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Taylor Wilson

Taylor Wilson - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-2
Weight 190
Hometown Rome, Ga.
Last School Rome
Year Junior
Height / Weight 6-2 / 190
Event Sprint Free
Taylor Wilson - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

In Tech’s Record Book
200 Free Relay (5th), 1:19.12
400 Free Relay (3rd), 2:55.15
200 Medley Relay (3rd), 1:26.73

As A Sophomore In 2014-15: Set career-best times in the 50 free and 100 fly at the ACC Championship… Clocked in at a personal-best 20.25 in the 50 free at the ACC Championship… His career-fastest in the 100 fly of 48.71 also came in the ACC Championship.

As A Freshman In 2013-14: Established himself as one of the Yellow Jackets’ most consistent sprinters during his rookie season on the Flats… Posted top-10 times at Georgia Tech in the 100 free and 100 back and as a part of three different relays… He teamed with Andrew Kosic, Andrew Chetcuti and Nico van Duijn on the 200 free relay that placed sixth at the ACC Championship in a time of 1:19.19… That same relay posted a season-best 1:19.12 at the Yellow Jacket Championship Qualifier… Wilson, Kosic, van Duijn and Jacob Johnson teamed on the 400 free relay at the ACC Championship that finished sixth (2:55.15) — Tech’s second-fastest time on record… Also at the ACC Championship, he set Tech top-10 times in the 100 free (44.74) and the 100 back (49.38).

Before Tech: Played on both the golf team and swam at Rome High School… Was a three-year captain on the swim team… Named all-state as a senior in the 50 and 100 free… Set the following school records at Rome: 200 free, 500 free, 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 IM.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Wade Wilson… Born October 14, 1993 in Mayfield, Ky… Son of Chris and Sabrina Wilson… His father Chris played golf at Murray State (1989-93) and played on the Hooters Tour from 1993-98… Has two younger siblings — Ethan and Peyton… Lists making the high school state championship in the 100 free as his most memorable athlete achievement… Intends to major in mechanical engineering.

Wilson’s Career Top Times (through 2014-15 season)
50 Free 20.25 2015 ACC Championship
100 Free 44.74 2014 ACC Championship
200 Free 1:46.60 vs. Darton (2/1/14)
100 Back 49.38 2014 ACC Championship
100 Fly 48.71 2015 ACC Championship
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