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.
The Baylor Swim Club currently has four athletes qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials: Addison Smith (200 & 400 FR), Cecilia Porter (100 BR), Ellie Waldrep (100 BK), and University of Florida swimmer Trey Freeman (200 & 400 FR). The Olympic Team Trials- Swimming will be held June 21-28, 2020 at CHI Health Center in Omaha, NE.