Chloe Larson


  • College of Education
  • Kinesiology
  • WSU Pullman
  • Rapid City, South Dakota


Team captain for 2020-2022 and four-year scholarship athlete with the WSU Varsity Swim team; first Coug to return to back-to-back NCAA Championships in swimming; first Coug swimmer to win a Pac-12 Championship; four-time WSU school record holder (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and part of the 200 freestyle relay record and the 400 freestyle relay record); led the WSU Swimming team to highest points ever scored in school history at the 2020 Pac-12 Championships; semifinalist in the 2021 US Olympic Trials with one of the highest finishes in school history; Gibb Pool record holder (former record holder was a two-time Olympian); participant in Bruya-Wood Undergraduate Research Conference; women’s swimming team representative to the WSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee; peer academic counselor for student-athletes; Pac-12 All Academic Honor Roll from 2020-2022; College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar; WSU President’s Honor Roll all four years; volunteer swim coach with Cougar Aquatics, working with younger swimmers; volunteer with Butch’s Bash and food drive

Favorite WSU experience

Winning the Pac-12 championship was a highlight of my WSU career. It was something I never thought I would achieve. The love and support that I got from my teammates and my coaches, and the university, was amazing. I got to go down to the field at a football game and wave at the crowd.

Future plans

I am applying to an accelerated nursing program. Hopefully I graduate after the one-year program, I will become an ICU nurse. My dad is a CRNA, a nurse anesthetist, and I hope to follow in his footsteps and that’s the first part of my future.