Name: Bethany Galat
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 200-meter breaststroke
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
DOB: 8/10/1995
Birthplace: Mishawaka, Ind.
Hometown: Mishawaka, Ind.
High School: Penn High School (Mishawaka, Ind.) ‘14
College: Texas A&M University ‘18, Food Science and Technology
Team/Club: Aggie Swim Club
Coach(es): Ernest Bultman
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver (200-meter breaststroke)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2017; Short Course – 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 silvers)
  • Silver – 2018 (200 breaststroke); 2017 (200 breaststroke)
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Colleen Galat…Her sister Kristina runs collegiate cross-country and track and field…Volunteers at a local food bank…Enjoys cooking and reading…Swam for Texas A&M University for four years…Became the first current Aggie swimmer to earn a medal at an Olympic or world championship event with a silver medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2017 FINA World Championships…City of Mishawaka, Indiana, officially declared August 18, 2014, “Bethany Galat Day” for her accomplishments in the pool… Featured in ‘Faces in the Crowd’ segment of the January 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated, which highlights the nation’s top amateur athletes.