Gabrielle Bishop
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Freestyle/Backstroke/Butterfly
    • Junior
    • Suffolk, Va.

    Updated: October 21, 2014

    2014-15: In the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, finished seventh in the 200 free, fourth in the 100 free and helped the 400 medley relay team finish second and the 400 free relay team finish fifth.

    2013-14: Scored 13 individual points and contributed to 96 relay points at ACC Championships, including 20th place in the 200 backstroke and 14th in the 200 freestyle … Took second place in the 200 freestyle and third in 100 freestyle at a dual meet against UNC Wilmington … Finished 11th in both the 100 and 200 freestyle in a dual meet with Tennessee and No. 23 Missouri … Came in sixth in the 200 back, seventh in the 200 free and 9th in the 100 backstroke to end the fall season at the Hokie Fall Invite … Took sixth in the 100 and 200 backstroke in a dual meet with Notre Dame and Pittsburgh.

    2012-13: Won the 200 freestyle with her first B standard of her career, while winning the 200 backstroke and placed third in the 100 butterfly at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Placed third in the 200 freestyle at No. 10 Virginia ... Took sixth in the 200 freestyle in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Placed in the top 10 in the 50 and 100 freestyles at NC State ... Took seventh in the 100 freestyle against No. 10 Tennessee ... Won the 200 freestyle at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 200 freestyle and ninth in the 100 freestyle at Georgia Tech ... Placed fourth in the 200 freestyle at Duke ... Swam the first leg of the 400 freestyle relay that won at North Carolina ... Saw her first collegiate action in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Placed second with a time of 2:08.56 in the 200 butterfly, fourth with a time of 53.31 in the 100 freestyle and swam the second leg in the 400 freestyle relay to help the squad to a first-place finish.

    High School: A four-year letterwinner at Nansemond Suffolk Academy ... Two-time State Champion in the 100 and 200 freestyles ... The 2011 State Champion in the 100 backstroke ... Two-time State Champion in the 100 butterfly ... Swimmer of the Meet for the VSIS State Meet in 2012 ... Also lettered in softball ... A member of the Old Dominion Aquatic Club ... Is the 100 and 200 freestyle record holder.

    Personal: Gabrielle Ruth Bishop was born on March 26, 1994 in Suffolk, Va. ... Daughter of Trenton and Dr. Tory Bishop ... Majoring in engineering.

    Bishop's Collegiate Best
    50 Freestyle: 21.31 100 Freestyle: 50.85
    200 Freestyle: 1:47.66 500 Freestyle: 4:59.94
    100 Butterfly: 55.89 200 Butterfly: 2:08.56
    100 Backstroke: 54.71 200 Backstroke: 1:57.77
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