UND Roster

2014-15 Swimming and Diving Roster

Courtney Whyte

Fly / Back


Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown Lafayette, CA
High School Campolindo
Bio

AS A SENIOR (2014-15): Competed at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year, swimming in three individual events … had best finish in the 200 fly (34th – 1:57.72) and also participated in the 100 fly (46th – 53.51) and the 100 back (46th – 54.67) … claimed seventh in the finals of the 200 fly (NCAA B Cut – 1:58.18) at the ACC Championships … in addition, placed 17th overall in the 100 fly (NCAA B Cut – 53.49) while swimming a leg of four relay squads that finished in the top 10 … the 400 medley relay team took fourth (NCAA B Cut – 3:35.00), the 200 medley (NCAA B Cut – 1:38.39) and the 400 free (3:19.95) relays placed seventh and the 200 free relay (1:32.78) claimed 10th … helped lower Rolfs Aquatics Center pool records in the 200 medley relay (1:40.33) and the 400 medley relay (3:39.21) at the Shamrock Invitational … also won the 200 fly (1:58.70) and finished second in the 400 free relay (3:27.44) … opened year with a relay victory (200 medley) against Michigan State … assisted the 200 medley relay team (1:43.59) in winning at a double dual meet against Georgia Tech and South Carolina … finished second in the 200 fly (2:03.95) at the same meet … helped the 200 medley relay team (1:42.16) win in a dual meet against No. 24 Purdue … finished second in the 200 back (2:04.06) in the same meet … swam on both the winning 200 medley (1:42.59) and 400 medley (3:43.29) relay squads in a double dual against Pitt and Virginia Tech … helped the 200 medley relay squad (1:43.12) win and the 400 free relay team (3:27.88) place second in a dual win over Illinois … swam in the “A” final of the 200 fly at the Texas Invitational, finishing fifth in NCAA B cut time of 1:58.46 … swam a leg of the second place 200 medley relay team (1:43.03) in a double dual against Michigan and Northwestern … helped the 200 medley relay team (1:43.59) place second in a double dual against No. 24 Wisconsin and No. 14 Indiana … won the 100 back (57.93), the 100 fly (56.86) and the 200 medley relay (1:45.47) in a dual meet against Cleveland State … had best time on the team in the 200 fly (1:56.97 – ACCs) … other best individual times included 53.95 in the 100 free (Auburn/Vanderbilt), 54.67 in the 100 back (NCAAs), 2:04.06 in the 200 back (Purdue), 53.49 in the 100 fly (ACCs) and 2:03.93 in the 200 IM (Texas) … competed in three events at the Phillips 66 National Championships … finished 66th in 50-meter fly (28.66), 72nd in the 100m fly (1:02.11) and 75th in the 200m fly (2:19.54) … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … served as a tri-captain with teammates Allison Casareto and Bridget Casey … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Turned in breakout year for the Irish in qualifying for her first NCAA meet … swam with the 200 and 400 medley relay teams at the NCAA Championships, helping the former finish 18th in 1:38.00, and the later take 22nd place in 3:36.28 … had a spectacular meet at the ACC Championships … was part of two school record relay teams – the 400 medley (3:33.93) and the 200 medley (1:37.61) – as they finished in second and third place, respectively … also took ninth in the 200 free relay (1:32.71), ninth in the 200 fly (1:58.30), 14th in the 100 fly (54.08) and 18th in the 100 back (54.06) … time in the 100 back was an NCAA B cut and a career best while the 200 fly mark was also a career best … swam a career-best time of 53.44 in the 100 fly at the Hawkeye Invitational prelims … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Registered three top-10 finishes at the 2013 BIG EAST Championships, which included two sixth-place finishes in the 100 fly (54.93) and 200 fly (2:00.50) and a 10th-place showing in the 100 back (55.19) … 100 and 200 fly times were personal bests times and substantial improvements from freshman campaign … swam to another personal best in the 100 free with a lead-off split of 52.65 at the Shamrock Invitational … clocked in at 5:01.41 in the 500 free at the Ohio State Invitational, which was nearly three seconds faster than last season … recorded a career-best 1:53.12 in the 200 free in a third-place performance at the Shamrock Invitational … collected four individual top-three finishes on the dual meet slate … was a member of the victorious 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay at the Shamrock Invitational … swam in the winning 800 free relay at the Dennis Stark Relays … was the third-fastest performer in the 200 butterfly for the 2012-13 squad and collected three of the top 10 performances in the event over the same time span … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Saw action for the Irish in freestyle, backstroke and fly events in first year … posted best 100 free time of the season (54.27) at the Shamrock Invitational … swam to a career-best time in the 500 free (5:04.34) at the Ohio State Invitational … led off the 200 medley relay at the same meet, recording best 50 back time (26.74) of the season … competed for the Irish in dual meets against Purdue, Louisville, Ball State, Auburn, Pittsburgh, and Michigan/Northwestern … earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Graduated from Campolindo High School (Calif.) in the spring of 2011 … lettered four years in swimming, specializing in the 100 fly and 200 free … was all-conference three times and was a conference champion as a sophomore, junior and senior … named team captain as a senior … earned three Academic All-America placards in the classroom … volunteered in spare time to be a Special Olympics swim coach … also was a Del Amigo Swim Association Recreational swim coach … earned the American Association of Undergraduate Women Scholarship in 2011 … participated in the sports medicine team at Campolindo, earning the Sports Medicine Student of the Year award in 2011 … competed for the Orinda Aquatics club team … named team captain, while earning the Coaches and Most Inspirational awards … also a national qualifier with Orinda … born to Mike and Lynn Whyte in San Ramon, California … has an older brother, Ryan … brother played rugby at Oregon and grandfather played football at California … graduated from the College of Science with a science pre-professional degree.

Whyte’s Career Bests

Event Time Meet
100 Back 54.06 ACC’s, 2014
200 Back 1:56.84 Hawkeye, 2013
100 Fly 53.44 Hawkeye, 2013
200 Fly 1:56.97 ACC’s, 2015