Gabriela Pierobon Mays - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Gabriela Pierobon Mays Season 2021-22

Class Sophomore
Hometown Verona, Wis.
High School Middleton
Major Medicine, Health & Society/Neuroscience
Bio

Honors
• 2021-22 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times
50 Free: 23.51 at SEC Championships, 2.16.22
100 Free: 51.69 at Miami Invitational, 11.20.21
100 Back: 54.95 at SEC Championships, 2.19.21
100 Fly: 55.50 at SEC Championships, 2.17.22
100 IM: 58.01 at Arkansas-Little Rock, 1.29.22

Commodore Record Watch
• Is the school record holder in the 100 IM
• Stands fourth all-time in the 50 back in Vandy history
• Also ranks fifth in the 100 back
• Is eighth in school history in the 100 fly
• Ranks 10th all-time in the 50 free on the Commodores’ all-time performance list

As a Sophomore (2021-22)
• Posted times that met the NIC A Standard in the 50 back, and NIC B Standard in the 100 back and 100 fly
• Had the team’s fastest time in the 100 back, ranking in top five in three other events (50 free, 100 free and 100 fly)
• Swam the lead leg for Vandy’s top teams in the 400 free and 400 medley relays, also contributing to the unit that recorded the program’s best mark in the 200 free relay
• Posted season-best times in three races — 50 free, 100 back (55.27) and 100 fly — at the SEC Championships (Feb. 15-19)
• Recorded her fastest mark of the season in preliminaries for the 100 free at the Miami Invitational (Nov. 18-20), going on to place fourth in the A Final in the event
• Also finished second in the A Final of the 100 back, and was second in the B Final in the 100 fly and third in the 50 free at that meet
• Placed third in the 100 back (58.08) in the Dores’ win over Florida Gulf Coast (Oct. 16)
• Finished third in the 100 back (58.19) as well as fourth in the 100 fly (58.42) in defeat of Tulane (Nov. 6)
• Was Vandy’s top finisher in the 100 IM (59.30) and 100 back (58.31) — finishing fourth and fifth overall, respectively — in opening meet of the season against Arkansas and Drury (Oct. 9)
• Also came in second in the 100 IM (59.39), fourth in the 100 back (58.50) and was sixth in the 100 free (53.18) in defeat of Illinois (Oct. 30)
• Had top-five finishes in the 50 free (24.48) and 100 back (57.41) in the Dores’ match-up with Tennessee (Jan. 20)

As a Freshman (2020-21)
• Competed in every meet
• Fastest 50 fly (26.24) was at the SEC Championships (Feb. 18-20)
• Quickest 50 back (26.57) came at Miami Invitational (Nov. 18-20)
• Placed third in the 100 fly (58.52) and sixth in the 100 back (57.80) in her first collegiate meet against Kentucky (Oct. 16)

The Pierobon Mays File
• Majors are medicine, health & society and neuroscience
• First-team All-American (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
• School record holder in the 100 fly, 100 back, 50 free and 100 free, and 200 and 400 medley relay
• 2016 and 2017 individual state champion in the 100-yard butterfly
• High school was 3x state champions (2016, 2017, 2018)
• Four varsity letters in swimming
• 2018 and 2019 team captain
• Favorite aspect of Nashville is the country music

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vanderbilt because of the people, the city, the degree and the prestige. I’m so excited for a southern lifestyle, meeting new people and the classes.”