Clay Hering
Clay  Hering

Greensboro, N.C.

High School:


Fly, Free

Club Team:
Swim GSA


Men Dominate, Women Edge Wildcats in Dual Meet Sweep

Georgia Tech swimming & diving completed its second sweep of the season with both the men and women defeating Northwestern on Saturday


Freshmen Shine in Dual Meet Loss at Nationally Ranked Notre Dame

Georgia Tech swimming & diving will return to the pool to take on Northwestern tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. ET


Tech Sweeps Pitt in ACC Dual Meet Action on Friday

Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt


Gold Leads White After Day One of Intrasquad Competition

Georgia Tech swimming & diving wraps up the White vs. Gold intrasquad meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.


Jackets Hit the Water for the 2017-18 Season

Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday

2016-17 (Freshman): Closed out his freshman campaign with career-best marks in the 100 fly (48.71) and the 500 free (4:30.64) at the ACC Championships, as well as the 200 fly (1:47.71) at the Ohio State Last Chance Meet … Also had a career-best mark of 1:41.37 in the 200 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Recorded the fourth-fastest time of the year for Tech in both the 500 free (4:30.64) and the 200 fly (1:47.71) … Also had the fifth-fastest time on the season in the 100 fly (48.71) … Earned runner-up honors in both the 100 fly (50.65) and 200 fly (1:50.92) events in his first meet as a Jacket versus Boston College and Pitt … Also finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:50.31) and sixth in the 100 fly (50.44) in the dual meet against Notre Dame … Recorded a second-place showing in the 200 free (1:42.62) and a third-place finish in the 200 fly (1:52.05) against Cincinnati and FAU … Finished fourth in the 200 fly versus Alabama (1:51.38) and in the tri-meet with Florida State and SCAD (1:49.85) … Placed fifth in both the 100 fly (49.80) and the 200 fly (1:47.71) events at the Ohio State Last Chance Meet.

Before Tech: Swam for four years at Page High School under coach Nicole Krasowski … Ranked as high as seventh overall in the state of North Carolina … Was a team captain his senior season … Led his team to four-straight conference championships, including two undefeated seasons … Tabbed a high school all-American … A four-time state champion … Also a four-time all-conference selection … Named the conference swimmer of the year his senior season in 2015-16 … A three-time USA scholastic all-American … Holds the Metro 4A Conference record in the 100 fly … Holds school records in the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay events at Page H.S. … Also holds the John Sawyer Meet record in the 200 free … Was a participant in the Carolina Crown Swim Challenge, a swim meet that mixes the best swimmers from North Carolina and South Carolina on four different teams to compete against each other … A member of the Page Honors Society … Served as the class president as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Was the student body president his senior year … Earned an Eagle Scout award.

Personal: Full name is Clayton Mallard Hering … Goes by Clay … Born Aug. 29, 1997 … Son of Clark and Beverly Hering … Has two younger siblings named Tanner and Flinn … Grandfather, George Hering III, was the speaker of the house for the Delaware state legislature … Chose Georgia Tech because of the swimming program and facilities, the location and the reputation of the school overall … Intends to major in business administration.

Hering's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)
100 Fly 48.71 2017 ACC Championships
200 Fly 1:47.71 at Last Chance Meet (3/5/17)
200 Free 1:41.37 (s) 2016 GT Invitational
500 Free 4:30.64 2017 ACC Championships
* relay split (s)