CHATTANOOGA, TN– On Wednesday, November 14th, Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Jack Kirby signed a college national letter of intent to attend the University of Southern California located in Los Angeles. Kirby is a four-year boarding student from the Caribbean island of Barbados and is a seven-time NISCA All-American. He was the 2018 TISCA State Champion in the 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, and a member of the Baylor School’s state champion 400-yard freestyle relay. Jack Kirby has also been a member of the Barbados Swimming Federation national team, and just came off a trip to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Below you will find more of Jack Kirby’s accomplishments at the Baylor School.
Below is the Thanksgiving practice schedule for November 19-26. Please follow the schedule closely, and be sure to make a note of all the schedule changes. Practices will return to a normal schedule on Monday, November 26th. The Baylor Swimming Staff would like to wish all families a very happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- On November 3-4, 2018, the Baylor Swim Club hosted and competed in the 2018 Martha Bass Invitational held at the Baylor School Natatorium. One Hundred and twenty-one Baylor Swim Club athletes participated in the two day meet. Over 300 swimmers from the states of Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama competed in the swim meet. Special congratulations to all the Baylor Swim Club athletes that participated in the meet, and thank you to all the parents that volunteered their time this past weekend!
CHATTANOOGA, TN– On Saturday, October 27th the Baylor School took down four short course meters NISCA National Records in route to a victory over Science Hill High School. The Baylor School girls 200 short course meter freestyle relay of Ellie Waldrep, Jewel Gordon, Jamee Mitchum, and Addison Smith swam to a new NISCA National Independent School Record in a time of 1:46.35. The previous record was set by Trinity Prep in 2015. The Baylor School girls were victorious over Science Hill 192-93, while the Baylor School boys defeated Science Hill 205-78.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– On Thursday evening, October 25th, the Baylor Swim Club and Diving Club had their annual Halloween Bash at the Baylor School. Over seventy swimmers and divers with ages ranging from five to fourteen-years-old dressed up in their Halloween costumes, and participated in the event.
All members attending the party were also asked to bring at least two canned foods to be donated to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank to prepare for the holiday season.
NASHVILLE, TN– On the weekend of October 13-14, 2018 forty Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the Ensworth October OPEN held at the Ensworth School in Nashville, TN. Overall it was a solid early season performance from the athletes that attended the competition.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO– On Thursday, October 18th, Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School alumni Trey Freeman was named to USA Swimming’s 2019 World University Games team. Freeman will compete with Team USA at the World University Games, which will be held July 4-10, 2019 in Naples, Italy. He is currently a freshman swimming at the University of Florida. Freeman earned a spot on the team with his performance at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships this past summer.