Hanako Batt - Women's Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Hanako Batt

Class Senior
Hometown Natick, Mass.
High School Natick
Major Psychology
Bio

Honors
• Two-time Second Team Arthur Ashe Jr. honoree (2020, 2021)
• 2020-21 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2019-20 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2018-19 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2020-21)
• Competed in four meets this season
• Achieved season-bests in every event swam in the SEC Championships (Feb. 17-20)
• At the SECs, clocked a 55th-overall in the 100 back (59.48), 49th in the 200 back (2:07.15) and a 51st place in the 100 fly (1:00.86)
• Season-fastest 50 fly was 28.44
• Swam a season-best 50 free (25.78) at Miami (Fla.) [Nov. 18-20]

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• Two personal best this season
• TYR ’85 Invite; 200 back (2:05.72)
• Ouachita Baptist; 100 IM (1:06.29)
• Two season best at the TYR ’85 Invite
• 200 free (1:57.97)
• 500 free (5:17.16)
• Season best in the 50 back (29.55) against SEC opponent Alabama

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Earned two personal best times at 2018 Phill Hansel Invite
• 50 free (25.32)
• 100 free (56.62)
• Raced season best times in two events at Phill Hansel
• 100 back (59.56)
• 200 back (2:07.40)
• Tenth place in 50 back in USAFA Quad Dual marking season best time (29.30)

The Batt File
• Raced at Natick high school under head coach Anne Meisner
• Record holder in 200 free, 500 free, 100 back, 200 free relay and 400 free relay
• Four-time varsity letter holder
• Help guide team to third place at 2017 State Championships
• 2016 and 2017 MVP
• 2015-17 Boston Globe All-Star
• 2016-17 Metrowest Daily News All-Star
• State Runner-up in 500 free, 200 free and 100 back
• South Sectional Champion in 200 free, 100 back and 200 free relay
• Admires her team the most
• Biggest influences in her life are her friends
• Chose to attend Vanderbilt because of the amazing balance of athletics and academics and the family atmosphere