Synchronized Swimming

Natalie Gaylard


Edmonton, Alberta

High School:

Human Nutrition

Natalie Gaylard


Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

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


Ohio State Heads to Incarnate Word

Buckeyes set to compete in technical and routine competition


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

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


Buckeyes Set to Compete at Richmond, William & Mary

Scarlet and Gray will face Richmond, William and Mary Saturday, Sunday


Ohio State to Host Jessica Beck Memorial Meet

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

2014 Senior Season Highlights
• On OSU's team that placed 2nd at the US Collegiate Championships
• On the team that won the U.S. Senior National Championships
• Finished second place in the trio competition (Gaylard, Golomb) at the Ohio State Invitational (81.85)
• Member of the Gray team that placed second at the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (84.05) and U.S. Senior National Championship (81.0667)
• Placed first in the trio competition (Gaylard, Golomb) against Richmond (83.7667) and Williamsburg (83.7667)
• Member in the team competition that placed first at Richmond (84.200) and Williamsburg (83.1)
• Took third in A elements competition vs Williamsburg

2013 Junior Season Highlights
• Member of Gray Team that finished fifth and sixth at 2013 U.S. Senior National Championships (162.6125) and 2013 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 captured team title at Minnesota Invitational (86.666)
• A Element winner during figures competition of Minnesota Invitational scoring 69.0933
• Trio team (J. Gaylard, Golomb) tied for first at Richmond (84.833) and second at Minnesota Invitational (73.1667)

2011 Freshman Season Highlights
• B Technical Champion (67.936) at U.S. Collegiate Championships
• North Regional Champion in B Figures, scoring a 67.075.
• In season-opening meet vs. Michigan, won the B Figures competition with a 75.098

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 Julia, the duo were 2009 and 2010 South Zone Champions; at 2010 U.S. Nationals, the pair finished eighth; 2009 U.S. Open, Natalie and Julia were sixth; advanced to final phase of 2009 Canadian Junior National Team trials; advanced to final phase of 2009 U.S. Junior National Team trials in figures; Natalie qualified for final phase of figures at 2008 Canadian Junior National Team Trials
• Named synchronized swimming 2007 Provincial Stream Athlete of the Year; Strathcona cross country team were 2008 champions

• Daughter of Deborah and Gregg; identical twin sister, Julia also is a member of the Buckeye synchronized swimming team
• Natalie and Julia 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 running and working out, swimming, shopping, scrapbooking, volunteering, spending time with family and friends and meeting new people
• Greatest sports thrill is attending Ohio State, skydiving and skiing among the trees in the Rocky Mountains
• Played the piano for 10 years

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