Olivia Solimine - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Olivia Solimine

Class Freshman
Hometown Brentwood, Tenn.
High School Ensworth School
Major Undeclared

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Career-Best Times (collegiate)
50 Free: 23.88 at SEC Championships, 2.21.24
100 Free: 52.35 at SEC Championships, 2.24.24
100 Back: 58.46 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.16.23

As a Freshman (2023-24)
• Had career-low marks in prelims of the 50 and 100 free, also racing in the 100 back (58.67), at the SEC Championships (Feb. 20-24)
• Recorded career-best time in the 100 back D Final while also qualifying for the D Final in the 50 (24.34) and 100 (52.69) free at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 15-17)
• Runner-up in the 50 free (23.89) and placed fourth in the 100 free (52.57), finishing with the best mark of her career in both events at the time, in Vandy’s win over Iowa (Oct. 28)
• Was fourth in the 50 free (24.40) in victory over Tulane (Feb. 2)
• Placed fourth in the 50 free (24.38) and competed in the 100 free (53.42) in her collegiate debut against Florida (Sept. 29)
• Competed in the 50 (24.75) and 100 (55.02) free and the 100 back (59.43), helping the B 400 free relay team to a second-place finish, in Vandy’s wins over Little Rock and North Texas (Jan. 27)
• Swam the 50 free (24.83) at Illinois (Nov. 4)
• Participated in the 50 (24.21) and 100 (52.96) free at Illinois (Nov. 4)
• Raced in both the 100 and 200 free at Miami (Fla.) and Iowa (Jan. 2)

The Solimine File
• Planning on majoring in neuroscience
• Swam for the Ensworth School and Ensworth Aquatics Club
• Made the A Final of both the 50 free and 200 back at the 2023 Southeastern Short Course Championships, finishing third in the first event
• Medaled with career-best times in the 50 and 100 free—placing third in each race—at the Tennessee Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association state championships as a senior
• Also was part of the Tigers’ victorious 400 free relay team at that meet
• Finished seventh overall after making the A Final in the 50 free at the TISCA state championships her junior season
• Helped Ensworth School to its first-ever state championship her final year
• Part of four relays that won races to help Ensworth Aquatics claims its first senior girls’ group title
• Daughter of Bev and Chris Solimine
• Father, Chris, wrestled at South Florida for two seasons
• Has one younger sister, Lila

Why Vanderbilt: “Vanderbilt was an easy choice for me. With the combination of high-level academics, SEC athletics, and the welcoming team atmosphere, I knew it was exactly where I wanted to spend the next four years!”