Karch Petersen
Karch Petersen
Year: So.
Hometown: Nassau Bay, Texas
High School: Lutheran South Academy
Position: Distance Free/IM
Major: Statistics

Career Bests:

100 free – 52.43
200 free – 1:50.58
500 free – 4:46.02
1000 free – 10:18.97
1650 free – 16:45.78
50 back – 28.00
100 back – 58.78
200 back – 1:58.05
200 fly – 2:18.44
200 IM - 2:06.70
400 IM – 4:09.25

2011-12: Earned second varsity letter…named a UAA All-Academic honoree…recorded a career-best time of 24.20 in the 50 free.

2010-11: Earned first varsity letter as a freshman…posted second-best time on the team in the 100 back (54.59)…swam third-best time on the team in the 50 back (26.92) and 200 back (1:58.05).

Personal: Full name Forrest Petersen...earned four varsity letters in swimming and one in cross country at Lutheran South Academy…three-time All-Texas Association of Private and Parochial School DII…member of four straight TAPPS Championship teams…recipient of the swimming team Work Award in both 2009 and 2010…AP Scholar with honors…member of the National Honor Society…two-time TAPPS Academic All-Texas…NISCA Scholar All-American…High School Aerospace Scholar…graduated in top 10% of senior class…twin brother Karch also a member of the Spartan swimming & diving team…son of Brent and Dawn Petersen.

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