Payton Horton
Payton Horton
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
High School: St. Dominic's
Events: Butterfly/Freestyle
Major: Biology

2018-19: Placed fifth in the 200 free at the NE10 Championships in a time of 1:55.05, a personal best… Contributed to the second place finish of the 800 medley relay at the NE10 Championships in a time of 7:37.64 that set a new school record.

Prior to Assumption: Swam in high school along with playing tennis and field hockey and participating in life saving… She represented her country in swimming… Represented her province in Lifesaving Championships… Named Full Colours for NMBA Open Water Swimming… Named Swimming captain of her interprovincial and South African open water national’s team… She was part of an outreach mission along with donating to charities and volunteering at Babies Save Haven.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Kristen Nicole Horton… Has two younger siblings, Meagan and Tyler.

Fun Facts: Favorite Athlete: Sarah Sjostrom… Dream Job: Neurosurgeon… Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy… Favorite Food: Pasta.