Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ark.
High School: Fayetteville
Club: Razorback Aquatics Club
Major: Nutrition, Ex. & Health Sci.


Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)
  • Wendy’s Arkansas High School State Swimmer of the Year (2018)
  • Two-Time Arkansas Class 7A State Champion
  • Six-Time Arkansas Class 7A All-State Selection
  • All-Arkansas Preps Team (2018)
  • NCSA Junior National Qualifier
  • USA Sectional Qualifier, Finalist
  • Central Zone Qualifier

2018-19 (Outlook)
Olivia Keith hopes to make an immediate impact on the Nebraska swimming team in several events in 2018-19. The freshman from Fayetteville was a two-time Arkansas Class 7A state champion and the 2018 Arkansas High School Swimmer of the Year. She won the Class 7A state title in the 100 free as a senior in a time of 52.93. She added a runner-up finish in the 200 IM, while helping Fayetteville to the state title in the 200 medley relay.

Keith came to Nebraska as the 2018 Arkansas State Swimmer of the Year. She was a member of the Razorback Aquatics program in Fayetteville, Ark. She helped lead her club team to the 2018 Region VIII Speedo Sectional Championship. The 2018 Wendy’s Arkansas High School Swimmer of the Year, Keith was a two-time Arkansas Class 7A state champion and a six-time Class 7A all-state selection at Fayetteville High School. She was also a seven-time district champion and seven-time all-district swimmer. Keith also won the Trey Heye Sportsmanship Award, was a Fayetteville High School Honors graduate, and a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.

The daughter of Amy and Kent Keith, Olivia was born May 3, 2000, in Fayetteville, Ark. She has one brother, Sawyer. Olivia is a nutrition and health sciences major and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2018. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2019. She chose Nebraska over Kansas, Marshall, Saint Louis and UNO.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
100 Breast 1:05.89 Hawkeye Invite (2018)
200 Breast 2:20.07 Hawkeye Invite (2018)
200 IM 2:12.28 SDSU (2018)
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