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Bentonville's Pike Small In Stature, Tall In Swimming Talent

Posted: March 27, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Taylor Pike barely stands 5 feet tall and could easily hide herself among a group of high school swimmers.

All-NWA Media Girls Swimming Newcomer of the Year

Taylor Pike

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Freshman

HEIGHT: 5-0

NOTABLE: Teamed with Emiley Horton, Alexis Abernathy and Eunsol Chon to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 3 minutes, 37.33 seconds, breaking the state record by more than 3 seconds. … Won the 100 butterfly in 58.37 seconds and the 500 freestyle in 5:09.16, beating her closest competitor by more than 12 seconds. … Teamed with Second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with Katelyn Hedgecock, Jessica Kjellberg and Alexa Tininenko for a second-place finish in the 200 medley relay.

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