Chelsea Dunlap
Chelsea Dunlap
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Westlake, Texas
High School: Carroll Senior
Position: Breaststroke
Major: History
Residential College: Branford

2013-2014 (Senior): Elected captain by her teammates. 

2012-2013 (Junior): Did not compete due to injury.

2011-2012 (Sophomore): Won the Harry Burke Award for outstanding contribution to Yale Swimming by an underclassman… 200-yard breaststroke: Finished 17th in the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 2:19.73… Best finish in the event was third against Cornell with a time of 2:28.60… 100-yard breaststroke: Finished 18th in the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:05.78… Fastest time was 1:05.41 in the prelims at Ivy’s… Best finish in the event was fourth against Cornell with a time of 1:09.12.

2010-2011 (Freshman): 200 breaststroke: Finished 23rd at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 2:23.27… Best finish was against Vermont, second with a time of 2:28.70… 100 breaststroke: Best finish was against Dartmouth and Penn, fourth with a time of 1:08.51… Fastest time in the event was 1:06.38 in the prelims of the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.

Before Yale: All-American in the 100 breaststroke, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay as a senior at Carroll High School… Part of school record 200 medley and 200 free relays… Finished third in 200 medley relay, seventh in 100 breaststroke and fourth in 200 free relay at Texas 5A state meet… Multiple all-state selection in her career… Helped Carroll to third place finish in state as a senior… Swam for the North Texas Nadadores club team… Long course Junior National and Senior National qualifier… Sectional champion in the 200 breaststroke in the summer of 2009.

Personal: Member of Branford College… History major… Mother, Anne, played field hockey and was a cheerleader at Colgate… Father, Fred, played football at Colgate… Likes country music, singing and cooking.

Why I Chose Yale: "I chose Yale because it's a family. Right away, I felt like I belonged with everyone at Yale. This sense of community, along with the perfect balance of academics and athletics ensured me that Yale is where I am meant to be."