A transfer from the University of Arkansas, Tera Bradham is a versatile swimmer at Texas A&M. Born in Greenville, but raised in Round Rock, Texas, Bradham attended Round Rock High School as a four-time Scholastic All-American. Due to a shoulder injury stemming from high school, Bradham sat out for her first year of eligibility at Arkansas, and competed as a freshman in the 2013-2014 season – she’s currently swimming for Texas A&M as a sophomore. In a rare case Bradham has already received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, and is now pursuing her Master’s of Education. Competing for Nitro Swimming, Bradham has been swimming competitively since she was just 5 years old. In her first competitive season at Arkansas Bradham was a semi-finalist for the Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, which is a prestigious award that honors both amateur and professional athletes that display the best character, teamwork and citizenship.
Bradham sat out the season due to injury.
As a freshman competing at the SEC Championships Bradham focused on the IM and breaststroke events. She went best times in both the 200 IM and 400 IM at the conference meet after recovering from shoulder surgery. She finished fourth in the ‘C’ final of the 400 IM.
Bradham is currently in her sophomore season as an Aggie. She did not swim at the conference meet, but took part in the dual meet season.
As a student at Round Rock High School Bradham missed Olympic Trials by a half-second. Prior to her first of three shoulder surgeries, Bradham had been a 34-time Texas state champion, one of the most decorated in the state. In her swimming career she also broke six Texas state records, which she still holds today.