Cameron Balkom

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Baton Rouge, La.

    High School:
    St. Joseph's Academy

    Experience:
    1L

    Cameron Balkom

    12/19/2014

    Cougars Conclude Opening Day of UIW Invitational with Nine Top-10 Finishes

    Houston squad captures second place in 200-yard freestyle relay

    11/23/2014

    Sophomores Shine, Seniors Honored on Last Day of Pearland Invitational

    Cougars grab two top-five finishes to conclude Pearland meet

    11/22/2014

    Cougars Continue to Race Strong at Pearland Invitational

    Houston finishes second day with eight top-ten finishes

    11/02/2013

    Swimming and Diving Earns Win over SMU

    Cougars outscore SMU 158-141

    11/01/2013

    Swimming Takes Dual Meet Victory over North Texas

    Cougars outrace Mean Green 128-109 on Friday afternoon

    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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