Cameron Balkom


    Baton Rouge, La.

    High School:
    St. Joseph's Academy



    Cameron  Balkom


    Cougars Rewrite History, Collect Nine Top-10 Finishes

    Ashley Grijalva captures 100-yard breaststroke individual championship and school record.


    Houston Finishes Strong Weekend with Six More Wins

    Weber, Bouter each win two events in dual meet loss to North Texas


    Cougars Win Six Events Friday vs. No. 21 SMU

    Houston swept three events in close loss to Mustangs


    Houston Concludes Rice Invitational with 15 Top-Five Finishes

    Cougars win both diving events as underclassmen continue to shine.


    Freshmen Shine on First Day of Rice Invitational

    Cougars currently hold third place after strong first day of competition.

    » 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    SOPHOMORE 2014-15

    Competed in three individual events at the American Athletic Conference, swimming a personal best in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.74) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.75)... Finished 10th at the conference meet in the 100-yard breaststroke.

    FRESHMAN 2013-14

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


    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-yard breaststroke... Received the SJA award from her high school.


    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's Collegiate 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 1:03.74 2/20/15
    200 Breast 2:18.75 2/21/15

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