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Cari Caprio
Cari Caprio

Hometown:
Mason, Ohio

High School:
William Mason

Height:
5-7

Event:
Mid-Free

Birthdate:
08/20/1991

Experience:
4L

Club Team:
Mason Manta Rays

Graduated:
2014


07/11/2014

Swimming & Diving Receives CSCAA Scholar All-America Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.53 GPA

05/02/2014

2013-14 Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award

04/09/2014

Swimmer Cari Caprio Receives C-USA Spirit Of Service Award

Green Wave standout earns distinction for performance in the pool, in the classroom and in the community

02/27/2014

Schachter Wins 50 Free In Record Fashion During Day 2 Of C-USA Championship

Green Wave swimming & diving team post four career-best times among six season-best performances

02/01/2014

Swimming & Diving Wraps Regular-Season Saturday At Houston

Green Wave post seven season-best times in day two of quad-meet; Arnold tallies No. 10 score in 3-meter

TOP TIMES
100 back: 59.41 at LSU (10/25/13)
50 free: 24.46 at C-USA Championship (2/27/14)
100 free: 52.74 at C-USA Championship (2/23/13)
200 free: 1:53.55 at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
500 free: 5:09.15 at C-USA Championship (2/21/13)

Career Notes: Four-year letterman participated in 35 meets during her career...at the time of her graduation, was part of a school-record 800 free relay team (7:23.20 on Feb. 20, 2013) while posting the No. 7 (7:35.93 on Nov. 16, 2012) and No. 9 (7:36.21 on Nov. 22, 2013) overall marks in the event, as well as the No. 5 (1:33.95 on Feb. 25, 2011) and No. 7 (1:34.72 on Nov. 21, 2013) spots in the 200 free relay, and the No. 9 (3:28.5 on Nov. 17, 2012) mark in the 400 free relay...was a four-year member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club.

2013-14: Swam in all nine events as a senior...posted career-best times of 59.41 in the 100 back with a leadoff split at LSU (Oct. 25) and 24.46 in the 50 free during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 27) to go with season-best marks of 53.36 in the 100 free (Nov. 23) and 1:55.00 in the 200 free (Nov. 22) during the preliminaries of the Phill Hansel Invitational...highest individual finish was a pair of second-place showings in the 100 free vs UALR (Oct. 12) and at North Texas (Jan. 18)...in relay action, earned third-place All C-USA honors in the 200 free with a combined time of 1:33.95... helped the 400 free unit post second-place finishes at San Diego State (Jan. 10) and North Texas (Jan. 18) as well as a third-place showing in the 200 free vs UALR...also anchored the 200 medley relay team at te Phill Hansel Invite, the Houston Quad meet, at San Diego State and at North Texas, the 400 medley at LSU and at the Houston Quad Meet, and the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invite...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a junior...posted career-best times of 52.61 in the 100 free (Feb. 23), 1:53.55 in the 200 back (Feb. 22) and 5:09.15 in the 500 free (Feb. 21) during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship while clocking a top time of 24.78 in the preliminaries of the Phil Hansel Invitation (Nov. 15)...had a pair of third-place finishes, in the 200 free at Vanderbilt (Nov. 3) and in the 500 free vs Arkansas-Little Rock (Oct. 6)...in relay action, swam the third leg of the 800 free which set a Tulane record with a time of 7:23.20 at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 20) while helping the 200 free relay win at San Diego State (Jan. 7) and posting a third-place finish in the 400 free at Vanderbilt (Nov. 3)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a sophomore...posted season-best times of 24.69 in the 50 free during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 16), 53.99 in the 100 free in a leadoff leg of the 400 free relay at the UH Cougar Classic (Nov. 19), 1:08.68 in the 100 back at San Diego State (Jan. 10) and 1:55.14 in the 200 free during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Nov. 17)...top individual finish was a fifth-place showing in the 100 free vs Vanderbilt...in relay action, help the 400 free team post a second-place finish vs Vanderbilt and a third-place showing at LSU...also swam various legs of the 200, 400 and 800 free, and anchored the 200 medley at the Houston Tri-Meet and at LSU...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in eight events as a true freshman...posted season-best time of 24:61 in the 50 free at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 26), 54.71 in the 100 free at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 26), 1:56.09 in the 200 free at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic (Nov. 19) and 5:23.93 in the 500 free at San Diego State (Jan. 8)...top individual finishes were sixth-place showings in the 100 free vs Florida International and in the 200 free vs LSU...helped the relay teams tally five top three finishes: coming in second in the 400 free at Vanderbilt and vs LSU, and in the 800 free at San Diego State; and finishing third in the 400 free and 200 medley vs Florida International...also participated in the 200 free relay...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at William Mason High for coach Mark Sullivan...earned All-America honors every year as a prepster, was named Scholastic All-American as a senior, tabbed Most Improved as a junior and claimed Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman...qualified for the state meet all four years, was a member of three relay teams that set school records and finished third in the state in the 200 free relay as a senior...also lettered twice in track and field, and once in cross country.

Personal: Born Cari Anne Caprio on Aug. 20, 1991, in Chicago, Ill...daughter of Paul and Teresa Caprio...has two brothers, Brian and Brendan...aunt, Christen Tuttle, swam collegiately at Miami (Ohio) University...majoring in business marketing.