Complete Meet Results, Team Scores, and results files for coaches from the 2019 Joe Gawrys Southeastern Middle School Swimming & Diving Championships are now available. Special thanks to all the Baylor Swim Club and Baylor School families for volunteering their time this past weekend. Congratulations to all the schools and athletes that competed in the meet this past weekend.
Smith Qualifies for 2020 Olympic Team Trials, Solid Showing for Baylor at the TYR Pro Swim Series at Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, TN- This past week (January 9-12) Baylor Swim Club athletes Jack Kirby, Cecilia Porter, Addison Smith, and Ellie Waldrep competed in the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series at Knoxville. This meet featured some of the top swimmers from all across the world and was swum at the Allen Jones Intercollegiate Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee. On Friday, senior, Addison Smith qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the 400-meter freestyle. She finished 11th overall with a time of 4:16.82. The Olympic Team Trials- Swimming will be held June 21-28, 2020 at CHI Health Center in Omaha, NE.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- On Saturday and Sunday, January 12-13, over seventy Baylor Swim Club athletes traveled down the road to race in the McCallie / GPS Aquatics January Invitational held at the McCallie School. Over 250 swimmers from the states of Tennessee and Georgia competed in the swim meet.
What exciting news! The Baylor Swim Club has been awarded by United States Swimming the distinction of being a nationally ranked Silver Medal swim club in the USA Swimming Club of Excellence program for the 2019 swimming season!
What exactly does this mean? This means that Baylor Swim Club is recognized as one of the top clubs in the country based on organizational professionalism and athletic performance. To qualify for this award, Baylor had to submit an extensive report to United States Swimming, documenting club professionalism as well as both national and world-class performance.
GREENSBORO, NC- This past weekend (Dec. 5-8) six Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the 2018 USA Swimming Speedo Winter Junior Championships- EAST at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC. This is one of the top swimming competitions in the country on an annual basis for swimmers eighteen-years-old and under. Leading the way for Baylor were some outstanding swims from both Ellie Waldrep and Addison Smith.
LOUISVILLE, KY- On Saturday and Sunday, December 2-3, over thirty Baylor Swim Club athletes traveled to Louisville, KY to race in the 2018 Cardinal Christmas Classic held at the University of Louisville Ralph Wright Natatorium. Over 600 swimmers from the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia competed in the swim meet.