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Senior Spotlight: Piper Burton, Campbell University

Senior Spotlight: Piper Burton, Campbell University

In the coming days, we will be recognizing our GCY Seniors and starting off with our college bound signee's!  These kids had their short course season cut a little short, and we want to give them a speacial shout out heading into long course!

Today's Senior Spotlight is on 2020 Senior Piper Burton, who is committed to swimming at Campbell University for the Fall of 2020, congrats Piper!

Here are some of Piper's extraordinary accomplishments in her swimming career (not all inclusive):

  • 3rd in the country (YES, 3rd in the United States of America!) for the 50 LCM Fly in the 2018 YMCA National Championships!
  • Multiple YMCA Nationlist Finalists in multiple events and relays!
  • Voted as NC Swimming's Athlete Representative for 2019-2020 seasons.
  • Signed with Campbell University, Fall of 2019 (to start Fall of 2020)
  • USA Futures cuts in the 100 fly and 100 breast
  • 2018, 2019 YMCA All-American 
  • Multiple YMCA National Cuts including 100 butterfly, 200 breast, 100 breast, 200 IM, and 100 back!
  • Mutliple Individual Conference Championships
  • High School's Conference Swimmer of the Year
  • 4 GCY Individual Team Records
  • 6 Total GCY Team Records (with relays included).
  • Over 100 volunteer hours for the GCY Makos!

"Piper's best attributes are outside of the pool, where she is a leader and inspiration for others, whose hardwork and dedication to the sport of swimming goes way beyond stats, accomplishments, GCY, high school, or even North Carolina Swimming...her passion and work ethic is all derived from her true love for the sport...you are a true GCY legend and you will be greatly missed Piper Burton! "

-GCY Coaching Staff

 

See More Pictures of Piper's Career on Instagram - CLICK HERE!