2009-10: Earned a season-best finish in the 100 breaststroke at the College Cup, taking second in 1:04.87, and finished third in the 200 breaststroke, fourth in the 200 IM and 10th in the 100 butterfly…Placed 12th in the 200 IM, 13th in the 200 breaststroke and posted a top-20 spot in the 100 breaststroke at the Volunteer Invitational.
2008-09: Competed in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships … Placed 14th in the 100 breaststroke at the Volunteer Invitational.
High School: Swam for the Webb School of Knoxville and the Pilot Aquatic Club ... A nine-time All-American ... Finished second in the 200 IM, fifth in the 100 breast and ninth in the 100 fly at state championships... A two-time short course national qualifier ... A three-time Scholastic All-American and recipient of Webb’s Spartan Award.
Personal: Paige Margaret Ayres was born on Aug. 25, 1990, in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Daughter of Martha and Mike Ayres … Majoring in psychology.