Colleen Kurtz
Colleen Kurtz
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Somerset, N.J.
High School: Rutgers Preparatory
Events: Freestyle/Butterfly
Major: Sociology/Criminology

Top Times
200 Freestyle - 1:55.15 (2/8-210/2018)
500 Freestyle - 5:01.02 (2/8-2/10/18)
200 Backstroke - 2:12.62 (11/18-19/16)
200 Butterfly - 2:08.58 (2/8-2/10/18)

2017-18: Named NE10 Swimmer of the Week (11/21/17) after a pair of third place finishes at the URI Invitational... Member of Relay Team of the Week (12/05)…  Won the NE10 Title in the 500 free at the NE10 Championships with personal best of 5:01.02, a new school record… Placed sixth at the NE10 Championships in the 200 free with a personal best of 1:55.15... Part of 800 free relay which took third at the NE10 Championships in a time of 7:41.96... Took fourth in the 200-yard butterfly at the NE10 Championships with a personal-best time of 2:08.58.

2016-17: Placed 2nd at the Harold Anderson Invitational in the 500 Free in a personal best of 5:04.08... Also finished 3rd in the 200 Free in a personal best of 1:55.52... Claimed 3rd place in the 200 Fly in a personal best time of 2:09.78 at Gompei's Invitational... Also finished 1st in the 400 Free Relay... Was a part of the 400 Free relay team that won NE10 Relay of the Week... Finished 4th in the 200 Fly at the NE10 Champs... Assisted her team in capturing a 3rd place finish in the 800 Free relay at the Champs... Was one of three swimmers to achieve top 8 finishes in all individual events at the NE10 Champs.

Prior to Assumption: Swam and played softball at Rutgers Preparatory School.

Personal: Daughter of Eileen and Kevin Kurtz… Born on September 23… Has two siblings, Timothy (16) and Shannon (13)… Her mom swam at Boston University and her dad wrestled at Rutgers University.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Katie Ledecky…Dream job: Dentist... #1 Song on her iPod: Into you- Ariana Grande... If she could meet anyone, living or dead: Ellen DeGeneres... Favorite sports memory: Winning the 500 freestlye at 2018 NE10 Championship... Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds... Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers.