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Cameron Balkom
Cameron  Balkom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
St. Joseph's Academy

Event:
Free/Breast

Experience:
3L


» 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team


SENIOR 2016-17
Competed in three individual events at the American Athletic Conference…Finished sixth overall in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.34)…Swam 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM at conference meet...Captured podium finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke at the Incarnate Word Dual Meet on Jan. 11, third and second respectively.

JUNIOR 2015-16

Competed in three individual events at the American Athletic Conference, swimming a personal best in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.45), the 200-yard breaststroke (2:14.38) and the 200-yard IM (2:07.58)... Finished 5th at the conference meet in the 200-yard breaststroke and 6th in the 400-yard breaststroke.

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).

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-yard breaststroke... 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's Collegiate Personal Best Times
Event Time Date
100 Breast 1:02.16 2/19/16
200 Breast 2:14.38 2/20/16
200 IM 2:07.58 2/18/16
400 IM 4:49.97 1/30/16
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North Texas
at North Texas
Dallas, Texas
TBA
10/12/17
Incarnate Word
at Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas
1:00 PM
10/20/17
SMU
SMU
CRWC NATATORIUM
6:00 PM
10/21/17
North Texas
North Texas
Houston, TX
11:00 AM
11/16/17
Phil Hansel Invitational
Phil Hansel Invitational
Houston, TX
10:00 AM
11/30/17
vs AT&T Winter Nationals
Columbus, Ohio
TBA
01/19/18
Arkansas/Vanderbilt
CRWC NATATORIUM
TBA
01/26/18
LSU/Tulane/Rice
LSU/Tulane/Rice
CRWC NATATORIUM
T
02/10/18
Houston First Chance Meet
CRWC NATATORIUM
TBA
02/14/18
American Athletic Conference Championship
vs American Athletic Conference Championship
Dallas, Texas
T
03/05/18
vs NCAA Zone Diving
Columbia, Mo.
T
03/08/18
CSCAA National Invitational
vs CSCAA National Invitational
Annapolis, Md.
T
03/14/18
vs NCAA Championships
Columbus, Ohio
T
04/12/18
vs Arena Pro Series
Mesa, Ariz.
T

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