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.
Twelve-year-old Luke Waldrep also had a fantastic meet. He claimed the high point award in the 11-12 boys age group with a total of 114 points. Waldrep finished first overall in the 400-meter freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 freestyle, and 100 freestyle events. The 11-12 girls high point runner-up award went to Avery May with 105 points. She finished first in both the 50 and 100-meter breaststroke events.
Top 16 Finishers
Marley Degenhardt (2nd-100 BR, 3rd-50 BR, 8th-50 FLY, 11th-100 FR, 200 FR, 12th-50 FR); Christopher Farnham (4th-200 IM, 7th-200 FR, 8th-100 BK, 15th-50 BR); Ben Hardin (9th-200 FR); Eliza Hardin (12th-200 FR); Ashlyn Walmsley (7th-100 BR, 8th-50 BR, 9th-50 FR, 15th-100 BK)
Nate Farnham (13th-400 FR, 14th-50 FLY, 15th-100 FLY); Hannah Laramore (3rd-50 BR, 4th-100 BR, 6th-200 IM, 7th-400 FR, 12th-200 FR, 16th-100 FR); Cooper Lehman (4th-50 BR, 5th-100 BR, 7th-50 FLY, 100 FLY, 12th-200 IM, 15th-50 FR); Ellie Lydon (4th-100 FLY, 6th-100 BK, 50 FLY, 12th-100 FR); Avery May (1st-50 BR, 100 BR, 2nd-200 FR, 400 FR, 200 IM, 5th-100 FLY); Maddox May (10th-100 BR, 12th-50 BR, 16th-50 BK); Joseph Myers (7th-100 FR, 9th-100 BK, 100 FLY, 13th-50 FR, 15th-200 FR); Hunter Shaw (11th-200 IM); Luke Waldrep (1st-100 FR, 200 FR, 400 FR, 100 BK, 2nd-50 FR, 100 FLY)
Noah Althoff (13th-100 BK, 15th-200 IM); Heidi Dierig (3rd-200 BR, 8th-1500 FR, 10th-200 IM); Sam Flack (10th-1500 FR); Jewel Gordon (3rd-50 BR, 4th-100 BR, 6th-50 FLY, 8th-100 FLY, 14th-50 FR); Charlie Han (12th-1500 FR, 14th-200 BR); Jamee Mitchum (6th-50 BK, 12th-200 FR); Cecilia Porter (1st-50 BR, 100 BR, 3rd-200 IM, 8th-50 FLY); Audrey Rackel (16th-50 BK); Aidan Sims (8th-1500 FR, 14th-200 FLY, 16th-400 IM); Addison Smith (1st-200 FR, 200 IM, 400 IM, 2nd-400 FR, 200 FLY, 4th-100 FLY); Daniel Snyder (6th-1500 FR); Will Tippett (5th-50 BR, 9th-100 BR, 12th-200 BR); Ellie Waldrep (2nd-50 BK, 100 BK, 200 BK, 5th-50 FLY, 6th-100 FLY, 15th-50 FR); Callie West (16th-50 FLY); Avery Wilson (13th-50 FLY, 100 FLY, 14th-200 FLY)
Personal Best Times (Dev, AG, JR listed only)
Developmental & AG
Lucy Davidson (50 FR, 100 FR, 50 BR, 200 IM); Marley Degenhardt (50 FR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 50 BR, 100 BR, 50 FLY); Devin Elliott (100 FR, 100 BK, 50 BR); Christopher Farnham (100 FR, 200 FR, 100 BK, 50 BR, 200 IM); Ben Hardin (50 FLY); Eliza Hardin (50 FR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 50 BK, 100 BK); Parker Johnston (50 FR, 100 FR, 100 BK, 50 FLY); Katherine Stark (50 FR, 100 FR, 50 BK, 100 BK); Marjorie Stark (50 FR, 100 FR, 100 BK, 50 BR); Ashlyn Walmsley (50 FR, 100 BK, 50 BR); Lauren Walmsley (50 FR, 100 FR, 50 BK, 100 BK, 50 BR, 100 BR)
Nate Farnham (100 FR, 200 FR, 400 FR, 50 FLY, 100 FLY, 200 IM); Jacob Holmes (50 FR, 100 FR, 50 BK, 200 BK, 200 FLY, 200 IM); Caroline Klotz (50 FR, 100 FR, 50 BK, 100 BK, 50 BR); Hannah Laramore (100 FR, 200 FR, 400 FR, 50 BR, 100 BR, 200 IM); Evan Murphree (50 FR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 100 BK); Joseph Myers (50 FR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 100 BK, 100 FLY, 200 IM); Hunter Shaw (50 FR, 50 BK, 100 BK, 50 FLY, 200 IM)