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Taylor Copeland
Taylor  Copeland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Deep Run

Event:
Backstroke/Butterfly

02/01/2014

2-1-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Swimming and Diving

2-1-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Swimming and Diving Anthony Hall

2016 Olympic Trials qualifier

Senior Season (2016-17):
Held NCAA B cuts in both backstroke distances ... Competed at the SEC Championships in the 100 fly (48.56/37th), 100 back (47.60/19th) and 200 back (1:46.03/24th) ... 200 back prelims time (1:44.34) was a lifetime best ... Swam a lifetime best 1:52.77 in the 200 IM at the Georgia Invite ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Junior Season (2015-2016):
Competed at Olympic Trials in the 100 back (57.26/t-108th) ... Held NCAA B cuts in the 100 back (47.47) and 200 back (1:44.81) ... SEC scorer in the 100 back (47.84/15th) ... Also swam the 200 back (1:45.40/22nd) and 100 fly (48.34/34th) at SECs ... Set a personal-best in the 200 IM (1:53.92) at the UGA Invite

Sophomore Season (2014-15):
Recorded a NCAA 'B' cut time in the 200 backstroke (1:44.68) but did not earn an invite to the NCAA Championships ... Finished 21st overall with a time of 1:45.27 to place 21st overall in the 200 back at the SEC Championships ... Finished 27th at the SEC Championships in the 100 back and was 35th in the 100 fly ... Swam a 1:55.33 in the 200 IM at the Georgia Invitational.

Freshman Season (2013-14):
Competed in the 50 free, 100 back and 200 back during his first season at Auburn...Earned a NCAA 'B' cut time at the Tennessee Last Chance Meet in the 200 back with a time of 1:45.95, the third-best time on the team, but did not qualify for the NCAA Championships...Posted the sixth-best time on the team in the 100 back at 48.75 at the Auburn Invitational...Swam 23.16 in the 50 free at LSU, leading off the 200 freestyle relay.

Pre-College:
Rated as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Virginia by CollegeSwimming.com ... Named a Scholastic All-American ... All-Metro Richmond 1st Team ... Club team won Virginia senior championship all four years and NSCA Juniors national title in 2010 ... Studying in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business.

Copeland's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
100 back 47.47 2/19/16 SEC Championships
200 back 1:44.34 2/18/17 SEC Championships
100 fly 48.34 2/18/16 SEC Championships
50 free 23.16 11/2/13 LSU
200 IM 1:52.77 12/2/16 UGA Invite
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