Athlete of the Week Archive

Feb. 3, 2006

LARAMIE, Wyo. -




Kenzie Kotby


How long have you been swimming competitively?
"Since I was a freshman in high school."

Do you have any other hobbies?
"I really like to snowboard."

What is your most fond memory as a member of the University of Wyoming Swim Team?
"I would say going to conference every year and just being a part of the team."

What does a typical day look like for you as a UW swimmer?
"We wake up every day at 5:30. Monday, Wednesday and Friday we lift in the morning for about an hour and we have afternoon swim from 1:30 to 4:00. And we swim Tuesday mornings at 6:00."

What superstitions (if any) do you have before a race?
"I always mess with my goggles a lot. I`m always afraid they're going to come off. I also always jump up and down before I get into the blocks."

What's your major?
"Physical Education."

What are you plans after college?
"I would like to move out of Wyoming and hopefully get a job teaching."

What goals do you have for this season?
"I want to swim a 23 in the 50 at conference and hopefully place. Also, I was on a relay (200 freestyle relay) last year that placed second at conference and we would like to place first this year."