Swimming & Diving


Mairyn Branaman
Mairyn  Branaman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
California, Md.

High School:
Leonardtown HS

Event:
Backstroke/Butterfly

02/16/2016

Record Efforts Highlight Opening Day of SEC Championships

Gamecocks set school record in 800 free relay, place three divers in finals

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2017 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

RECORD BOOK
  • 7th -- 100 backstroke
  • 8th -- 100 butterfly
  • 1st, 4th -- 200 medley relay

2017 (JUNIOR)


  • Swam in four events as a junior (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle)
  • Finished 38th in the 100 backstroke (55.55), 42nd in the 100 butterfly (55.69) and 44th in the 50 freestyle (23.53) at the SEC Championships
  • Tallied eight top-10 finishes throughout the regular season
  • Finished first, a season best, in the 100 backstroke at the SC College Invite
  • Finished third in the 50 freestyle at the Carolina College Invite and posted a season best time (23.28)

2016 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Took part in three events at the SEC Championships
  • Finished 46th in the 100 butterfly (56.03), 49th in the 50 freestyle (24.00) and 64th in the 100 freestyle (53.04) at the conference meet
  • Took seventh in the 100 butterfly (59.78) in a dual victory over Vanderbilt
  • Placed 16th in the 100 butterfly (55.87) against a strong field at the Georgia Tech Invitational

2015 (FRESHMAN)


  • Swam in three individual races and two relays at the SEC Championships
  • Was part of the 200 free relay (1:33.16) and 200 medley (1:40.72) relay teams that finished 11th at the SEC Championships
  • Best individual SEC Championships finish came in the 100 fly, swimming it in 55.26 to finish 45th
  • Also placed 47th in the 50 free (23.81) and 59th in the 100 free (52.34)
  • Won the 100 fly in a dual meet against Georgia in a time of 58.36

PRE COLLEGE
  • Graduated from Leonardtown High School
  • Lettered three years in swimming and two in lacrosse
  • Swam for Chesapeake Bay Aquatic Club

PERSONAL


  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Parents are James and Penelope Branaman
  • Has three sisters, Caitlin, Jamie and Kaira
Branaman's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 23.28 2/4/17 Carolina College Invitational Columbia, S.C.
100 Freestyle 52.34p 2/21/15 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.
100 Backstroke 55.55p 2/17/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
100 Butterfly 55.26 2/19/15 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.

! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split

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