Year: Freshman
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Naperville Central
Club: Academy Bullets
Major: Nutrition, Ex. & Health Sci.


Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Illinois Senior Long Course Champion (1,500 Free, 2018)
  • Illinois Senior Long Course Runner-Up (800 Free, 2018)
  • USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
  • Speedo/NISCA Scholastic All-American

2018-19 (Outlook)
One of the top recruits in Nebraska’s 2018-19 freshman class, Audrey Coffey continues a recent string of talented Husker swimmers from Illinois. Coffey attended the same high school (Naperville Central) as former Husker Julia Roller (2014-17). An outstanding distance freestyler, Coffey won the 2018 Illinois Senior Long Course Championships with a time of 17:10.36 in the 1,500-meters. She added a runner-up finish in the 800-meter event, while posting two other top-eight finishes (400 IM, 400 free). Her prep times put her in position to contend for points immediately at the Big Ten Championships.

A three-time all-stater at Naperville Central, Coffey did not compete in high school swimming as a senior. She focused on competing for the Academy Bullets, helping the team to a fourth-place finish at 2018 NCSA Spring Junior Nationals. A USA Swimming and Speedo/NISCA Scholastic All-American, Coffey earned a 4.0 GPA over seven semesters at Naperville Central.

The daughter of Ranelle and Michael Coffey, Audrey was born June 6, 2000 in Naperville, Ill. Audrey has a sister, Anna, and a brother, James. A nutrition and health sciences major, she earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2018. She chose Nebraska over Virginia Tech, Houston, Illinois and Rice.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
500 Free 5:10.43 Northern Iowa (2018)
1,000 Free 10:23.78 Kansas (2018)
100 Fly 58.07 Kansas (2018)
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