Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech swimming & diving will open up the 2017-18 regular season next Friday at home versus Pittsburgh at 3 p.m.
Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday
87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
2016-17 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact for the Yellow Jackets in her first year on The Flats in the free, fly and back events ... Posted the third-fastest time for Tech on the season in both the 100 fly (54.45) and the 200 fly (2:00.60) ... Also recorded the fourth-fastest time for the Jackets in the 100 back (56.19) and 200 IM (2:06.56) ... Turned in the sixth-best time on the team in the 200 back (2:02.36), seventh-fastest in the 100 free (52.11) and the eighth-best in the 200 free (1:54.21) in her rookie season ... Totaled 15 top-10 finishes on the season ... Touched the wall first overall in the 150 fly (1:32.06) in the season-opening half-double meet versus Georgia Southern ... Finished third overall in the 200 fly (2:07.62) versus Cincinnati and FAU, as well as in the 200 back (2:04.78) against SCAD and Florida State ... Posted a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 100 fly (58.21) and 200 fly (2:09.03) in the double-dual meet with BC and Pitt ... Also finished fourth in the 200 fly (2:06.10) versus Alabama and the 100 fly (57.18) against both SCAD and FSU ... Placed fifth in the 200 free in the dual meet versus Alabama (1:54.28) and in the tri-meet with SCAD and FSU (1:54.21) ... Finished 23rd overall in the 100 back (56.50) and 27th in the 100 fly (55.84) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Recorded a 23rd-place finish in the 200 fly (2:00.60) and a 26th-place showing in the 100 fly (54.45) at the 2017 ACC Championships.
Before Tech: Swam for five years at The Bolles School under coaches Sergio Lopez and Jon Sakovich ... Served as the team captain her senior season ... Ranked as high as 17th overall in the state of Florida ... Led her team to five-straight 1A Florida state championships (2011-15) ... Also guided her team to five-straight 1A district and regional championship titles (2011-15) ... Helped her team to a second-place team finish at the winter Junior National Championships ... Received First Coast first-team recognition ... Tabbed a scholastic all-American in both 2014 and 2015 ... A member of the National Honor Society and the honor roll.
Personal: Full name is Chloe Grace Miller ... Born on July 30, 1998 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Daughter of Michael and Shannon Miller ... Has a younger sister named Gray ... Father played football at N.C. State (1987-88) ... Grandfather, Donald Miller, played football at the University of Georgia (1955-56) ... Enjoys painting, drawing, reading and playing with her dogs ... Has been swimming since she was six years old ... Chose Tech because of its world class academic reputation, its strong swimming and athletics program and its great location ... Intends to major in engineering.
|Miller's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)|
|100 Free||52.11 (s)||2016 GT Invitational|
|200 Free||1:54.21||vs. Florida State & SCAD (1/28/17)|
|100 Fly||54.45||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 Fly||2:00.60||2017 ACC Championships|
|100 Back||56.19||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 Back||2:02.36||2016 GT Invitational|
|200 IM||2:06.56||2016 GT Invitational|
|* relay split (s)|