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  Lacey Boutwell
Lacey Boutwell

Player Profile

Noblesville, IN

High School:
Noblesville HS


Back/Fly/Sprint Free


Seasons At Stanford:

SCY (Time, Stanford Top 10 Ranking):50 free (22.60, #6), 100 free (49.04, #5), 200 free (1:46.98, #8), 100 fly (53.82, #10), 100 back (55.54), 200 IM (2:02.02)
LCM (Time):50 free (24.99), 100 free (54.49), 200 free (1:58.36), 100 fly (1:01.75), 100 back (1:01.08), 200 IM (2:20.81)

NCAA Champion (2) • Collegiate All-American (14)
Pac-10 Champion (5) • Collegiate Victories (40) • 2004-05 Captain

General: One of the team's captains for the second consecutive season • Looking again to be Stanford's leader in the sprint freestyle events and on the club's freestyle relay teams • Could be in the mix to challenge for the NCAA title in the 100 freestyle in her final collegiate season • A consistent and very versatile swimmer who can also swim butterfly and backstroke events at the NCAA level • A potential high-level international competitor • Prominent on the national scene as a youth swimmer • Quick starter with good reaction time.

Cardinal Career: Stanford's active career leader with 14 All-American honors, gathering five as a freshman, six as a sophomore and three as a junior • Also won a pair of NCAA titles during her freshman campaign as the anchor on Stanford's NCAA-winning 200 and 400 yard medley relay teams • Has finaled at the NCAA's in each of her first three seasons in the 100 free, moving up from eighth place as a freshman to fifth as a sophomore and third last season as a junior • Has also finaled in the 50 free at the NCAA's, finishing seventh as a junior.

As A Junior In 2003-04: Added three All-American honors to run her career total to 14, including a career-best third-place finish in the 100 meter free when she recorded a career-best time of 54.49 • Finaled for the first time in her career at the NCAA's in the 50 meter free, taking seventh in 25.23 after reaching the finals with a career-best 24.99 in the prelims • Also participated in the 200 free at the NCAA's with a 58th-place finish in a time of 2:03.11 • Added her third All-American honor by swimming the leadoff leg (1:01.08/3:58.00) of Stanford's second-place 400 meter medley relay squad • Also swam the opening leg on Stanford's 10th-place 200 meter free relay team (25.39/1:41.44) and its 13th-place 400 meter free relay squad (54.92/3:43.10), as well as the second leg on its 16th-place 800 meter free relay (2:03.30/8:09.26) • Won the 50 yard free at the Pac-10 Championships for the second time in her career with a personal-best mark of 22.60 that ranks her sixth on Stanford's all-time list of top performers in the event • Was third in the both the 100 (49.70, 49.28 prelims) and 200 (1:47.00, career-best 1:46.98 prelims) yard free at the Pac-10's • Swam on four Stanford relay teams at the Pac-10's, highlighted by her anchor performance on Stanford's winning 400 yard medley relay team (49.26/3:35.93) • Also swam the leadoff leg for a pair of third-place Cardinal relay squads in the 200 yard free relay (22.81/1:31.70) and 400 free relay (49.50/3:19.75), as well as the anchor leg (1:48.20/7:17.73) for Stanford's fourth-place 800 yard free relay squad • Ranked third on the team in victories (behind Tara Kirk and Dana Kirk) with 12, adding 10 regular season wins to her two Pac-10 victories by winning three times both versus Texas/at USC (100 free, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay) and versus Arizona (50 free, 200 free, 200 medley relay), as well as twice versus Arizona State (50 free, 200 medley relay), once against USC (200 free) and California (200 free) • Totaled three wins in both the 50 and 200 free, as well as the 200 medley relay • Also on two winning 400 medley relay squads and took the 100 free once • Had other top regular season finishes with second-place showings in the 200 (at UCLA) and 400 (vs. Texas/at USC and vs. California) free relays • Swam Stanford's fastest time of the season in the 50 yard (22.60) and 50 meter (24.99) free, 100 yard (49.28) and 100 meter (54.49) free, and 200 yard (1:46.98) and 200 meter (1:58.36) free • Also had Stanford's top time in the 100 meter back (1:01.08) on her All-American relay split at the NCAA's in the 400 meter medley relay • Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic.

As A Sophomore In 2002-03: A six-time All-American, earning national recognition twice in individual events and as a member of four relay teams • Placed fifth in the 100 yard free (49.32) at the NCAA Championships after swimming a career-best 49.04 in the prelims to qualify third for the championship finals • Tied for 12th at the NCAA's in the 50 yard free (22.96) • Anchored Stanford's fourth-place 400 yard medley relay team (49.13/3:35.16), while swimming the leadoff legs of the 200 (22.94/1:31.15), 400 (49.89/3:20.39) and 800 (1:48.12/7:13.74) yard free relay teams that finished sixth, seventh and eighth at the NCAA's, respectively, all of which recorded team season-best times • Placed fourth in the 50 (22.86) and 100 (49.83) yard free at the Pac-10 Championships • Also swam the opening leg on Stanford's winning 400 yard free relay team (49.69/3:19.82) and anchored Stanford's victorious 400 yard medley relay squad (49.42/3:35.94), while swimming the opening leg on Stanford's third-place 200 yard free relay squad (23.18/1:31.34) and the second leg on Stanford's sixth-place 800 free relay team (1:48.05/7:20.97) at the Pac-10's • Posted Stanford's top time of the season in the 50 (22.79), 100 (49.04 relay split) and 200 (1:48.12 relay split) yard free • Won 13 regular season individual events, ranking tied for second on the team with Kristen Caverly • Opened the season with three individual victories in a double dual meet versus Texas/at USC, picking up wins in the 100 and 200 yard free, and the 100 yard fly • Won both the 50 and 100 yard free at California and versus USC • Had victories in the 50 yard free and 100 yard fly in a double-dual meet versus Auburn and Pacific • Recorded a 50 yard free victory at Arizona, as well as a 200 yard free crown at Arizona State, a 100 yard free win against UCLA and a 100 yard back triumph against Pacific • Also a member of winning regular season relay teams in the 400 yard free (at California), 200 yard medley (vs. UCLA) and 400 yard medley (vs. Auburn/Pacific; vs. USC).

As A Freshman In 2001-02: A five-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion • Anchored Stanford's victorious 200 (22:47/1:38.44) and 400 (48:46/3:31.74) yard medley relay teams at the NCAA Championships, with the 400 squad setting an American record that still stands • Finished eighth in the 100 (49.52, 49.22 prelims) and 24th in the 50 (23.14) yard free at the NCAA's • Also swam on all three of Stanford's free relay teams at the NCAA's, helping the Cardinal to finishes of seventh in the 200 (22.76/1:30.83), eighth in the 800 (1:49.12/7:14.96) and ninth in the 400 (49.07/3:19.37) • Had a huge meet at the Pac-10 Championships, winning the 50 yard free in a season-best time of 22.73, while finishing second in the 100 (49.38) and eighth in the 200 (1:51.73) yard free • Helped the Cardinal to three second-place finishes in the 200 (23.01/1:30.96) and 400 (49.04/3:19.66) yard free relays, as well as the 200 yard medley (24.63/1:39.88) relay • Won 12 of her 13 individual races in Pac-10 regular season action with the only blemish on her record a second-place finish to Natalie Coughlin in the 100 free at the Stanford-California dual meet • Had a victory versus California in the 50 free • Won all five of her individual events at UCLA and USC • Had victories in the 100 free and 200 IM versus UCLA, before coming back to win the 100 and 200 free, as well as the 100 fly versus the Women of Troy with a time of 53.82 that ranks her as the No. 10 all-time performer at Stanford • Won all six of her individual events in back-to-back dual meets versus Arizona and Arizona State • Picked up victories in the 100 free, 100 back and 200 IM versus Arizona, before winning the 50, 100 and 200 free against Arizona State • Also had an individual victory in the 100 free versus Texas.

International Competition: Competed at the World Cup in 1999 and 2000.

National Competition: Placed 21st at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 meter free (56.99) • Finaled in the 50 meter free at the 2004 Summer Senior Nationals with a seventh-place finish in a time of 26.49 • Helped a 400 meter free relay squad that included current Stanford teammates Brooke Bishop and Sarah Jones to a second-place finish at the 2004 Summer Senior Nationals in the 400 meter free relay by swimming the anchor leg (56.96/3:50.92) • Also swam the leadoff leg of an 800 meter free relay squad that finished sixth (2:05.61/8:23.67) and was anchored by Bishop at the 2004 Summer Senior Nationals • Participated at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 meter free (29th, 57.18), 100 meter fly (31st, 1:02.08), 200 meter free (50th, 2:05.72) • A member of the U.S. Junior National Team in 1999.

High School: A 2001 graduate of Noblesville High School • A prep All-American • Top scorer at the 2001 Indiana State Meet as a senior with 134 points, winning five individual events • Set the state record in the 100 yard free (49.77) at the 2001 Indiana state meet as a senior • Set the 50 yard free state record (22.90) to win the state meet as a freshman • Vice-President of the National Honors Society • Coached by Jon Cooley and Jason Lancaster.

Club: Noblesville Swim Club and the Westfield Area Swimmers • Coached by Jason Lancaster and Brian Hindson.

Coaching Staff On Boutwell: "Lacey Boutwell should have a great final collegiate swimming season this year. She needs to be as good or better than she's been in the past for our team to achieve its highest level of success on the national stage."

Getting To Know Lacey Boutwell
Born:April 15, 1983
Parents:Ed and Jude Boutwell
Advice To Youngsters:Just work hard and truly enjoy your sport
Did You Know:Father, Ed, swam collegiately at Evansville
Contemplating A Career In:Advertising
Avery Aquatics Center Is Special Because:It's gorgeous, fast and one of the most elite facilities I have ever swam in
Favorite Sport Other Than Swimming:Volleyball

Last Updated: 1/25/05

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