Izzy Ivey is a competitive swimmer who represents the United States internationally. Her mother, Daedre Sullivan, swam at Florida and was a member of the U.S. National Team.
Coming out of high school, Ivey was SwimSwam’s #1 recruit in the class of 2019. She committed to Cal, and opted to graduate high school early (December 2018) to start at Cal in January of 2019.
College (University of California)
Ivey’s jump started college career got off to a very successful start. At the PAC-12 Championships, Ivey led off the winning 200 medley and 800 free relays on Day 1. She went on to get 2nd in the 200 IM (1:54.31), 3rd in the 100 fly (51.15), and 8th in the 200 free (1:46.03). At the NCAA Champs, she came through as a huge point scorer for the bears, placing 9th in the 200 IM (1:53.87), 6th in the 100 fly (50.82), and 4th in the 100 back (50.42). She was also on the winning 400 free relay, 2nd place 200 medley relay, and 2nd place 800 free relay.
2016 Jr Pan Pacific Championships
At the 2016 jr Pan Pacs, Ivey garnered 5 medals, including gold in the 100 free (54.95), bronze in the 200 free (1:58.94), gold in the 4×200 free relay, gold in the 4×100 free relay, and gold in the 4×100 medley relay. She also swam the 200 IM, 100 fly, and 50 free individually.
2018 Jr Pan Pacific Championships
In 2018, Ivey started things off by placing 4th in the 200 free (1:59.46). The next day, she placed 9th in the 100 free (55.47), and helped team USA to victory in the 4×200 free relay. On the 3rd day, she won her first individual medal of the meet, a bronze in the 100 fly (59.81), and she once again helped USA to gold in the 4×100 free relay. On the final day, she placed 11th in the 50 free (26.26).