Sophomore earns top diving award after winning platform championship
Olanski wins 3-meter conference title
Houston grabs a pair of individual top-10 finishes on Thursday
Shedd wins conference title as Houston leads meet after one day
Shedd earns second podium finish in two days
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... During the regular season, set a personal best in 200-yard breaststroke (2:21:37) at the Pearland Invitational.
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.