AuburnTigers.com will post a short spotlight on each of our NCAA Championship participants leading up the the championships, which will be contested March 14-17 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at Ohio State University.
Name: Bailey Nero
2018 NCAA Championship Events: 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 fly
Previous NCAA Appearances:
2017 (200 IM/t-33rd; 100 fly/36th; 200 fly/26th)
2016 (200 IM/56th; 100 fly/40th; 200 fly/36th)
100 fly - 7th - 52.27 ... Top time was set at this year's SEC Championships
200 fly - 7th - 1:55.75 ... Top time was set at this year's SEC Championships ... Holds four of the top 25 performances in program history
200 IM - 6th - 1:57.99 ... Top time was set at the 2017 SEC Championships
Notable: Won the 200 fly four times during the regular season (Alabama, South Carolina & Texas dual meets and the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Also held NCAA B cuts in the 200 back (1:56.40) and 400 IM (4:19.35) ... Finished 8th in the 100 fly, 9th in the 200 fly and 22nd in the 200 back at the SEC Championships.