Swimming & Diving
Tyler Reed - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Butler

Team Captain

2008-09: Claimed All-America honors in the 200-freestyle for the second straight season … Also took home All-America distinctions as a member of the 400- and 800-free relays … Took fourth in the 200-free at the SEC Championships breaking his own school record time … Also placed 12th in the 500-free … Was a member of the school-record breaking third place 400-free relay at the conference meet … A member of the fifth place 800-free relay team at SECs … Captured five wins and 16 top-three finishes during dual meet action … Was third in the 200-free at the UT Invitational.

2007-08: Was the top scorer for the Wildcats at the NCAA Championships in just his first season … Tallied All-America status when he touched in 13th in the 200-freestyle … Also earned All-America accolades as a member of the 13th place 800-free relay teams and the 14th place 400-medley and 400-free relay squads … Also tapped in 21st in the 100-free at the national meet … Placed in five events at the SEC Championships … Took fourth as a member of the 800-free and 400-free relay teams … Individually he placed fifth in the 200-free, fifth in the 100-free and 11th in the 500-free at the conference meet … Took first in the 200-free at the Nike Cup … Also placed 10th in the 100-free at the Nike Cup … Notched nine first place finishes during dual meet action.

Pre-College: 2007 Kentucky state champion in the 100- and 200-freestyle … 2006 state champion in the 200-free … KHSAA State record holder in the 200-free … Region I record holder in both the 100- and 200-free … Two-time Regional swimmer of the year … Two time first-team all-state … Four time All-American … Five year letterwinner … Chamber of Commerce Youth of the Year.

Best Collegiate Times: 100 freestyle: 43.70; 200 freestyle: 1:34.39; 500 freestyle: 4:21.26

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