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2011-12 - Swam in every meet...Posted the third best times by a Gamecock on the season in the 50 freestyle (20.89) and 100 breaststroke (56.08) with both coming at the SEC Championships...Had team's fourth best time in the 100 freestyle with a mark of 46.23 at the SEC Championships...Recorded a season-bet finish of fifth place in the 100 breaststroke against Clemson (59.45) and East Carolina (59.88).
AT WEST VIRGINIA - Swam the freestyle and breaststroke events for the Mountaineers for the last two season...Two-time Big East All-Academic selection....Had the 20th best time in the Big East in 2010-11 in the 50 free (20.94) and 12th best time in the 100 breaststroke (5.96).
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic School...Three-year captain...Named team MVP all four years...Three-time South Carolina Independent Schools Association Swimmer of the Year...Four-time SCISA All-State honoree...State record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 free...Led St. Joseph's to 2005, 2006, and 2008 SCISA state titles...Is a 13-time SCISA state champion...State record holder in the long course 100 breaststroke...Named High School Sports Report SCISA Swimmer of the Year in 2006 and All-State from 2006-08...Member of the Y-Spartaquatics club team...Helped lead Y-Spartaquatics to 2006, 2007 and 2008 YMCA long course national titles...Was a 14-time YMCA All-American.
PERSONAL - Born August 28, 1991...Parents are Kim and Collette Kauffman...Has two brothers, Jared and Bradley, and one sister, Kristen...Jared is a swimmer at Ohio State...Majoring in finance.
|Kauffman's Top Times|
|50 freestyle||20.75||2/20/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|
|100 freestyle||46.23||2/18/12||SEC Championships||Knoxville, Tenn.|
|100 breaststroke||54.92||2/22/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|
|200 breaststroke||2:03.53||2/23/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|