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Kara Wilkins
Kara  Wilkins

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Sunlake

Height:
5-7

Event:
Butterfly, Back

Birthdate:
01/07/1999

Major:
Ocean Engineering

06/06/2017

On Deck: A Look at the 2017-18 Women's Swimming & Diving Recruits

Head Coach Lara Preacco and the Owls welcome 16 talented young women to the team

High School

  • Attended Sunlake High School and competed for Shelly Koutras
  • Four-time All-Conference honoree, State Finalist and Principal’s Honor Roll member
  • 2014-15 Scholastic All-American
  • Holds the school records in the 100 fly, 100 back, 200 IM, 400 medley relay and 200 and 400 free relays
  • Member of the Academy Aquatic Club and swam or Bill Shaffer
  • Part of the AAC National Travel Team and FLA Open Water Zone Team (2015-17)

Personal

  • Ocean engineering major
  • Born and raised in Tampa, Fla.
  • Daughter of Jay and Pamela Wilkins
  • Favorite professional athlete is Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky
  • Favorite movie is Finding Nemo
  • Likes to listen to Pop-Rock and Country music
  • Enjoys scuba diving
  • Most people don’t know that she is like a fish out of water when it comes to participating in other sports
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