Attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, IL. All-American and All-State 2009-2011 seasons. State Champion and state record holder in 200 Medley relay and 400 Freestyle relay. State champion in 200 free relay. Finished fourth at the 2011 Illinois state meet in 50 free. Also holds school records in three relays. High school team captain 2011 season. Swims for Westmont Swim Club. Team record holder in 50 free and two relays. USA swimming scholastic All-American.
Lives in Darien, IL a suburb of Chicago. Daughter of Mike and Mary Beth Barron. Has three older siblings- Meghan, Danny, and Brian and one younger sister, Colleen. All siblings swim and/or play water polo. Plays water polo as well.