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TAYLA LOVEMORE

Player profile

position
Back/Fly/Free
year
Senior
hometown
Durban, South Africa

Top Times:

100 fly: 51.60 FSU RECORD HOLDER

100 back: 55.34

50 free: 22.10

200 back: 2:01.70

200 fly: 1:58.53

200 IM: 2:00.72

100 free: 49.95

2016-17: 

Earned All-America honorable mention in the 100 fly by taking 12th at the NCAA Championships in FSU record-timing of 51.60… placed fourth in the 100 fly (52.28) in her first ACC Championship final…finished 11th in the 50 free (22.30) and added an 18th place finish (1:58.53)…helped the Seminoles place fourth in the 200 medley relay, seventh in the 400 medley relay and 400 free relays in addition to a sixth place showing in the 200 free relay…competed in nine events at the 13th FINA Short Course Championships in Windsor, Ontario where she finished in the top 30 in eight of them…was a part of three relay school records that also qualified for the NCAA Championships at the UGA Invite…won the B final of the 50 free with a personal best and finished fifth in the 100 fly (52.02)…also swam in the C final of the 200 IM…made her debut for the garnet and gold at the quad meet in Fort Myers, Fla…won the Coaches’ Award at the end of the year banquet.

At Indian River:

An 11-time NJCAA Champion…helped Indian River to two NJCAA team championships…swam for eight years in South Africa where she was coached by Wayne Riddin…was the 2016 South African champion in the 50m (25.97) free after dropping almost a second from her seeded time…also took bronze in the 100m free (56.98) and added silver in the 50m back (31.03)…a Olympic Trial qualifier.

Personal:

Born March 20, 1995…daughter of Scott Lee and Justine…went to Danville Park Girls High School…swam for the SEALS.