Kimmy Park Commits to DI California State University, Bakersfield

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Kimberly “Kimmy” Park, a current high school senior from La Crescenta-Montrose, California, has committed to swim for Division I California State University, Bakersfield. Park will graduate from Crescenta Valley High School in spring 2020 and join the Road Runner’s class of 2024.

Park is a current year-round swimmer for Rose Bowl Aquatics. This past year at the East Los Angeles Sectionals meet, Park placed 3rd in the 100 freestyle (52.09).

“I’m very proud to announce my commitment to California State University, Bakersfield. I love everything about the school and their amazing swim team. Not only are they amazing, the academics fit into what I want to pursue in the future.”

This year at the 2020 WAC Swimming and Diving Championships with Cal State, Park would have placed 14th in the 100 freestyle with her current best time of 51.59.

Top SCY Times

  • 50 freestyle – 24.11
  • 100 freestyle – 51.59
  • 200 freestyle – 1:54.47
  • 100 butterfly – 58.70
  • 200 IM – 2:09.68

At the WAC Championships this year, the Road Runners placed 5th as a team. It was a historic season for the Lady Road Runners, as multiple team records fell. Autumn D’Arcy was named the Western Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year and Mikayla Popham was named Conference Freshman of the Year.

In addition, seven of the Road Runners were awarded Swimmer of the Week awards throughout the course of the season.

Park will begin her swimming career at California State University, Bakersfield beginning fall 2020.

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