Bailey Bickerstaff
Bailey Bickerstaff
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tyler, Texas
High School: The Brook Hill School
Events: Fly, Back

2018-2019: Junior year at the Phoenix Fall Classic held at University of Chicago, Bailey finished in the top 16 in all of her events and had a lifetime best time in the 100 backstroke (1:00.75 10th), 200 butterfly (14th), 100 butterfly (15th), 200 medley relay (6th), 400 meldey relay (10th), 200 freestyle relay (10th), 400 freestyle relay (8th). At the Great Midwest and Mountain East Conference Championships, Bailey had two lifetime best times in the 200 backstroke (2:10.85 6th) and 50 freestyle (25.32/ time trial). She also swam 100 butterfly (11th), 100 backstroke (11th), 200 butterfly (11th) and was part of the 200 medley A-relay (2nd).

2017/2018: Sophomore year at the Phoenix Fall Classic held at University of Chicago, Bailey swam the 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke (14th), 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay, and 400 freestyle relay. At the Calvin College Invitational, Bailey swam the 200 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, and 200 freestyle relay. During the GMAC Conference Championships, Bailey had three lifetime best times and two top-eight finishes in the 200 butterfly (2:16.87/ 7th) and 200 backstroke (2:12.28/ 8th), 100 butterfly (59.20/ 9th), and 100 backstroke (9th).

2016/2017: Freshman year at the Phoenix Fall Classic held at University of Chicago, Bailey swam the 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly (9th), 100 backstroke (14th), 400 freestyle relay, 200 freestyle relay, and 400 medley relay (7th). During the GLIAC Conference Championships Bailey swam a lifetime best time in the 100 backstroke (1:01.35) and season best times in the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, and 200 backstroke.

High School: First-Team All-State in the 100 fly, 100 back...Honorable mention All-State in the 100 fly as a junior...As a sophomore, was regional champion in the 200 free...TISCA finalist in all four years of high school...Career-best times: 26.52 in the 50 free; 58.77 in the 100 free; 2:08.69 in the 200 free; 1:02.16 in the 100 back; 2:19.01 in the 200 back; 1:01.2 in the 100 fly... Member of the Metroplex Aquatics Swim Club...Winner of the ASCI Fine Arts Achievement award...Vice President of the National Honor Society...10th-place finisher in the state of Texas at the State Championships for Literary Criticism...TMEA Fine Arts Student of the Year...Editor of the school newspaper...Member of the varsity orchestra that won a Texas state championship in 2016...Recipient of the Kyle Lake Foundation scholarship...Born November 5, 1997...Parents are Kerry and Paula.

Extracurricular: Member of Psi Chi; Psychology Honorary…Member of SAAC: Student Athletics Advisory Committee (2017-19)…Member of Athletes Intervarsity, Swimming Bible Study Leader (2016-18)…Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Women's Fraternity

Best Times  
100 butterfly 59.20
200 butterfly 2:16.72
100 backstroke 1:00.75
200 backstroke 2:10.85
50 freestyle 25.32