Baylor Swimming Alums in the News

Trey Freeman ’18 (pictured above) recently completed his junior year swimming for the SEC champion Florida Gators, taking first place in the 1650 freestyle and helping win the 800 freestyle relay. Freeman also competed as part of Team USA in the 2022 Fina World Championships in Budapest in June, swimming the 400 meter freestyle after taking second at the team trials in May. Freeman also received a gold medal as a prelim swimmer on the US World Championship 800 free relay team.   Also competing at the Fina Championships were Jack Kirby ’19 and Luis Sebastian Weekes ’18, both representing Barbados.

Callie West '21 and Daniel Snyder '21

Daniel Snyder ’21 had an outstanding freshman season at Rhodes College winning the Southern Athletic Association championships in the 1650 freestyle and setting SAA and Rhodes school records. He also took first in the 400 and 800 meter relays. Snyder was named the SAA Newcomer of the Year and now holds Rhodes records in the 1650, 1000, 800, 500 freestyle events.

Callie West ’21, a Centre College freshman, was also a SAA Newcomer of the Year taking SSA titles in the 50 freestyle, the 100 butterfly, and the 100 freestyle while placing first in the 800, 200, and 400 freestyle relays. West competed in the 100 butterfly in the NCAA D-III championships and earned Honorable Mention All-American status.

Ellie Waldrep '21

Ellie Waldrep ’21, an Auburn University freshman was named Auburn Swimming Freshman of the Year.  She also qualified to compete in NCAA D1 Championships in the 100 and 200 backstroke events.

Noah Althoff '20

Noah Althoff ’20, a sophomore at Kenyon College was the NCAC Conference Champion in the 200 IM.  His time qualified him to compete at NCAA D-III championships.

Jamee Mitchum '19

Jamee Mitchum ’19 was the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion in the 200 backstroke, swimming for Claremont McKenna College. She was second in the 100 backstroke. A seventh place finish in the 200 back at the NCAA D-III championships earned Mitchum All-American honors. She was Honorable Mention All-American in four other events.

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