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Peyton Palsha
Peyton Palsha

Peyton Palsha

Free / IM | Sophomore | 5-5 | St. Petersburg, Fla. | St. Petersburg HS / St. Petersburg Aquatics

Freshman (2017-18)
>> 2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
>> 2017 Fall Academic Honor Roll
>> 2018 Spring Academic Honor Roll

Recorded five personal-best times with three being at the SEC Championship in the 500 Free (4:43.05), 1650 Free (16.12.53), and 400 IM (4:11.41) … the other two coming at the Art Adamson Invite in the 200 Breast (2:17.63), earning a (B) cut time, and the Tri-Meet against Houston and Vanderbilt in the 100 Breast (1:07.49) … qualified for the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championship where she finished 20th overall in the 1650 Free (16:14.71) and 37th in the 500 Free (4:43.19) … recorded the top time on the team in the 1000 Free (9:58.67) and the 500 Free (4:45.02).

High School
Competed at U.S. Olympic Trials in the 400 and 800 freestyles … Worlds Trials qualifier during her senior season … qualified for Senior Nationals in 200, 400,  800 and 1500 free and in the 400 IM … qualified for Junior Nationals in 200, 400, 800 and 1500 free, as well as the 100 and 200 breast and 200 and 400 IM … holds the St. Petersburg High School record in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 200 IM, 200 free relay and the 200 IM relay … finished second at the 2016 FHSAA State Championships in the 200 IM and 500 free …  finished third in the 2015 FHSAA State Championships in the 200 free and 500 free … touched third in the 200 free in the 2014 FHSAA State Championships and fourth in the 500 free … finished sixth during her freshman year at the 2013 FHSAA State Championships in the 200 free and made the semifinals in the 100 breast.

Personal
Born July 9, 1999 … daughter of Kristy and Stephen Palsha … has one younger sister, Gracelyn … father was a swimmer at LSU … majoring in agriculture.

2017-18 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
500 Free4:43.05SEC Championships02/15/18
1000 Free9:58.67Missouri/South Carolina10/14/17
1650 Free16:12.53SEC Championships02/18/18
200 IM2:07.62Missouri/South Carolina10/14/17
400 IM4:11.41SEC Championships02/16/18
100 Breast1:07.49Houston/Vanderbilt01/19/18
200 Breast2:17.63Art Adamson Invite11/16/17

Lifetime Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
200 Free1:49.47YCF Winter Classic12/09/16
500 Free4:43.05SEC Championships02/15/18
1000 Free9:53.54FL Spring Senior Championships02/25/16
1650 Free16:12.53SEC Championships02/18/18
200 IM2:02.18FHSAA 4A Championships11/05/16
400 Im4:11.41SEC Championships02/16/18
100 Breast1:07.49Houston/Vanderbilt01/19/18
200 Breast2:17.63Art Adamson Invite11/16/17