HUNTSVILLE, AL- On Day 3 of the Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships, Baylor Swim Club athlete Addison Smith has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the 200-meter butterfly. She claimed 1st overall in the event with a time of 2:13.09. This is the fourth 2020 Olympic Trials qualifying time for Smith this year, as she already has qualifying standards in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, and the 200 IM. Addison is a recent 2019 graduate of the Baylor School, and she will continue her swimming career at Princeton University in the fall. The Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships (July 18-21) features over 800 athletes from the Southeastern LSC, and is being held at the Huntsville Aquatics Center in Huntsville, AL. Smith will take to the pool again at the end of the month at the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships (July 30 – Aug. 4) in Stanford, CA.
Baylor Swim Club athlete and Baylor School alumni Jack Kirby will represent his home country of Barbados at the 18th FINA World Championships. The swimming competition will be held July 21-28 in Guangju, South Korea. The FINA World Championships are held every two years, and it features the best swimmers from around the world. Kirby will be competing in the 100 meter backstroke on Mon., July 22nd and in the 50 meter backstroke on Wed., July 24th.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– Congratulations to all swimmers that competed in the 2019 CASL Bill Caulkins City Meet held at the Baylor School Natatorium on Friday and Saturday, July 12th and 13th. All Baylor Swim Club members that competed did an outstanding job and represented Baylor Swimming well. Please continue to talk up the Baylor Swim Club program, and we look forward to seeing some new faces this fall. You can find out more information about our year-round competitive swimming program by visiting our JOIN BAYLOR SWIM CLUB PAGE.
Special thanks to all of our wonderful Baylor Swim Club parent volunteers for making the meet run so smoothly.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- The Baylor Swim Club had eleven athletes earn National Interscholastic Coach Association (NISCA) All American status for the 2018-19 high school swimming season. That makes over 100 individuals and over 125 relays earning All-American status in the program’s rich history of excellence.
Highlighting the 2018-19 season, was the Baylor School girl’s 200 medley relay of Ellie Waldrep, Jewel Gordon, Addison Smith, and Callie West. The quartet swam the fastest time in the entire country on route to winning the state championship in a school and state record time of 1:39.91. This is the 16th time in Baylor’s history where one of the program’s relays ranked first in the country.
AUBURN, AL– This past weekend June 21-23, 2019 the over 50 Baylor Swim Club athletes traveled to Auburn, AL to compete in the 2019 Richard Quick Invitational held at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center located on the campus of Auburn University. Over 500 swimmers from all over the southeast competed in the meet. On Day 1 of the Richard Quick Invitational, Baylor Swim Club athlete Addison Smith qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the 200-meter freestyle. She finished 1st overall in the event with a time of 2:00.86. Smith also broke the team record in the event, which was set in 2011 by Baylor School and University of California standout Kristen Vredeveld. On the final day of the meet, Smith also made the Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 200 IM. Her time of 2:17.12 also claimed the top spot in the event.
Join Baylor Swim Club for the 2019-2020 season! New swimmer evaluations will be held on Tues. or Wed., Aug. 20 or 21 from 5-6 PM at the Baylor School Natatorium. The first practice for the season will be on Thurs., Aug. 29th. Complete registration info can be found at the link below.
AUBURN, AL- On Day 1 of the Richard Quick Invitational, Baylor Swim Club athlete Addison Smith has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the 200-meter freestyle. She finished 1st overall in the event with a time of 2:00.86. Smith also broke the team record in the event, which was set in 2011 by Baylor School and University of California standout Kristen Vredeveld. On the final day of the meet Smith also made the Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 200 IM. Her time of 2:17.12 also claimed the top spot in the event. The Richard Quick Invitational (June 21-23) features over 500 athletes from all over Southeast, and is being held at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center on the campus of Auburn University.