Utah Picks Up Loveland Swim Club Breaststroker/IMer Baylor Lewis for 2021

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Loveland Swim Club’s Baylor Lewis has verbally committed to Utah for next fall. Lewis is a senior at Frontier Academy in Greeley, Colo.

I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to the University of Utah. Thank you to my family, friends and coaches for everything they have given me. I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity. GO UTES!

TOP TIMES (SCY)

  • 100 breast – 57.50
  • 200 breast – 2:04.09
  • 200 IM – 1:53.33
  • 400 IM – 3:58.89

At the 2019 Colorado 4A HS Championships, Lewis placed third in the 100 breast (58.85) and fourth in the 200 IM (1:55.49). Competing for Greeley West High School at that meet, he helped the school win their first-ever Colorado high school state team title. In December, he competed at the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West, where he finished 41st in the 400 IM (3:58.89), 49th in the 200 breast (2:04.09) and 62nd in the 100 breast (57.50), hitting lifetime bests in all three.

Top breaststrokers Andy Britton (52.9/1:57.8) and Jaek Horner (53.1/1:56.5) both return for the Utes, Britton as a junior and Horner as a sophomore. They also return top IMers Benjamin Waterman (1:45.4) and Jackson Cunningham (3:48.4) for two more years, each.

Lewis joins Lucas Calderon and Sam Tenhulzen in Utah’s class of 2025.

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About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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