Cameron Balkom

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Baton Rouge, La.

    High School:
    St. Joseph's Academy

    Experience:
    1L

    Cameron  Balkom

    02/21/2015

    Olanski Named Diver of the Year as American Meet Concludes

    Sophomore earns top diving award after winning platform championship

    02/20/2015

    Houston Divers Continue to Excel at American Championships

    Olanski wins 3-meter conference title

    02/19/2015

    Cougars Conclude Second Day of American Championships

    Houston grabs a pair of individual top-10 finishes on Thursday

    02/18/2015

    Cougars Dominate 1-Meter Dive at American Championships

    Shedd wins conference title as Houston leads meet after one day

    01/31/2015

    Houston Posts Second Strong Day at LSU Meet

    Shedd earns second podium finish in two days

    FRESHMAN 2013-14
    Competed in three events at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships Recording a personal best in the 200 IM (2:12.04)... Took second in the 200 breast twice this season, against SMU (Nov. 2) and at Incarnate Word (Jan. 18).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Helped St. Joseph's Academy (Baton Rouge, La.) to two state championships (2011-2012) and four city championships ... State runner up in 2010... Swam under Coach Lyle Robelot and Becca Barber... Competed for the Crawfish Aquatics club swimming team and set the club record in the 100 breast ... Received the SJA award from her high school.

    PERSONAL
    Born October 17, 1994... Daughter of Dawn and Eric Balkom... Sister of Taylor Balkom... Full name Cameron Ann Balkom... Majoring in Dietetics/Nutrition... Lists her coaches, Steve Ripple and Billy Newport, as her biggest influences.... Career ambition is to become a sports nutritionist... Enjoys reading, running, music, sleeping and scrapbooking.  

    Cameron Balkom Personal Best Times
    Event Time Date
    50 Free 25.94 10.26.13
    200 Free 2:02.62 11.1.13
    200 IM 2:12.04 2.20.14
    100 Breast 1:05.12 11.18.11
    200 Breast 2:21.73 11.23.13

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