Aquatics’ Morgan Bartley Commits to Rice University


Today, Rattler Senior Morgan Bartley (pictured above with her parents and Coach Michael Rourke) signed her National Letter of Intent to swim in college.  Bartley will be swimming for Rice University, a NCAA Division 1 university in Houston.

Bartley is a 4-year letterman for Reagan Aquatics and has been a Team Captain for the last 2 years.  As a Sophomore and Junior, Bartley was selected each year for the Express News Class 6A All-Area Team for the 50 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke.  Her other swimming accomplishments for the Rattlers include:

  • 9x District Champion
  • 2x District Female Swimmer of the Meet
  • District Record Holder – 50 Freestyle
  • 8x Region Champion
  • Region Record Holder – 50 Freestyle
  • 9x State Finalist
  • Bronze Medalist – 2019-20 Class 6A State Championship – 50 Freestyle
  • Reagan High School Record Holder – 50 Freestyle
  • 2x NISCA/Speedo 2019-20 All-America Team (Nation’s Top 100 Performers Per Event)
  • USA Swimming’s 2019-20 Scholastic All-America Team (2019 Winter Junior National Cut and Minimum 3.5 GPA)

Congratulations Morgan and good luck with your continued academic and athletic success as a Rice Owl!

Photos courtesy of Joe Calomeni,