Austin Daniel
Sprint Free, Back

Austin Daniel

Sprint Free, Back

Year Freshman
Height 6-4
Hometown Milton, Ga.
Last School Cambridge
Club Team Swim Atlanta
Austin Daniel

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18 (Freshman): Swam for Tech in the 100 back, 200 back, 50 free and 100 free events on the season … Was also a member of the Tech relay teams … Recorded the fourth-fastest time on the season for Tech in the 100 back (49.66) … Also posted the fifth-best time on the team for the year in the 100 free (44.95) … Had the sixth-fastest time on the season in both the 50 free (20.65) and the 200 back (1:52.23) … Totaled eight top-five individual finishes on the year … Picked up a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100 free (46.51) and 100 back (51.38) in the dual meet at SCAD … Finished fourth overall in both the 100 free (46.87) and 100 back (52.36) in the home dual meet versus Delta State … Placed fourth in the 100 back (51.20) at South Carolina and in the 100 free (46.45) versus Emory … Also finished fifth in the 100 free (46.72) at South Carolina … Touched the wall in fifth-place overall in the 100 back (52.80) in the season-opening dual meet versus Pittsburgh … Also placed sixth in the 200 back (1:56.46) against Pitt and in the 50 free (21.37) versus Emory … Finished seventh overall in the 200 back (1:57.45) at Notre Dame and in both the 100 back (53.32) and 200 back (1:59.05) at Northwestern … Recorded an eighth-place showing in the 100 back (52.93) at Notre Dame and in both the 100 back (55.42) and 200 back (2:01.80) events at Georgia … Placed 15th overall in the 100 back (49.66) and 20th in the 100 free (45.37) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also competed in the 100 back (49.82 and 54.09), 50 free (20.65 and 20.87) and 100 free (45.06 and 45.61) at the Bulldog Last Chance Invitational.

Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner for the swim team at Cambridge High School under head coach Lauren Hall … Was a two-time team MVP winning the award in both 2017 and 2015 … Holds the Cambridge High School record in the 50, 100 and 200 free events, as well as in the 100 back and 100 breast … Also a member of both the 200 and 400 free relay teams that hold the high school records in those respective relay events … Finished eighth in the 100 yard free with at time of 46.86 . at the GHSA 6-7 A State Swimming Championships … Earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 yard free (1:41.04) and a seventh-place showing in the 100 yard back (51.85) at the GA Senior state meet for Swim Atlanta … Competed at the 2017 American Short Course Championships in Austin, Texas in March where he swam in the 100 free (45.88), 100 back (49.89), 50 free (21.26) and the 200 free (1:41.06) … Was a member of the National Honor Society, the CHS Honor Roll and Mu Alpha Theta … Tabbed a scholar-athlete … Also named a 2016-17 USA Swimming scholastic all-American.

Personal: Full name is Austin Connor Daniel … Son of Patrick and Marina Daniel … Born July 5, 1999 in Atlanta, Ga. … Has an older brother named Kyle … Chose Tech because of its highly ranked computer science and engineering department, it has a great swim & dive program with awesome facilities, and the opportunities regarding internships and research are outstanding … Plans to major in computer science.

 

Daniel’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
100 Back 49.66 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Back 1:52.23 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
50 Free 20.65 at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
100 Free 44.95 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
* relay split (s)