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Carter Bristow

Distance Free
Position
Junior
Class
Richmond, Va.
Hometown
Douglas S. Freeman
High School

Career Best Swims:
50 Free:
24.18
100 Free: 51.74
200 Free: 1:49.53
500 Free: 4:53.94
1650 Free: 17:04.63
400 IM: 4:30.37

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Advanced to the finals at the Tennessee Invitational in the 100, 200 and 500-yard freestyle
• Captured a season-best in the 200-yard freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational, recording a time of 1:51.24
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
Finished first in the 100-yard freestyle, second in the mile, third in the 50-yard freestyle and sixth in the 200-yard freestyle at the Liberty Last Chance
• Recorded a career-best swim in four events at the Liberty Last Chance meet
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background 
• Top-8 finisher at the 2018 Short Course NCSA Junior Nationals in the 1000-yard freestyle
• Three-time Conference 11 champion, four-time Region 5A/5B champion and Virginia senior state champion in the 1000-yard freestyle
• Virginia Senior State runner-up in the 1650-yard freestyle as a junior and senior and runner-up in the 1000-yard freestyle as a senior
• Four-time MVP and varsity letter winner with Douglas Freeman High School
• Named to Virginia All-Star team as a sophomore, junior and senior year
• Swam for NOVA of Virginia Aquatics

Personal
• Daughter of John and Meg Bristow
• Has one brother, Decker, and one sister, Walker
• Father, John Bristow, played tennis at North Carolina
• Valedictorian of Douglas Freeman High School