Payton Marvin Gives Auburn its 10th Verbal for 2020-21

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Payton Marvin from Austin, Texas has announced her verbal commitment to Auburn University for 2020-21. A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American who specializes in free, fly, and back, she doesn’t participate in high school swimming but rather competes year-round with Nitro Swimming. Her older sister Sutton Marvin swims at the University of Nebraska, where she is a sophomore.

“I am super excited to announce that I have verbally committed to study and swim at Auburn University!  Thank you to my family, friends, and Nitro swimming for always supporting me.  I look forward to being an Auburn Tiger!  War Eagle!”

Marvin swam at College Station Sectionals at the end of February, scoring multiple PBs in both SCY events (prelims) and LCM events (finals). Those include SCY 200/500 free and 100/200 fly and LCM 100/200 free and 100 back. She competed in the 200/500 free and 100 back at 2018 Winter Juniors West, finaling in the 500 free (24th), and notching PBs in the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 back.

Top SCY times:

  • 100 free – 50.83
  • 200 free – 1:48.60
  • 500 free – 4:50.11
  • 1000 free – 10:12.83
  • 100 fly – 55.76
  • 200 fly – 2:01.77
  • 200 back – 2:01.86

Marvin will join Abby Gibbons, Brynn Curtis, Colby Hurt, Elysse Pardus, Emma Steckiel, Hannah Ownbey, Kensley Merritt, Maggie Gholston, and Meghan Lee in the Auburn class of 2024. She is not far off what it took to score at the 2019 SEC Championships: it took 1:47.39 in the 200 free, 4:46.76 in the 500 free, 53.75 in the 100 fly, 1:58.80 in the 200 fly, and 1:56.25 in the 200 back.

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3 years ago

Auburn killing the game! Congrats

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3 years ago

Congratulations to this young lady!

Just a “side note” to Swammer though: Got your message the first time😊. Still thought I’d let you know that the Women’s SEC Swimming Championship continues to “run” through College Station, Texas”😁👍.

3 years ago

Auburn killing the game! Congrats.

3 years ago

Auburn killing the game! Congrats

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