Kali Dean
Kali Dean
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Lansing
Position: Sprint-Mid Free/Back

2013-14: Finished her senior year season by placing 17th in the 50 free (24.59), 20th in the 100 free (53.88) and 17th in the 200 free (1:58.32) at the America East Championships… Set her season-best time in the 50 free at the conference meet in Worcester, Mass. … Recorded her best 100 free time (53.75) of the season at Old Dominion on Nov. 2, placing fifth…Swam a season-best 200 free (1:57.80) in UMBC’s season-opening exhibition at Bucknell on Oct. 5.

2012-13: Finished tied for tenth in the 50-yd. free (24.47) at the America East Championships while also placing 15th in both the 100-yd. free (53.01) and 200-yd. free (1:56.40)… Earned her best dual meet finish of the year by placing second in 1,000 free against Howard on Nov. 10… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011-12: Swam season-best times in the 50-yd. (24.39), 100-yd. (52.89) and 200-yd freestyles (1:56.05) while exhibitioning at the America East Championships.... Finished in 15th in the 200 free and 20th in both the 50 and 100 free at the Patriot Invitational... Best dual meet finish was third in the 100 free at Howard... Named to the America East Honor Roll. 

2010-11: Placed eighth in the 50-yard freestyle and helped the 200-yard freestyle relay team place second and the 200-yard medley relay achieve fifth at the Patriot Invitational... Claimed a dual meet victory in the 50 free against Rider... Her 50 free (24.11) time at the Patriot Invitational ranks eighth on UMBC's all-time list.

Background: Named the Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s Most Valuable Player her junior and senior seasons… Placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and eighth in the 100 free at the 2008 New York State Championships… Named the Elmira Free Academy Outstanding Swimmer in 2008 and 2009… Earned the Sportsmanship Award at the 2009 state meet.

Personal: Daughter of Douglas and Susan Dean… Has an older sister, Kendal… Majorin health administration and policy… Born May 11, 1992.