Swimming & Diving


Brooke Morton
Brooke  Morton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indialantic, Fla.

High School:
Cocoa Beach HS

Event:
Breaststroke

02/16/2016

Record Efforts Highlight Opening Day of SEC Championships

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

01/23/2016

Gamecocks Finish Quad Meet with Six Victories

Seniors honored prior to final home event

01/22/2016

Gamecocks Open Quad Meet with Strong Effort

Harman wins two races to pace Carolina on opening day

01/21/2016

Gamecocks Host Quad Meet for Final Home Competition of 2015-16

Queens, UNC Wilmington and Wingate to visit Carolina Natatorium

04/25/2014

South Carolina Boasts 70 Student-Athletes on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2016 SEC Community Service Team
  • 2016 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

  • 2016 (SENIOR)
  • Swam both breaststroke events as a senior
  • Finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.09) at the SC Quad Meet
  • Posted finishes of 38th in the Georgia Tech Invitational (1:07.89) and 40th in the 200 breaststroke (2:26.96) at the Georgia Tech Invitational

  • 2015 (JUNIOR)
  • Took part in six events, swimming the 50 free and 100 and 200 breaststroke
  • Finished 24th at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/22) in the 200 breaststroke, swimming the race in 2:26.77 after recording a season-best 2:25.67 in prelims
  • Also finished 25th at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:07.29

  • 2014 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Did not compete
  • Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

  • 2013 (FRESHMAN)
  • Swam in five meets during the regular season
  • Posted the team's fifth fastest time in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.10) at the Virginia Tech Invitational
  • Recorded a season-best third-place finish against College of Charleston in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:34.05
  • Also swam the 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 200 IM during the season

  • PRE COLLEGE
  • Graduated from Cocoa Beach High School
  • Lettered five years under head coach Fran Siljestrom
  • All-State performer (2009-12)
  • All-Conference performer (2009-12)
  • Named team MVP in 2010 and 2012
  • Swam for the YMCA Central Florida Swimming club team under coach Colby Mack
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Academic Honor Roll from 2009-2012

  • PERSONAL
  • Full name is Brooke Lynne Morton
  • Born Jan. 9, 1994
  • Parents are Jim and Cindy Morton
  • Father played baseball at Quinnipiac University
  • Chose South Carolina because of ties to the SEC and excellent academic opportunities
  • Majoring in marine science
  • Morton's Top Times
    Event Time Date Meet Location
    50 Freestyle 27.02p 11/20/14 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
    100 Breaststroke 1:07.09 1/22/16 SC Quad Meet Columbia, S.C.
    200 Breaststroke 2:24.93 11/17/12 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
    200 Butterfly 2:20.15^ 10/12/13 College of Charleston Charleston, S.C.
    200 IM 2:11.86 1/25/13 College of Charleston/Queens/Wingate Columbia, S.C.

    ^ = Converted from meters

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