Taye Baldinazzo
Taye Baldinazzo
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Wilde Lake
Position: Free

Career Best Marks

Event

Time

100-yard Freestyle

46.23

200-yard Freestyle

1:39.07

500-yard Freestyle

4:25.76*

1,000-yard Freestyle

9:33.55

1,650-yard Freestyle

16:03.42

100-yard Backstroke

52.56

100-yard Breaststroke

1:00.75

200-yard Butterfly

1:51.03

200-yard IM

1:57.58

400-yard IM

4:10.98

 

* = school record

 

Career:

  • At the end of the 2017-18 season, owns the school record in the 500-yard freestyle (4:25.76)

2017-18:

  • All-American in the 500 Freestyle (3rd, 4:25.76); 800 Freestyle Relay (10th, 6:42.18) and 200 Freestyle (14th, 1:39.79)
  • NCAA qualifier in the 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle and 800 Freestyle Relay
  • All-UAA in the 800-yard freestyle relay (2nd)
  • CollegeSwimming.com National Swimmer of the Week - Division III (Nov. 21)

2016-17:

  • All-American in the 500-yard freestyle (11th, 4:28.21) and 800-yard freestyle relay (15th, 6:45.22)
  • Set a new school record in the 500-yard freestyle (4:28.21)
  • NCAA qualifier in the 800-yard freestyle relay
  • All-UAA in the 200-yard freestyle (2nd)

Personal:

  • Majors: Economics and Mathematics 
  • UChicago activities: Co-Founder Base 15 Admissions Consulting, Moneythink member, Polsky Exchange member
  • Participated in four years of swimming in high school
  • Multi Maryland State Champion, two-time Maryland Swimmer of the Year, Sectionals Qualifier, Futures Championships Qualifier, Winter Junior National Championships Qualifier
  • National AP recognized, three honor societies, 11 different clubs/organizations