Quentin Talley
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Quentin Talley

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Year Sophomore
Height 6-3
Hometown Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
Last School St. Margaret's Episcopal School
Club Team Coto Coyotes
Quentin Talley


2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18 (Sophomore): Swam in three meets on the season for the Yellow Jackets, competing in the 50, 100 and 200 free events … Also a member of the Tech free relays … Posted season-best times of 21.24 in the 50 free, 46.33 in the 100 free and 1:40.98 in the 200 free … Recorded a pair of fifth-place finishes in versus Delta State, touching the wall in fifth-place overall in the 50 free (21.91) and 100 free (47.18) … Placed seventh overall in the 100 free (47.38) and eighth in the 50 free (21.99) in the season-opening meet against Pittsburgh … Finished 26th overall in the 200 free with times of 1:40.98 (prelims) and 1:41.07 (finals) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also competed for Tech in the 50 free (21.24) and 100 free (46.33) events at the GT Invite.

2016-17 (Freshman): Capped off his freshman year with the Jackets by recording career-best times in the 50 free (20.75), 100 free (45.19) and 200 free (1:39.46) events at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Also turned in a career-best mark of 58.78 in the 100 breast at the GT Invitational … Recorded the sixth-fastest time on the team in the 100 free (45.19), 200 free (1:39.46) and 100 breast (58.78) … Also swam on the 400 free relay team that turned in the third-fastest time on the year for the Jackets at 2:59.90 … Posted a seventh-place finish in the 100 free (47.79) and an eighth-place showing in the 200 free (1:45.81) in the dual meet against Georgia … Finished fifth in the 200 free (1:44.40) and eighth in the 100 free (47.70) in the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU … Also placed sixth in the 100 free (46.92) versus Alabama.

Before Tech: Was a multi-sport letter award winner at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School … Swam for three years for coach Edmund Herlihy … Was a team captain his senior season … Also lettered in cross country and track & field … Was a three-time team MVP in swimming in 2012, 2014 and 2015 … Was the 2015 league champion in both the 100 breast and the 100 free events … Led his cross country team to the 2012 CIF Championship title … A member of the High School Honors Committee and the Headmaster’s Honors … Also a member of the Cum Laude Society.

Personal: Full name is Quentin Scott Talley … Born on July 13, 1997 in Irvine, Calif. … Son of Brion and Luann Talley … Has a sister named Elise … Enjoys photography, hiking and surfing … Started swimming around six years old … Most memorable athletic accomplishment is walking on to the Georgia Tech swim team … Chose Tech because of the academics, the beautiful campus and athletics … Intends to major in aerospace engineering.


Talley’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
50 Free20.75Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
100 Free45.19Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
200 Free1:39.46Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
100 Breast58.782016 Georgia Tech Invitational