Timonium, Md. / McDonogh
At Delaware: 2011-12 Season: Finished third at the meet against Georgetown in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:19.83. Had the team’s fourth best finish of the season in the 1000-yard freestyle when finishing second at the meet against Widener with a time of 10:43.46. Won the UD Team Sportsmanship Award.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at McDonogh High School • won the 1AAM Championship from 2008-10, including team championships from 2008-11• Speedo sectional champion while swimming with Eagle Swim Club Team • holds the record in the mile swim for Eagle Swim Club Team • also ran cross country at McDonogh, placing in the top three at the 1AAM championship • named to Honor Roll all four years.
Personal: JoAnna Elizabeth Baird ("bared") • daughter of Michael and Maria Baird • has one sister, Jackie • exercise science at Delaware • enjoys competing in triathlons • Billy Baird, cousin, is a lacrosse player at Army • member of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol Lifeguard over the summer.Back To Women's Swimming Home Women's Swimming Story Archive