Tamir Gonen Cohen
Fly, Distance Free
Fly, Distance Free
2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019-20 (Senior): Fly and free swimmer who competed in four events this season … Also competed in the 400 medley relay … Finished first in the 200 fly at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:14.13 … Also swam a personal-best 200 free time of 1:58.72 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Swam her best 100 fly of the season (1:01.89) and also set a new 50 free PR (26.73) against Florida State … Top-4 finish in the 100 fly (1:02.78) against Auburn.
2018-19 (Junior): Did not compete.
2017-18 (Sophomore): One of Tech’s most versatile swimmers competing in the 100 and 200 fly events, as well as the 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 free events … Also competed on a number of relays for the Yellow Jackets … Posted new career-best times of 2:00.02 in the 200 fly and 4:50.98 in the 500 free, which ranks sixth all-time in Tech history … Recorded the second-fastest time on the season for the Jackets in the 500 free (4:50.98) … Also had the third-fastest time on the team in the 1000 free (10:16.21) and the 1650 free (17:00.07) … Turned in the fourth-best in the 200 fly (2:00.02), which also ranks seventh all-time in school history … Recorded the seventh-best time for the Jackets on the year in the 200 free (1:51.56) and the eighth-fastest mark in the 100 fly (55.77) … Also swam the final leg of Tech’s second-best 800 free relay time (7:32.48) on the year … Totaled five top-five individual finishes on the season … Picked up the win in the 1000 free (10:40.96) in the dual meet at SCAD … Finished third in the 200 fly (2:04.78) at Northwestern and in the 1650 free (17:41.81) at home against Delta State … Placed fifth in the 200 fly (2:06.43) in the dual meet at Notre Dame and sixth in the 200 fly (2:10.31) in the season-opening dual meet versus Pittsburgh … Also touched the wall in sixth-place overall in the 1000 free (10:52.81) at South Carolina and in the 1650 free (18:14.39) versus Emory … Took seventh overall in the 100 fly (58.64) at Northwestern … Finished eighth in the 500 free (5:24.84) against Pittsburgh, in the 500 free (5:18.01) at Notre Dame and in the 1000 free (10:39.02) versus Pitt … Also finished eighth in the 200 fly (2:08.37) at nationally ranked Georgia and in the 200 fly (2:09.98) at nationally ranked South Carolina … Turned in a 10th-place finish in the 100 fly (1:00.17) at South Carolina and in the 100 fly (1:02.95) at home versus Emory … Placed 11th in both the 500 free (4:50.98) and the 200 fly (2:00.02) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished 23rd overall in the 200 fly (2:01.37) at the 2018 ACC Championships … Also competed for the Jackets in the 500 free (4:59.60) and the 1650 free (17:00.07) at the conference championship meet.
2016-17 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact her freshman year in the free and fly events on the season … Competed for the Jackets in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free, as well as the 100 and 200 fly events … Recorded the second-fastest times on the season for the Jackets in the 500 free (4:54.78), 1000 free (10:16.07), 1650 free (16:56.64) and 200 fly (2:0019) … Also had the sixth-best times on the year in the 200 free (1:51.91) and the 100 fly (55.56) … Swam the first leg of the third-fastest 800 free relay time of the season for the Jackets at 7:46.32 … Recorded 15 top-10 individual finishes on the season … Finished second overall in the 150 fly (1:32.40) in the half-double meet versus Georgia Southern to open the season and second in the 200 fly (2:08.20) at the double-dual meet versus Boston College and Pitt … Also finished third in the 1650 free (17:41.58) in the dual meet against Alabama and placed fourth in the 1000 free (10:28.31) in the dual meet with Georgia … Posted a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 500 free (5:12.33) and 200 fly (2:06.32) in the meet versus both Florida State and SCAD … Placed 14th in the 200 fly (2:01.37) and 25th in the 1650 free (17:36.21) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished 20th in the 1650 free (16:56.64) and 22nd in the 200 fly (2:00.19) for the Jackets at the 2017 ACC Championships.
Before Tech: Swam for seven years under coach Jon Rudd at Plymouth College in Plymouth, Devon, England … Competed for Israel at the 2015 European Short Course Championships in Israel … Won the gold medal in the 100 fly at the Israeli Senior Short Course Championships in 2015-16 … Also picked up a silver medal in the 200 fly event at the 2015-16 Israeli Senior Short Course Championships.
Personal: Has two younger siblings… Began swimming at three months old and then started swimming competitively at the age of nine … Chose Georgia Tech because of the high level of academics, high level of athletics, the facilities and the location … Plans to major in mechanical engineering.
|Gonen’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)|
|100 Fly||55.56||2017 ACC Time Trials|
|200 Fly||2:00.02||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|500 Free||4:50.98||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|1000 Free||10:16.07 (s)||2017 ACC Championships|
|1650 Free||16:56.64||2017 ACC Championships|
|* relay split (s)|