Rice Snags Verbal From Breaststroker Cailey Renken

Photo Courtesy: Cailey Renken

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Rice University received a verbal commitment from Cailey Renken. Renken is a breaststroker who swims for Swim Atlanta. This is the high school senior’s first season on the east coast, after moving from Camarillo, CA. She had swum with CLASS Aquatics. Renken now attends Alpharetta High School and plans to swim for the school this year.

Renken was very successful at Adolfo Camarillo High School. While in California she was the school’s three time MVP. She currently holds seven school records. Last spring Renken was the CIF-SS Division III Individual Champion in the 100 breaststroke and was the 200 freestyle runner up. She is a two time NISCA All-American in the 100 breaststroke and a two time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American as well.

Her best times are:

  • 100 Breast 1:02.06
  • 200 Breast 2:15.62
  • 200 Free 1:51.56

Renken shared,

“I chose Rice University because of the combination of phenomenal academics and athletics offered at the university.  I loved everything about the school and the team and I can’t wait to spend my next four years here!  Go Owls!”

Hannah Sumbera and Ellery Parish have also committed to Rice. Renken is set to make a splash for the Owls. She would have finished fourth in the 100 and third in the 200 breaststroke at the 2016 Conference USA Championships. Rice freshman Marie-Claire Schillinger won both of those events last year.

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