Kaela Marcus
Kaela  Marcus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Placerville, Calif.

High School:
Placerville El Dorado HS

Event:
Breaststroke


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Junior Season: Finished twentieth in the 100-yard breast (1:01.47) and sixteenth in the 200-yard breast (2:15.01) at the Big Ten Championships. • placed seventh in the 100-yard breast (1:06.29) vs. Denver • took seventh in the 200-yard breast (2:22.06) against Hawai'i and Drury • finished seventh in the 200-yard breast with a time of 2:19.63 at the Minnesota Invitational • took seventh in the 200-yard breast (2:23.48) against the University of Iowa • placed eighth in both the 100-yard breast with a time of 1:07.73 and the 200-yard breast with a time of 2:26.97 against Florida State. 

2016-17 Sophomore Season: Tallied a 14th place finish with a 2:12.08 in the 200-yard breast at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • finished first place with a 2:19.17 in the 200-yard breast at the Minnesota Invitational • improved to 2:13.33 in the 200-yard breast at the AT&T Winter Nationals • finished in 19th place with a 1:01.39 in the 100-yard breast at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • improved to 2:05.58 in the 200-yard IM at the 2017 Big Ten Championships.  

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • at the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Marcus placed 13th in the 200 breast, 27th in the 100 breast and 75th in the 200 IM • tallied 16 top-five finishes during the regular season • made her collegiate debut at Florida State, highlighted by a silver finish in the 200 breast.

High School: 2015 graduate of El Dorado High School • coached by Alan Rosenfeld and Zach Davis • four-time letterwinner in swimming • four-time letterwinner in academic achievement • All-League (2011-2015) • Rookie of the Year (2010) • Most Inspirational Swimmer (2011) • Most Dedicated Swimmer (2012) • Scholastic All-American Award (2014) • Sierra Nevada Scholar Athlete (2011-2015) • Academic All-American Qualifier (2015) • Academic All-American (2015) • Honor Roll (2011-2015) • Honor Guard (2011-2015) • AP Scholar Award (2014) • member of AquaSol Swim Team  most memorable sports thrill was at her last CIF Sac Joaquin High School Sections meet when she dropped a second and a half to qualify for the California State swim meet in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Personal: Born May 28, 1997 • daughter of Ron and Sheree Marcus • has one younger sister, Allison • enjoys to read, crochet, play with her dogs, water ski, go boating and hiking • plans to major in Biology.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
100 breast 1:01.39 2/17/2017
200 breast 2:12.08 2/18/2017
200 IM 2:05.58 2/16/2017

 

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