BSw Varsity Letter Requirements

The Skyline varsity letter criteria are designed, first and foremost, to reflect a student-athlete’s ability to be competitive at the varsity level as demonstrated in SEC league meets, invitationals and championship meets.

Furthermore, a varsity letter reflects a student-athlete’s commitment to academics, citizenship and overall commitment to the team during the season.

All team members, including freshmen, are eligible to receive varsity letters if they meet the following criteria:

  1. Participation – Attend 90% of all scheduled practices regardless of reason.
    1. Attend all swim meets.
  2. Academic – Remain academically eligible per the athletic department guidelines for the year.
  3. Citizenship – Complete one community service project during the course of the season.
  4. Competitive – Accomplish one of the following performance criteria:
    1. Place at the SEC league meet (or swim a time that would have).
    2. Score 30 points in the 8 – SEC dual meets.
    3. Swim one of the automatic varsity times listed below:
Event 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
200 Free 2:06.99 2:03.18 1:59.48 1:55.90
200 IM 2:28.99 2:24.52 2:20.18 2:15.98
50 Free 0:26.79 0:25.99 0:25.21 0:24.45
Diving 155 pts 165 pts 180 pts 195 pts
100 Fly 1:07.49 1:05.47 1:03.50 1:01.60
100 Free 0:57.89 0:56.15 0:54.47 0:52.83
500 Free 5:47.99 5:37.55 5:27.42 5:17.60
100 Back 1:09.59 1:07.50 1:05.48 1:03.51
100 Breast 1:15.89 1:13.61 1:11.40 1:09.26