Olympic Gold Medalist (4x100 MR)
Olympic Trials Finalist
NCAA Champion (400 FR, 400 MR)
SEC Champion (800 FR)
SEC Academic Honor Roll
Senior Season (2009-2010)
Won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London after swimming in the preliminaries for the winning U.S. team in the 4x100-meter medley relay...Also placed sixth in the 100-meter fly at the same Olympics after earning the second-fastest time (51.32) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials...Earned five All-American honors (200 FR, 200 IM, 400 MR, 100 fly)at the 2010 NCAA Championships en route to helping the team to a sixth-place finish...Claimed five top-ten individual top times on the team (200 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 IM) with three being the best on the squad (100 fly - 46.00, 200 fly - 1:44.04, 200 IM - 1:44.40)...Finished fourth at NCAAs in the 100 fly (46.01) and swam the fly leg of the 200 MR team that placed second with a time of 1:24.33...Part of nationalrunner-up 200 FR team that clocked in at 1:16.01 and individually placed 11th in the 200 IM (1:44.43)on the same day...Placedsixth at SEC Championships in 200 IM (1:44.04) and second in 100 fly (46.00), his fastest time of the year...Won SEC title in 400 MR as the fly leg on a team that clocked a time of 3:07.01.
Junior Season (2008-09)
Earned gold as a member of the United States 400m medley relay at the 2009 FINA World Championships ... Finished seventh in th e100m fly (51.42) and also swam in the 50m fly ... Swam in four events at the 2009 U.S. Nationals ... Runner-up in the100m fly in 52. 20 ... Took 17th in the 50 free (22.28) and the 100 free (49.43)Earned six All-America honors at the 2009 NCAA Championships ... Member of the national champion 400 medley relay squad that finished in 3:01.39, a new NCAA record ... Swam the fourth leg of the 400 free relay that took first in 2:46.67 ... Runner-up in the 100 fly in 44.63, after swimming a school-record 44.67 in prelims ... Took fifth in the 200 fly in 1:42.44 and finished 15th in the 200 IM (1:44.18) ... A part of the eighth-place 800 free relay (6:21.86) ... Member of the 800 free relay that took first at the SEC Championships in a school-record time of 6:18.15 ... Was runner-up in the 200 IM in an Auburn-record time of 1:43.39 at the conference meet ... Took third in the 100 fly in 46.00 and seventh in the 200 fly (1:44.34).
Sophomore Season (2007-08)
Competed in the 100m free, 200m fly and 100m fly at the 2008 United States Olympic Trials... Qualified in the finals of the 100 fly where he swam to a fourth-place finish with a time of 52.31... Swam in the semifinals in the 200m fly where he finished 10th overall (1:59.31), also finished 40th in the 100m free (50.34)... At the NCAA Championships, McGill earned All-America honors in the 100 fly, along with two honorable mentions honors in the 200 fly and the 800 freestyle relay... Swam to an eighth-place finish in the finals of the 100 fly, posting a time of 46.39... Swam the lead leg in the 800 free relay (6:26.11) that finished 11th... Individually, he also swam to a 10th-place finish in the 200 fly (1:43.15) and a 17th-place finish in the 200 IM (1:46.04)... At the SEC Championships, he swam the lead leg in the 800 free relay that finished third (6:26.10)... Individually, McGill swam to a third-place finish in the 100 fly (46.89), and two sixth place finishes in the 200 fly (1:45.29) and the 200 IM (1:47.28).
Freshman Season (2006-07)
Earned a spot on the U.S. National Team for the Japan International Grand Prix... Came in third in the 200m fly B Final (1:59.04) and fourth in the 100m fly B Final (53.66)... Also competed in the 100m free and 200m free... Finished sixth in the 200m fly (2:00.43) at the U.S. Senior National Championships... Also came in second in the 100m fly B Final (53.85) and 31st in the 200m IM preliminaries (2:06.81)... A two-time All-American at the NCAA Championships... Swam on Auburn's sixth-place 800 free relay team... Finished 11th in the 200 fly with a time of 1:45.04... Also competed in the 100 fly, finishing 27th in prelims with a 47.67... Came in fourth in the 200 fly at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:46.19... Also finished ninth in the 100 fly (47.95) and 16th in the 500 free (4:29.85)... Swam leadoff on the second-place 800 free relay team ... Swam in the 50m free and 100m fly at the U.S. Open... Also swam on the third-place 400m free relay team, along with the 800m free relay and 400m medley relay teams.
Attended Champaign Central HS... Swam for Storm Aquatics under coach Will Barker... Twelve-time All-American... Swimmer of the Year for Illinois Swimming Inc.... Three-time state champion... Central HS record holder in two events ... National Select Camp participant... Two-time Senior Nationals qualifier... Two-time Academic All-American.
Full name is Tyler Tennant McGill... Parents are Jeff and Susan McGill... Majoring in economics ... Has two brothers, Elliott and Colin, and one sister, Sarah... Brother Eilliott is a swimmer at Eastern Illinois and father played golf for Illinois.