Silke Voets (transfer) Placed

Zwembeurs amerika Silke

Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2018



Spring 2017

Country: Netherlands
Height:  5'6 ft
Weight:  162 lbs

Personal and Academic Information


Silke is a 18-year old Dutch swimmer who grew up with her parents, little sister and disabled little brother in Belgium. Besides swimming her hobbies are shopping and spending time with her friends.


Silke went to high school in Belgium until her sophomore year and after that she went to The Netherlands in order better combine her swimming with school. Graduated high school in June 2017 and immediately enrolled into Campbell university. Due to personal circumstances Silke returned to the Netherlands after 8 weeks and then enrolled into college in Eindhoven where she is majoring business. 


She has received her release letter and is looking forward to transfer to a US institution in the fall of 2018.


Athletic information


Silke started swimming from a very young age and she swam her first race when she was 8 years old. During her junior career Silke was selected for the Belgium junior team (u-10 and u-12). At the age of 12 she won a bronze medal at the 100m Freestyle at the Belgium national junior championships. In 2013 she swam her first season in The Netherlands. In these 3 years she participated in multiple finals at the Dutch national junior championships at the Dutch open women's national championships in different events. 


Silke is an allround short and mid-long distance swimmer. Her best events are 50-100-200 meters freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke and 200 meters IM. 


Her best personal records converted to yards are:

  • 50 yard breast: 0:30.01
  • 100 yard breast: 1:04.57
  • 200 yard breast: 2:23.68
  • 50 yard freestyle: 0:24.36
  • 100 yard freestyle: 0:52.57
  • 200 yard freestyle: 1:56.61
  • 50 yard back: 0:27.52
  • 100 yard back: 0:59.05
  • 200 yard backstroke: 2:08.86
  • 200 yard IM: 2:11.04 

For all personal records and progress, please view the following link:

Please note that the records at are measured in meters and not in yards. In order to convert you can use this tool