Kaleigh Gomes

  • Kaleigh
  • Gomes

  • Event
    Sprint Freestyle
  • Class
  • Hometown
    Charlotte, N.C.

2010-11: Competed in three events at the ACC Championships … Scored 27 points for the H2Okies at the Volunteer Invitational, placing fifth in the 50 free, 10th in the 100 fly and 11th in the 100 free … Finished third in the 400 free and second in the 200 free relays at the Invite … Was a member of four gold medal-winning relay squads, winning the 200 free against Charleston and Radford, the 200 medley against William & Mary on her Senior Day, and both the 200 medley and the 400 free relays against Richmond.

2009-10: Competed in the 100 butterfly at the ACC Championships… Helped the 200 freestyle relay team to a third-place finish at the Volunteer Invitational…Also led the H2Okies with a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle and placed 13th in the 100 butterfly at the Volunteer Invite…Won the 50 free against Duke and the 100 fly against Davidson.

2008-09: Placed 16th in the 50 free, 27th in the 100 free and 34th in the 100 fly at the ACC Championships … Finished third-overall in the 50 free and 11th in the 100 fly at the Volunteer Invitational and helped the 200 free relay team take first place.

2007-08: Took 13th in the 50 free and 15th in the 100 butterfly to score her first career points at the ACC Championships ... Also took 26th in the 100 free while helping the 200 free relay team place fifth and the 400 free relay squad take sixth ... Posted three top-10 individual finishes at the Nike Cup ... Placed seventh in the 50 free, eighth in the 100 fly and ninth in the 100 free ... Also helped the 200 free relay team finish third.

High School: Attended Providence H.S. and also swam for Mecklenburg Aquatic Club ... Four-time All-American ... Senior runner-up in the 100 free and 100 fly ... Set state record in the 100 free for the title as a junior ... Won the 100 breast as a freshman and 100 free as a freshman and sophomore.

Personal: Kaleigh Nicole Gomes was born on Nov. 12, 1988, in Charlotte, N.C. ... Daughter of Brian and Sandi Gomes ... Majoring in public relations.