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Kristin Ates
Kristin Ates

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Mallard Creek

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance Free

Birthdate:
06/30/1991

Experience:
4L

Club:
Mecklenburg Aquatics


08/13/2013

Swimming & Diving Team Receives Scholar All-American Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.49 GPA

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

02/19/2013

Swimming & Diving Opens 2013 C-USA Championship On Wednesday

Green Wave look for solid ending to 2012-13 season; four-day event to take place in Houston

10/26/2012

Senior Day Spirit Not Enough As Swimming & Diving Falls To LSU

Eleven-member senior class makes final home appearance in 174-69 loss to Lady Tigers

10/25/2012

Swimming & Diving To Host LSU On Friday At Reily Natatorium

11-member senior class to take the pool for final time before home crowd; meet slated to start at 6 p.m.

TOP TIMES
100 breast: 1:22.88 at San Diego State (1/10/12)
100 fly: 1:02.79 at San Diego State (1/7/11)
200 fly: 2:14.71 vs LSU (10/29/10)
200 free: 2:03.99 at Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (11/19/10)
500 free: 5:11.18 at C-USA Championship (2/25/10)
1000 free: 10:47.57 vs LSU (10/29/10)
1650 free: 17:47.36 at C-USA Championship (2/27/10)
400 IM: 4:41.50 at Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (11/19/10)

Career Notes: Four-year letterwinner participated in 32 events during her career...claimed Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition each year.

2012-13: Participated in three events as a senior...posted season-best times of 1:03.15 in the 100 fly (Jan. 25) and 2:16.74 in the 200 fly (Jan. 26) during the LSU Quad Meet...also saw action vs North Texas and at the Phil Hansel Invitational...away from the pool, claimed Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2011-12: Swam in all nine meets as a junior...posted a career-best time of 1:22.88 in the 100 breast at San Diego State (Jan. 10) and season-best marks of 1:05.29 in the 100 fly vs North Texas (Oct. 15), , 2:08.61 in the 200 free at Houston Tri-Meet (Jan. 27), 2:16.78 in the 200 fly at Alabama (Oct. 29), 4:51.16 in the 400 IM vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 5) and 5:29.35 in the 500 free at the UH Cougar Classic (Nov. 17)...top finish of the year was a sixth-place showing in the 200 fly vs North Texas...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2010-11: Participated in all 10 events as a sophomore...posted career-best times of 2:03.99 in the 200 free at the Phil Hansel Cougar Classic Invitational (Nov. 19), 10:47.57 in the 1000 free vs LSU (Oct. 29), 1:02.79 in the 100 fly at San Diego State (Jan. 7), 2:14.71 in the 200 fly vs LSU (Oct. 29) and 4:41.50 in the 400 IM at the Phil Hansel Invite (Nov. 19) to go with season-best marks of 5:16.36 in the 500 free at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 24) and 17:54.46 in the 1650 free at the Phil Hansel Invite (Nov. 20), ...top finishes of the season was fifth place in the 1650 free vs Florida International and in the 200 fly vs LSU...also swam the third leg of the 800 free at San Diego State...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

2009-10: Swam in all 10 meets as a true freshman...posted career-best times of 5:11.18 in the 500 free at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 25) and 17:47.36 in the 1650 free at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 27) to go with season-best marks of 10:52.61 in the 1000 free at the Houston Duals (Jan. 29), and 4:45.50 in the 400 IM at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 26)...top finish of the year was third in the 1000 free at Vanderbilt...also swam the anchor leg of the 400 free relay vs Vanderbilt and at San Diego State, the third leg of the 800 free relay at the Cougar Classic Fall Invitational...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

High School: Two-year letterwinner Zebulon B. Vance High School before playing final two prep seasons at Mallard Creek High for coach Taylor Blanton...was a 4Aa state qualifier in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle in each of her final three prep seasons, voted team captain as a junior and senior, and twice earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honors...named MECA Female Swimmer of the Year, voted team MVP and tabbed Senior of the Year by Wendy's High School Heisman and The Charlotte Observer in 2009...set a pair of school records at Mallard Creek and two more at Zebulon B. Vance...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society...graduated class valedictorian, served as secretary of Mu Alpha Theta and earned the Mallard Creek Scholar Award.

Club: Swam 10 years for the Mecklenburg Aquatics Club...competed in the 2005 Deaflympic Games in Melbourne, Australia where she won the silver medal in the relays, and the 2007 World Deaf Championships in Taipei, Taiwan where she claimed two gold, one silver and two bronze medals in individual events...posted top times of 1:56.55 in the 200 free, 5:10.01 in the 500 free and 17:38.75 in the 1650 free.

Personal: Born Kristin Marie Ates on June 30, 1991 in Decatur, Ala...daughter of Steve and Lori Ates...has one brother, Steven, and one sister, Alyssa...completed degree in cell and molecular biology in May 2013.