Olivia Chick, Yellow Springs Makes College Commitment


Left to right - Nate Baker, Athletic Director/Olivia Chick, YS Senior/Jody Chick, Mother/Greg Chick, Father

“Proud to say I’ve verbally committed to continue my swimming career at Michigan State University next year! Go green!”

Olivia Chick of Yellow Springs, Ohio has given a verbal commitment to Michigan State University for 2017-18. Chick is a senior at Yellow Springs High School, for whom she was the third-place finisher in the 100y free (51.57) and the fifth-place finisher in the 200 free (1:51.31) at the 2016 Ohio State High School Division 2 Championships. Chick is a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and a two-time Metro Buckeye Conference Swimmer of the Meet honoree.

Chick swims year-round with Dayton Raiders. A long-axis stroke specialist, she has Winter Juniors cuts in the 100 free and she competed in the 50/100/200 freestyles and 50/100/200 backstrokes, as well as the 50 fly at the 2016 NCSA Spring Swimming Championships. Chick’s best SCY times are:

  • 50 free – 23.94
  • 100 free – 50.98
  • 200 free – 1:50.26
  • 50 back – 26.63
  • 100 back – 57.11
  • 200 back – 2:03.84