Kayla Douglas
Kayla Douglas


Livonia, Mich.

High School:



Pair of Top-Four Finishers Solidify U-M's Sixth-Place Big Ten Finish

Women's Swimming & Diving Comes In Sixth Place at Big Tens


Four Place in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record on Day Three of Big Tens

Four Women's Swimmers in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record at Big Tens


This Week in Michigan Women's Swimming & Diving #10

Women's Swimming & Diving Off to Big Ten Championships


Two Wolverines Race to First-Place Finishes at Michigan Open

Pair of Women's Swimmers Take Top Honors at Michigan Open


Quintet of Wolverines Compete on First Day of Michigan Open

Five Women's Swimmers Race on First Day of Michigan Open

At Michigan ... Academics ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2012).

Senior (2014-15)... Competed in two events against Penn State and Virginia (Nov. 7-8)... Swam in three events against Louisville, Indiana, Texas (Oct. 24-25) ... Made season debut against Iowa/Nebraska (Oct. 3-4), competing in three events.

Junior (2013-14) ... Championship Meets... Finished 29th in the 200-yard backstroke and 34th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-22) ....Regular Season... Competed in both backstrokes at Ohio State (Feb. 1) and at the NU Quad Meet (Jan. 11) ... Finished fourth in the 200-yard backstroke at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Placed 24th in the 200-yard backstroke at the U.S. Winter National Championships (Dec. 5-7) ... Raced in three events at the Michigan Open (Nov. 24) ... Competed in several events against Toledo (Nov. 1) ...Competed in both backstrokes at Minnesota (Oct. 11).

Sophomore (2012-13) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 36th in the 100-yard backstroke and 48th in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) .... Regular Season ...Won the 100-yard backstroke at the Michigan Open in Rochester, Mich. (Feb. 10) ... won the 100-yard backstroke vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... swam three events at the Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18) ... swam two events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... swam four events vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).

Freshman (2011-12) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 24th in the 200-yard backstroke, 37th in the 100-yard backstroke, and 55th in the 100-yard butterfly at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... finished third in the 100-yard backstroke and fifth in the 200-yard backstroke against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... seventh in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 200-yard backstroke against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... fifth in the 100-yard backstroke and sixth in the 200-yard backstroke against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... exhibitioned 100-meter backstroke, 50-meter freestyle, and 200-yard backstroke against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... made collegiate debut against Toledo (Oct. 22), finishing seventh in the 200-yard backstroke ... did not swim at Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Prep ... Franklin (2011) ... four-time All-State selection ... MHSAA D-I state champion as a senior (100-yard backstroke) ... first All-American in school history (as a senior) ... three-time Academic All-American ... four-time All-Conference selection ... four-time All-Division selection ... won two conference championships in four years ... Academics/Extracurricularls... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ... Honor Roll (2007-11) ... National Honor Society ... International Baccalaureate Certificate.

Club/International... Farmington YMCA Stingrays (2001-09) ... YMCA National Team (2007-09) ... Club Wolverine (2009-11) ... three-time YMCA National Qualifier (2007-09) ... U.S. Junior National Qualifier (2009-10).

Personal ... Kayla Lynn Douglas was born August 28, 1993 ... daughter of James and Alicia Douglas ... father, James, went to Michigan State ... has three younger sisters ... enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... broadcast/journalism major.

Top Times

Event Time Date
100-yard Butterfly 58.92 2/17/12
100-yard Backstroke 55.44 2/8/13
200-yard Backstroke 1:58.71 2/8/13
200-yard IM 2:07.86 11/16/12

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