Originally from Atlanta, Ga. Corinne Priest is a backstroke and freestyle swimmer at Texas A&M. Priest chose to be an Aggie after graduating from Fernandina Beach High School in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Born March 16, 1995 to Frank and Valerie Priest she has been swimming competitively since she was seven years old. The psychology major claims that she chose to swim for A&M because she knew that she could reach her full potential there. Her favorite Aggie tradition is Reveille, and her favorite athlete is Aggie alum, Johnny Manziel. Although she’s primarily a backstroker and freestyler, she also focused on developing her 200 IM.
Priest is currently in her freshman season as an Aggie. She didn’t compete at the SEC Conference Championships, but she competed in the dual meet season, and her last meet was at Texas A&M vs. Louisiana State.
Priest was a district and regional champion in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke – she was also a four-year state finalist.