Donnie Gaines
Donnie Gaines
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Arlington, Tenn.
High School: Arlington HS

2017-18: BSC Athletics Team of the Year … Helped team win Southern Athletic Association Championship for fourth-consecutive season … selected to All-SAA Sportsmanship Team … Found 5th place finishes in 200-yard Fly, 500-yard Free and 100-yard Fly; and a 7th place finish in 500-yard Free at Southern Athletic Association Championship … Swam PRs in 50-yard Free (23.12) and 100-yard Fly (53.47) at Southern Athletic Association Championship … Saw PR in 500-yard Free (5:34.13) at Sewanee v. BSC (Jan. 26) for a 5th place finish … Swam PR in 100-yard Back (1:07.74) at BSC v. Hendrix (Jan. 13) for a 5th place finish.

2016-17: Helped team win Southern Athletic Association Championship … swam career-best times of 27.10 in the 50-yard fly at the Sewanee Invitational (Oct. 28) and 54.26 in the 100-yard fly at the SAA Championships.

2015-16: Helped team win Southern Athletic Association Championship … earned SAA winter Academic Honor Roll honors … competed in 3 B events at the SAA Championships as a freshman … placed 10th in the 100-yard butterfly (54.58), ninth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:04.64), and 12th in the 200-yard butterfly (2:02.94).
 
Pre-BSC:  Two-year letterman for coach Scott Robinson at Arlington High School... mainly competed in the butterfly and breaststroke... also lettered in water polo... 2015 All-District Water Polo... 2013 and 2014 Best of the Preps (Swimming)... member of Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, and National Society of High School Scholars.
 
Personal:  Son of Don and Eling Gaines... born on June 19, 1997... plans to major in biology.