CHATTANOOGA, TN- On the weekend of February 14-16, 2020, over one hundred and thirty Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the Southeastern Swimming Region 2 Championships held at the Baylor School Natatorium. Over 600 athletes from the Southeastern Swimming LSC East Region swam in the two and a half-day competition. The Baylor Swim Club took the overall team title, scoring 1,584 points. Tenessee Aquatics finished second with 502 points, while McCallie/ GPS Aquatics claimed third with 497.50 points. One of the highlights of the meet came from the Baylor senior girls 200 yard Medley Relay. The quartet of Ellie Waldrep, Breanna Belcher, Avery Wilson, and Audrey Rackel broke the 17-18 girls Southeastern Swimming record in the event posting a time of 1:45.66. The previous record set back in 2010 was held Baylor Swim Club’s Lauren Williams, Alison Lusk, Anna Rae Gwarjanski, and Ashley Vance.
Complete information, Dates, times, and online registration are now available for Baylor Swim Club’s 2020 Summer Tune-Up Stroke Clinic for summer league swimmers. The stroke clinic will be held from April 14 – May 14, 2020, on Tuesday’s & Thursday’s from 5:15-6:15 PM at the Baylor School Natatorium.
See the Summer Tune-Up page for complete information. Space will be limited so register as soon as possible.
The Baylor Swim Club will be holding its’ annual spring parents meeting on Thursday, March 12th at 6:00 PM in the Field House Film Room. All Senior/Varsity, Senior 2, Junior, Age Group, Developmental, and Hamilton YMCA (AG & Developmental) group parents should plan on attending this important meeting. (This includes all Baylor Middle School and Varsity parents who also have swimmers on the swim club)
The 2020 Spring Swimming Lessons schedule is now available. Group swimming lesson sessions will be offered in March / April and May. The Complete schedule and registration information can be found at the links below.
NASHVILLE, TN- On Friday and Saturday, February 7-8 the Baylor School has won the combined and girls 2019 TISCA State Swimming & Diving Championships. This is the fifteenth year in a row that the Baylor School has won the combined team title, while the girls claimed their second state title in a row with a victory over Harpeth Hall. Harpeth Hall has won the Swimming World High School National Championship in both 2018 & 2019. The Baylor School boys finished in a first-place tie with the McCallie School with both teams scoring 248 points as the meet came down to the final relays. This is the first time since 2013 that the Baylor School was able to take the combined, girls, and boys state championships. The high school state meet was held on the campus of the University of Tennessee at the Alan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center in Knoxville, TN.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO– On Tuesday, January 21, USA Swimming announced the honorees for the fourth-annual 18 & Under World 100, recognizing many of the nation’s top up-and-coming swimmers for their performances in 2019. This year Baylor Swim Club athletes Cecilia Porter, Ellie Waldrep, and alumni Addison Smith made the list.
- Full 2019 18 & Under World Rankings
- USA Swimming 18 & Under World 100 List
- USA Swimming Names 18 & Under World 100 List– press release
KNOXVILLE, TN- This past week (January 16-19) Baylor Swim Club athletes Lillie Boggs, Alex Borisov, Jewel Gordon, Will Tippett, Logan Watson-Brown, and Ellie Waldrep competed in the 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series Knoxville. This meet featured some of the top swimmers from all across the United States and was swum at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee. Leading the way for Baylor was fourteen-year-old Lillie Boggs. Boggs took down Baylor Swim Club 13-14-year-old girls team records in both the 400-meter IM and the 400-meter freestyle events.