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…swam a leg for the first-place 200 free relay team in a dual meet versus Baldwin Wallace on January 27…won the 1650 free at the Veale Classic Duals with a time of 17:23.64 on November 11…recorded career-best times throughout the year in the 500 free (4:46.02), 1000 free (10:18.97) and 50 back (28.00).

2010-11: Earned first varsity letter as a freshman…posted second-best time on the team in the 400 IM (4:09.25).

Personal: Earned four varsity letters in swimming and one in both cross country and track & field at Lutheran South Academy…three-time All-Texas Association of Private and Parochial School DII…member of four-straight TAPPS Championship teams…LSA team MVP in 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 Forrest (Kyle) also a member of the Spartan swimming & diving team…son of Brent and Dawn Petersen.

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