Synchronized Swimming

Natalie Gaylard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmonton, Alberta

High School:
Wakefield/Strathcona

Major:
Human Nutrition

Natalie Gaylard

03/22/2014

Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

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

02/14/2014

Ohio State Heads to Incarnate Word

Buckeyes set to compete in technical and routine competition

02/10/2014

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

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

02/05/2014

Buckeyes Set to Compete at Richmond, William & Mary

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

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

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

Personal
• 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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