Hannah Barker from Lacey, Washington has announced her intention to swim for Grand Canyon University next fall.
“I am very excited to announce my verbal commitment to Grand Canyon University. I would like to thank my parents, family, friends and coaches who have supported me throughout this journey. A special thank you to Stacey, Steve and Charlie for making GCU feel like home. Lopes up! ?”
Barker is a senior at Timberline High School. She placed sixth in the 200 free and seventh in the 500 as a freshman at the 2014 WIAA 4A Girls State Swim & Dive Championships. The following year she was fourth in both the 500 free and 100 back. As a junior, Timberline competed at the 3A level and Barker placed third in the 100 back (57.42) and won the consolation final of the 200 free (1:54.75) at the 2016 3A State Meet. Barker swims year-round for King Aquatic Club. She improved in nearly every event she swam this year in both SCY and LCM, especially her backstroke and freestyle events.
Best SCY times:
- 200 back – 2:02.54
- 100 back – 57.42
- 50 back – 27.55
- 500 free – 5:03.13
- 1650 free – 17:35.05
- 400 IM – 4:35.43
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