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Chelsea Haser
Chelsea Haser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sykesville, Md.

High School:
Century

Height:
5-9

Event:
Middle Distance Free

Birthdate:
01/21/1987

Major:
International Business

Five-time All-American
CSCAA Academic All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior Season (2007-08)
Competed at the 2008 United States Olympic Trials in the 400m freestyle and the 800m freestyle... Finished 52nd in the 400m free with a personal-best time of 4:19.21... Placed 37th in the 800m free with a time of 8:52.87... Earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in the 500 free as she finished 16th with a time of 4:44.22... Also competed in the 200 free (60th, 1:49.03) and 1,650 free (29th, 16:36.18) at NCAAs... Advanced to finals in the 200, 500 and 1,650 freestyles at the SEC Championships... Top finish at SECs came in the 1,650 free as she finished third with a time of 16:03.00... Came in with a sixth-place finish in the 500 free (4:44.57) and 12th place in the 200 free (1:48.17)... Her top time in the 1,000 freestyle during the regular season came at Texas A&M as she clocked a time of 9:58.29... Her time of 16:03.00 in the 1,650 free at the SEC Championships ranks fourth all-time at Auburn... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2006-07)
Competed at the U.S. Senior National Championships in the 200m free, 400m freeand 800m free... A two-time honorable mention All-American in the 500 and 1,650 frees... Finished 10th in the 500 free at the NCAA Championships with a time of 4:43.38, followed it up with a ninth-place finish in the 1,650 free with a time of 16:12.85... At the SEC Championships, finished sixth in the 500 free (4:47.50), eighth in the 200 free (1:48.78) and third in the 1,650 free (16:09.97)... Her time of 4:38.38 in the 500 free at NCAAs ranks seventh all-time at Auburn... Posted Auburn's fastest 500 free time against Alabama and Florida State; posted the fastest 1,000 free time against Alabama... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Swam on the 10th-place 800m free relay team while finishing 34th in the 800m free (9:10.27).

Freshmen Season (2005-06)
Competed at the U.S. Senior National Championships in the 400m and 800m free's ... Had a 27-second drop in 1650 free at the NCAA Championships to earn an All-American finish ... Time of 16:24.05 was good enough for 13th ... Also earned All-American honors with a seventh place finish in the 500 free (4:46.82) ... Swam a personal best 4:43.47 in the 500 free prelim ... Made the A final in the 500 free at the SEC Championship and ended up sixth with a finals time of 4:45.38 ... Came in 11th in the 1650 free at conference (17:00.43) and was 14th in the 200 free (1:49.34).

High School
Attended Century High School... Competed on the Green Terror Aquatic Club under coach Jeff Hiestand... 2003 National Select Camp attendee... Two-time Maryland Short Course Swimmer of the Year... National qualifier in the 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 free's... National Honor Society... Two-time Academic All-American.

Personal
Full name is Chelsea Anna Haser... Parents are Ed and Peggy Haser... Born on January 21, 1987... Has two brothers, Aaron (23) and Colin (19)... Brother Colin runs cross country at University of Maryland-Baltimore County... Majoring in International Business.

More on Chelsea
Favorite pro athlete is George Hincapie... One thing she can't go a week without is coffee... Best non-athletic talent is cooking... Chose Auburn because of the team, the town and the school.