Rileigh Thornton

Rileigh  Thornton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Highland Village, Texas

High School:
Marcus HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Sprint


02/21/2017

TCU Places 27 On Academic All-Big 12 Team

The 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Swimming and Diving Team includes 27 Horned Frogs.

06/23/2016

TCU Places 52 On Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

The Horned Frogs placed the most athletes in its Big 12 history on the all-rookie team.

08/14/2015

Swimming & Diving Recaps Incoming Class

The Horned Frogs add 26 to the swimming & diving family

FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Competed in nine meets for the Horned Frogs during her freshman campaign ... opened the season with a second-place time in the 200 medley relay against UT-Permian Basin ... placed fourth in the 50 free (24.50) against Liberty/Incarnate Word ... helped record a second-place finsh in the 200 free relay against Texas with a time of 1:41.53 ... competed in six events at the Big 12 Championships: 50 free (24.51), 100 back (59.00), 200 back (2:09.70), 1650 free (18:53.81) and the 200 and 400 medley relays.

Marcus High School
High School State qualifier (2011-15) ... Speedo Southern Zones team member ... North Texas All Star Team member ... All-District Regional Team ... All-State Second Team ... Scholastic All-American Swimmer ... Canadian Nationals Qualifier ... North Texas record holder ... set school record ... MVP of the swim team ... coached by Shannon Gillespy.

Personal
Daughter of Donna and Kevin Thornton ... sister to MacKenzie ... majoring in advertising/public relations ... plans to work in media relations after graduation ... enjoys traveling.

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