Synchronized Swimming

Julia Gaylard
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmonton, Alberta

High School:
Wakefield/Strathcona

Major:
Human Nutrition

Julia Gaylard

03/22/2014

Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Maryanko wins Individual High Point; Six Buckeyes earn All-American laurels

03/21/2014

Buckeyes Win Gold, Advance Teams to Finals at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Baranski and J. Gaylard capture Figures A and B titles

02/27/2014

Ohio State Prepares to Defend North Regional Crown Saturday

Buckeyes have won 23 consecutive North Regional Championships

02/10/2014

Buckeyes Top Richmond, William & Mary in Back-to-Back Meets

Buckeyes post season-high 97 points vs. William & Mary

01/30/2014

Ohio State to Host Jessica Beck Memorial Meet

Buckeyes will compete in trio, duet, solo and team events in the eighth-annual event

2013 Junior Season Highlights
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned silver medal in B Figures competition at 2013 U.S. Collegiate Championships (67.139)
• Claimed first-place in B Technical competitions at 2013 North Regional Championships (70.634) and William & Mary (71.287)
• Member of Gray Team that finished fifth and sixth at U.S. Senior National Championships (162.6125) and U.S. Collegiate Championships (85.8875), respectively.
• Member of Gray Team that finished first at Richmond (88.25) and second at Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (86.500) and William & Mary (87.167)
• Member of Gray Team that posted a third-place finish at the North Regional Championships (87.833)

2012 Sophomore Season Highlights
• Member of Gray Squad that finished third at U.S. Collegiate Championships (87.200)
• Member of Gray Squad that captured team title at Minnesota Invitational (86.666)
• Trio team (N. Gaylard, Golomb) tied for first at Richmond (84.833) and second at Minnesota Invitational (73.1667)
• B Element winner during figures competition of Minnesota Invitational (66.9600)
• Second-place B Technical finish at North Regional Championships (68.220)
• Earned sixth place in B Technical at Collegiate National Championships (65.703)

2011 Freshman Season Highlights
• Named team's Most Improved New Swimmer
• Finished second in B Figures with a 65.264 in North Regional Championships
• Part of Gray Team at Jessica Beck Memorial Meet and finished second in the team routine with a 91.0
• Member of Gray Team in second-place outing at Richmond and William & Mary
• Second in B Figures (74.761) in season-opening meet vs. Michigan

Prior to Ohio State
• Lived in Edmonton, Alberta, before moving to Raleigh, N.C., where she attended Wakefield
• Upon arrival to Raleigh, was part of creation of new club team, the Raleigh Auroras, with the help of family and head coach Rebecca Williams
• Member of swim and cross country teams at Wakefield and Strathcona Composite
• With identical twin sister Natalie, the duo were 2009 and 2010 South Zone Champions; at 2010 U.S. Nationals, the pair finished eighth; 2009 U.S. Open, Julia and Natalie were sixth; advanced to final phase of 2009 U.S. Junior National Team trials in figures

Personal
• Daughter of Deborah and Gregg; identical twin sister, Natalie also is a member of the Buckeye synchronized swimming team
• Julia and Natalie were tabbed "Most Talkative" in Senior Superlative
• Would like to work in the field of nutrition with either collegiate or professional sports teams
• Hopes to qualify for National Team
• Hobbies include going to the beach or anywhere warm with her family; skiing with her dad, shopping, babysitting, scrapbooking, socializing
• Involved in French Honors Society in high school
• Played the piano for 10 years

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