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Kyle Barone
Back, Fly

Kyle Barone

Back, Fly

Year Sophomore
Height 5-11
Hometown Cornelius, N.C.
Last School Cannon School
Club Team Efinity Aquatic Club
Kyle Barone

Biography

Before Tech: A four-year letter award winner in the pool at the Cannon School for head coach Nick Brunelli … Was a team captain as a senior … A North Carolina Interscholastic Athletic Association (NCISAA) 3A State Champion in both the 100 back and 100 fly events as a senior in 2018 … Also a NCISAA state champion in the 200 IM as a sophomore in 2016 … Named the Team MVP in 2017 as a junior …  Won the 100 back (48.23) and finished runner-up in the 200 fly (1:47.82) at the 2018 Southern Premier Invitational … Placed seventh overall in the 100 back (48.71) at the 2017 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships … Also swam for the Enfinity Aquatic Club and the SwimMAC Carolina swim team (2007-14) … Has turned in personal-best times of 21.44 in the 50 free, 47.43 in the 100 free and 1:40.62 in the 200 free … Also posted times of 22.64 in the 50 back, 48.23 in the 100 back, 1:49.42 in the 200 back, 48.36 in the 100 fly and 1:47.82 in the 200 fly events … Named a USA Swimming scholastic all-American in 2016-17 … Earned Honors Awards in AP calculus AB, chemistry and precalculus.

Personal: Has one older brother … Father, Tom, played print football at Cornell from 1984-97 … Most memorable athletic accomplishment was winning the medley relay at Age Group Sectionals when he was 14 years old at the McAuley Aquatic Center … Began swimming competitively at seven years old … Also enjoys mountain biking and whitewater kayaking … Chose Tech because of the amazing academics and great athletic program, and because he felt right at home on campus and with the team … Intends to major in engineering.

 

 

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