Swimming & Diving


  • position Backstroke/IM
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Ames, Iowa
  • Major Kinesiology
  • High school Ames High School

Top Times (SCY):
50 Backstroke: 26.04 (Iowa Senior Championships, 2/27/21)
100 Backstroke: 54.47 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/12/22)
200 Backstroke: 1:57.57 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/13/22)
200 IM: 2:03.49 (Ohio State Winter Invite, 2/11/22)

Top Times (LCM):
50 Backstroke: 30.53 (Des Moines Pro Swim Series, 3/7/19)
100 Backstroke: 1:04.02 (TYR 18&U Spring Cup, 5/1/21)
200 Backstroke: 2:19.07 (Junior National Championships, 8/7/19)

2021-22 (Freshman): Won the 100 back (54.57) and 200 back (1:57.47) at the Ohio State Winter Invite, also placing fifth in the 200 IM (2:03.78) … Finaled in three events at the midseason Ohio State Invitational … Saw action in five dual meets, highlighted by a fifth-place finish in the 100 fly (59.06) against Cincinnati … Also placed sixth in the 100 back (58.24) versus Ohio.

Prior to UK: Six-time Iowa State Championship finalist, earning silver in both the 100 back and 200 IM as a senior … Named team captain as a senior and led Ames to three state championship titles … Three-time First Team All-State selection … Also competed for Ames Cyclone Aquatic Club, the same program as UK teammate Sophie Sorenson … U.S. Open qualifier and USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Owns multiple team and state records … Won the 100 backstroke at Iowa Seniors in 2021 … Finaled in the 100-meter backstroke at Rochester Futures in 2018 … Three-time Sectional Championship finalist.

Personal: Daughter of Jennifer and Jeremy Galvin … Has two younger siblings, Lillie and Ben … Also participated in high school orchestra … Named to the Ames High School academic honor roll four times.

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