GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida’s Elise Bauer and two Gator signees in Anna Auld and Micayla Cronk were named to the 2021 USA Swimming National Junior Team, USA Swimming announced over the weekend.
Bauer, a freshman from Ocala’s Forest High School, is a past member of the National Junior Team and a 2020 Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 800 and 1,000 free. Bauer is also the Florida Championship record holder in the 1,650 free and the 3A Florida State Championships runner-up in the 500 free.
The freshman also won the 1,650 free at the Auburn Fall Invitational back in November of 2020.
Auld, a native of West Palm Beach is also a past member of the National Junior Team and a three-time Scholastic All-American.
“I feel that the UF atmosphere is where I will be able to grow to be the best possible version of myself,” Auld said after signing with Florida.
Cronk is also a past member of the National Junior Team and an Olympic Trials Qualifier. A native of Palm Coast, Cronk is a Junior National Champion in the 200 free and a seven-time Florida State Champion.
“The University of Florida has everything from academic to athletic achievements that I would like to be a