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Tyler Branscombe
Tyler Branscombe
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Tyler Branscombe

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Height 6-5
Major Computer Science
Hometown South Windsor, Conn.
Last School South Windsor
Club Team Northeast Connecticut Aquatics
Year Junior
Tyler Branscombe

Biography

2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 (Sophomore): Competed in the 50, 100 and 200 free for the Jackets this season … Also competed with the 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay groups this season … Set new PRs in the 50 free (20.69) and 100 free (45.04) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also turned in his best 200 free time of the season at the GT Invite, finishing in 1:41.53 … Took second in the 50 free (21.21) and third in the 100 free (46.03) against Georgia Southern, SCAD … Had one of his strongest meets of the season against Florida state, competing in the 50 free (21.19), 100 free (45.92) and 200 free (1:44.21), also turning in a strong 100 free split time of 45.80.

2018-19 (Freshman): Competed in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 fly and 100 fly for Georgia Tech this season … Picked up a first-place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 50.43 at the Auburn Invite … Also turned in his best 50 free (21.15), 100 free (45.24) and 50 fly (23.24) at the Auburn Invite … Swam his fastest 200 free of the season (1:41.02) at Auburn …  Competed in the 50 free (21.69), 100 free (46.97), 200 free (1:43.14), 50 fly (23.98) and 100 fly (51.97) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner at South Windsor High School under head coach Rob Ensling … A three-time all-state selection (2016, 2017 and 2018) and a four-time all-conference honoree (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) … Was a 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) Boys state champion in the 100 free (45.50) … Also earned all-state honors by placing third overall in the 200 free (1:41.39) at the CIAC Boys State Championships … Was the runner-up in the 100 free with a time of 48.62 at the 2016 Connecticut Boys L Championships … Finished second in the 100 LCM free (52.27) at the 2018 Connecticut Swimming Senior Championships … Also placed eighth in the 100 LCM fly (58.93) and ninth in the 50 LCM free (24.07) at the Connecticut Swimming Senior Championships … Holds the South Windsor school record in the 200 medley relay (1:38.04), 200 free relay (1:24.72), the 100 free (45.50) and the 50 free (21.28) … Has posted top times of 21.16 in the 50 free, 45.50 in the 100 free and 1:41.05 in the 200 free … Named a 2018 NISCA all-American… Also a member of the Northeast Connecticut Aquatics club team … Two-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American… Named to honor roll all quarters of his high school academic career … A member of the math team and the National Honor Society.

Personal:  Has one sister … Uncle, Steve Branscombe, is a 1977 Georgia Tech graduate … Started swimming competitively at the age of six… Chose Tech because of the highly ranked engineering program, quality of athletics and the location of the campus… Intends to major in mechanical engineering.

 

 

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