After racing to at least one season best time at every meet during her freshman season, Madison-Grace Bristow has shown that her work ethic has paid off. Bristow regularly swims the 200 butterfly and I.M. races, helping the UNC Asheville Bulldogs earn points.
Bristow grew up in Acworth, Georgia with her parents where she enjoyed successful club and high school swimming careers. Swimming for Carlton J. Kell High School she raced to team records and relay records. She was also awarded MVP, the Coaches Award and was captain during her senior season. At Stringray Swimming she was honored with the Award of Excellence.
Bristow prospered academically as a member of the Beta Club and National Honor Society in high school. After high school Bristow saw herself representing the Blue and White as a member of the swim team at UNC Asheville.
Bristow improved upon almost all of her swims from the 2015 Georgia Tech Mid Season Invitational at the 2016 Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships. She clocked in at 2:15.57 in the 200 butterfly, 4:46.05 in the 400 IM and 2:14.49 in the 200 IM.