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Kyle Darmody
Kyle Darmody

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Providence

Event:
Sprint Free/Backstroke

NCAA Champion (400 FR)
School Record Holder (800 FR)
5-time All-American
4-time SEC Champion (100 back, 200 FR, 400 FR, 400 MR)
2012 Olympic Trials Qualifer

Freshman Season (2013-14):
Qualifed for the NCAA Championships in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 200 FR, 400 FR, 200 MR, 400 MR and 800 FR all with automatic qualifying times...Earned five All-America honors at the NCAA meet, which is tied for second most ever by a freshman at the NCAA Championships...Was the anchor on the 400 freestyle relay that won the NCAA title with split of 41.3, the fastest split in the final...Swam on the 800 freestyle relay team that set the school record at the SEC Championships, then lowered it again with at the NCAA Championships with a time of 6:17.29...Finished sixth in the 100 free at the national meet with a time of 42.51 to pick up his first career first team All-America selection...Won the SEC title in the 100 back (45.56), which ranks as the fourth-best swim in school history...Took bronze at the SEC Championships in both the 50 free (19.21) and 100 free (42.40)...Swam as the anchor on the 200 FR, 400 FR, while leading off the 400 MR team as each relay won the SEC title...Held the top time on the team in the 100 back (45.56)... His times in the 50 free and 100 free ranked as the second-best time on the team in those events, respectively...Swam the 200 free at LSU (1:42.98)...Also swam the 200 back at the Royals Open with a time of 1:51.97).


Pre-College:

Competed at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke... Ranked as the No. 4 overall recruit in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com ... Competed for United States at 2012 Junior Pan-Pacific Games ... Holds North Carolina state record and SwimMAC Carolina age group record (15-18) in 50m free (23.27) and 15-16 100m free (51.45) ... Helped Providence High School to third straight North Carolina state title in 2012 ... Trained under former Auburn swimmers Jeremy Knowles and James Wike at SwimMAC Carolina ... Top times (SCY): 50 free (20.22), 100 free (44.19), 200 free (1:38.97), 100 back (48.87).

Darmody's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 19.21 2/19/14 SEC Championships
100 freestyle
42.40 11/24/13 SEC Championships
200 freestyle
1:42.98 11/2/13 at LSU
100 back 45.56 10/12/13 SEC Championships
200 back 1:51.97 11/24/13 Auburn Invitational