2:38.96University of Chicago
100 Butterfly
1:00.75Midwest Invitational
200 Butterfly
2:13.48Midwest Invitational
200 Individual Medley2:20.96Principia1/17/2014


2013-14: Posted the fourth-fastest time on the team in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.50) and ranked fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:44.58) ... UAA all-academic.

2012-13: Finished 25th in the 200 butterfly, 27th in the 100 breaststroke and 28th in the 100 butterfly at the UAA Championships ... UAA all-academic.

2011-12: Finished 24th in the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke at the UAA Championships ... Also swam on Washington U.'s 12th-place 200-free relay ... UAA all-academic.

2010-11: Picked up a 22nd-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly and came in 24th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the UAA Championships … Posted a season-best time of 1:13.13 in the 100-breaststroke at the Wheaton Invitational (12/4).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in swimminga t H.H. Dow High School … Earned All-State honors in the 400-free relay in 2007 … Four-time All-Valley/Academic honoree (2006-09) … National Honor Society … National Merit Commended Scholar … AP Scholar.

PERSONAL: Majoring in communication design and English … Daughter of Glenn and Irene Gordon.