Courtney Payne

Height Year
5-6 Junior

Waterford, Conn.
Waterford High School
 

Biographical Info

Sophomore (2016-17): Competed in the 400-yard freestyle relay, finishing 21st (4:28.18) in the preliminaries, at the NEISDA Championships on Feb. 19...placed 13th in the 200-yard breaststroke (3:06.90) and 19th in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:25.05; season-best), while also finishing fifth and seventh in the 200-yard medley relay (2:15.03) and 400-yard freestyle relay (4:14.20), respectively, at the Little East Championships on Feb. 4...finished first in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:59.39), second in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:30.45) and fourth in both the 50-yard breaststroke (39.11) and the 200-yard medley relay (2:41.06), at Westfield State on Jan. 28.  

Payne finished third in the 50-yard freestyle (31.94; season-best) and fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:27.55), while coming in second in both the 200-yard medley relay (2:21.16) and 200-yard freestyle relay (2:00.92), against Western Connecticut on Jan. 21...finished third in both the 50-yard breaststroke (39.51) and the 100-yard freestyle (1:11.26) and fourth in the 500-yard freestyle (7:02.38; season-best) at Plymouth State on Dec. 3...also placed second with the 200-yard medley relay (2:13.88) while competing at Plymouth. She finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (2:34.60; season-best), the 100-yard freestyle (1:09.42), and in the 50-yard breaststroke (39.37), while also taking second with the 200-yard medley relay (2:22.54), against Western New England on Nov. 18.

Payne finished third in both the 100-yard freestyle (1:12.21) and the 200-yard medley relay (2:31.91) and fourth in both the 200-yard freestyle (2:34.68) and 50-yard freestyle (32.13) at Eastern Connecticut on Nov. 12...placed 11th in the 50-yard breaststroke (38.33; season-best), 12th in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:25.83) and 22nd in the 100-yard freestyle (1:06.55; season-best) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 7...also finished sixth in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:58.41) and ninth in the 200-yard medley relay (2:13.67) at the same meet.

 She finished 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:26.33), 21st in the 100-yard IM (1:22.65), 22nd in the 100-yard freestyle (1:11.61) and 27th in the 100-yard backstroke (1:25.64) at the University of St. Joseph Pentathlon on Oct. 28...also placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay (2:07.06) and fifth in 200-yard medley relay (2:25.41) at the same meet...finished first in both the 50-yard breaststroke (38.80) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:25.96), second in the 200-yard medley relay (2:11.05) and third in the 500-yard freestyle (31.47) against St. Joseph on October 23...placed third in both the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:56.92) and the 200-yard medley relay (2:12.89) at the Michael Arsenault Relays, hosted by Bridgewater State on Oct. 15.

Freshman Year (2015-16):
Competed as a member of the 12th-place 800-yard freestyle relay (8:56.99), the 14th-place 400-yard freestyle relay (4:07.12) and the 15th-place 200-yard medley relay (2:06.28) at the NEISDA Championships on Feb. 12-14...finished 10th in the 100-yard breast (1:22.19; season-best), 10th in the 200-yard breast (3:01.46; season-best) and 14th in the 50-yard freestyle (29.76; season-best), while also competing as a member of the fifth place 400-yard freestyle relay (4:11.05) at the Little East Championships on Jan. 30...finished second in the 50-yard breast (37.87; season-best), third in the 100-yard breast (1:25.54) and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (1:07.81), while also competing as a member of the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:58.83), at Western Connecticut on Jan. 24...finished third in both the 50-yard freestyle (30.02) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:24.14), while also competing as a member of the first place 200-yard medley relay (2:07.02) and the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:56.44), vs. Husson on Jan. 15.

Finished second in the 50-yard breaststroke (38.52), third in the 50-yard freestyle (30.33) and fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke (3:05.77), while also competing as a member of the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (2:09.69), vs. Plymouth State on Dec. 4...finished second in the 50-yard breast (38.34), the 50-yard freestyle (30.53) and second in the 100-yard IM (1:20.11; season-best) at Western New England on Nov. 20...finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (2:28.39; season-best) and third in the 100-yard breast (1:28.28), while also competing as a member of the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (2:12.54) and the third place 400-yard medley relay team (4:52.35), at Eastern Connecticut on Nov. 14...finished 11th in the 50-yard breast (38.33), 12th in the 100-yard breast (1:25.83) and 22nd in the 100-yard freestyle (1:06.55; season-best), while also competing as a member of the ninth place 200-yard medley relay (2:13.67) and the sixth place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:58.41), at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 7.

Finished 13th in the 100-yard breast (1:25.34), 18th in the 100-yard freestyle (1:07.33), 23rd in the 100-yard IM (1:21.90) and 28th in the 100-yard backstroke (1:22.06; season-best), while also competing as a member of the fifth place 200-yard freestyle relay (2:06.22) and the sixth place 200-yard medley relay (2:30.16), at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 30...finished first in the 50-yard breast (38.72), second in both the 100-yard freestyle (1:06.75) and the 100-yard breast (1:25.54), while also competing as a member of the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (2:12.12), at the University of St. Joseph (CT) on Oct. 24.

High School:
Lettered in swimming while at Waterford High School...2015 graduate...named co-captain of the swimming team...won the ECC Sportsmanship Award.

Personal: Born June 2, 1997...medical imaging major.