Brennan Day
Distance Free, IM

Brennan Day

Distance Free, IM

Year Sophomore
Height 6-0
Hometown Evans, Ga.
Last School Greenbrier
Club Team Aiken-Augusta Swim League
Brennan Day

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

2017-18 (Sophomore): Versatile swimmer that competed for Tech in the 500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free, 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 fly, 200 breast and 100 back events on the season … Recorded four NCAA B qualifying times in the 400 IM … Set new career-best times in the 500 free (4:28.08), 400 IM (3:51.17), 200 fly (1:54.54) and 100 back (53.33) … Turned in the third-fastest time on the team in the 1000 free (9:23.45) on the season … Also had the third-best time for the Jackets on the year in both the 1650 free (15:34.95) and the 400 IM (3:51.17), which ranks sixth all-time in Tech history … Registered the fourth-fastest time on the season for Tech in the 500 free (4:28.08) and the sixth-best time in the 200 breast (2:03.48) … Had the ninth-best time on the team in the 100 back (53.33) and the 200 fly (1:54.54) … Totaled 13 top-five individual finishes on the season … Posted a runner-up finish in the 1000 free (9:36.47) versus Pittsburgh, in the 1000 free (9:34.70) at Northwestern and in the 1650 free (16:07.10) against Delta State … Also finished second overall in the 500 free (4:46.11) at SCAD and in the 1650 free (16:00.92) in the final dual meet of the season versus Emory … Touched the wall in fourth-place overall in the 1000 free (9:34.44) in the dual meet at South Carolina … Picked up a fifth-place finish in the 500 free versus Pittsburgh (4:4428), at Notre Dame (4:40.77), at Northwestern (4:41.04) and at South Carolina (4:40.94) … Placed fifth overall in the 1000 free (9:36.48) at Notre Dame, in the 400 IM (3:51.67) at the Georgia Tech Invitational and in the 200 fly (1:54.540 at SCAD … Recorded a sixth-place showing in the 200 fly (1:56.42) in the season-opening dual meet versus Pittsburgh and in both the 500 free (4:42.62) and 1000 free (9:31.70) at nationally ranked Georgia … Turned in a seventh-place finish in the 100 back (53.33) versus Emory and in the 1650 free (15:34.95) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished 15th in the 500 free (4:28.08) and 19th in the 200 breast (2:06.00) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also posted times of 4:42.90 in the 500 free and 4:06.03 in the 400 IM versus Delta State, and a time of 4:02.76 in the 400 IM at SCAD, but was exhibitioned … Placed 20th overall in the 400 IM with a finals time of 3:52.08 at the 2018 ACC Championships … Also competed for the Yellow Jackets in the 500 free (4:29.62) and 1650 free (15:35.02) at the conference championship meet … Recognized as a 2017-18 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

2016-17 (Freshman): Had a strong freshman season in which he competed in six different events for the Jackets on the year, including the 500, 1000 and 1650 free, as well as the 200 and 400 IM … Registered six top-10 times for the Jackets on the year … Turned in the second-fastest time on the season for the Jackets in the 1650 free (15:32.22) and the third-fastest mark in both the 500 free (4:29.64) and the 1000 free (9:20.47) … Also had the fourth-fastest time in the 400 IM (3:52.16) … Posted the eighth-fastest time on the team in the 200 fly (1:56.02) and the ninth-fastest in the 200 IM (1:52.17) … Totaled 16 top-10 finishes on the year … Earned a win with a first-place finish in the 400 IM (4:03.55) at the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU … Recorded a runner-up finish in the 400 IM (4:00.20) versus Notre Dame and in the 1000 free (9:41.23) in the double-dual meet against BC and Pitt … Also placed third overall in the 500 free (4:43.92) in the season-opening ACC meet versus Boston College and Pitt … Turned in a fourth-place finish in the 1000 free (9:33.49) in Florida versus Cincy and FAU … Finished fifth in the 1000 free (9:33.19) in the dual versus Notre Dame and in the 500 free (4:40.90) against Georgia … Also posted a fifth-place showing in the 1650 free (16:06.00) versus Alabama and in the 1000 free (9:37.89) against both Florida State and SCAD … Recorded a 21st-place finish in the 1650 free (15:32.22) at the ACC Championships.

Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner in swimming at Greenbrier High School under coach Kristen Schlegel … Ranked as high as sixth overall in the state of Georgia … A high school all-American in the 500 free … A three-time team MVP for Greenbrier H.S. … 2016 Senior State High Point winner … A five-time season MVP for the Aiken-August Swim League … Also a three-time scholastic all-American … A four-year member of the honor roll … Graduated with a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average … Also a member of the Spanish Club, the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Brennan Paul Day … Born on Nov. 10, 1997 in Chattanooga, Tenn. … Son of Paul and Kelly Day … Has three sisters in Meredith, Megan and Erin … Started swimming at the age of five … List most memorable athletic accomplishment as qualifying and competing at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming and Diving Team Trials in the 400 IM … Chose Georgia Tech because of the outstanding academic opportunities, the science based research opportunities and both the swim team and coaching staff … Majoring in business administration.

 

Day’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
500 Free 4:28.08 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
1000 Free 9:20.47 (s) 2017 ACC Championships
1650 Free 15:32.22 2017 ACC Championships
200 IM 1:52.17 2016 Georgia Tech Invitational
400 IM 3:51.17 2018 ACC Championships
200 Fly 1:54.54 at SCAD (1/6/18)
* relay split (s)