University of Miami Athletics

Talia Bates


Freestyle / Backstroke / Butterfly


Fifth-Year Senior


Gainesville, Fla.

High School


Previous School


Talia Bates - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics

Before Miami: Spent first four years of career at Florida…Was 14-time NCAA All-American during career with Gators…Named 2023 All-SEC First Team…Selected to All-SEC Second Team in both 2021 and 2022…Recognized with CSCAA Scholar All-America recognition three times…Also selected to SEC Academic Honor Roll for all four years…Earned three NCAA All-America honors in final season (2022-23)…Member of 2023 SEC Championship Team.

High School: According to, Bates was 43rd-ranked recruit in the country and sixth-best in Florida…Seven-time FHSAA State Champion – 50 Free four times, 100 Fly three times…2018 Irish Open Champion – 50 Fly…State record holder in the 50 Fly, 100 Fly, 200 Free Relay, and 400 Free Relay…Four-time FHSAA team state champion…NCSA Jr. National Champion – 100 Fly…2017 National Select Camp participant…US National, Jr. National, US Open, and TYR Pro Finalist