2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier
Sophomore Season (2015-16):
Competed at Olympic Trials in the 200 IM (2:19.15/62nd) and 400 IM (5:02.25/106th) ... Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 500 free (4:49.92/65th), 1650 free (16:19.38/33rd) and the 400 IM (4:15.83/42nd) ... Also had a NCAA B cut in the 200 free (1:46.40) ... Swam the 1650 free (16:15.24/6th), 400 IM (4:14.12/13th) and 500 free (4:45.58/18th) at the SEC Championships ... 1650 free time was 10th-fastest in Auburn history ... Set personal-best times in the 500 free (4:41.42) and 400 IM (4:09.50) at the Georgia Invite ... 500 free time is 4th-fastest in Auburn history and 400 IM time is 5th-fastest in Auburn history ... Won the 500 free (4:51.82) during the Alabama dual meet and the 1000 free (10:00.57) during the Arkansas meet ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Freshman Season (2014-15):
Competed at the NCAA Championships as a relay alternate, swimming on the 800 free relay squad ... Led off the 800 free relay at the NCAA meet with a leadoff split of 1:48.24 ... Picked up NCAA 'B' cuts in the 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free and 400 IM during the regular season, but did not compete as an individual at the NCAA meet ... Placed 15th overall at the SEC Championships in the 400 IM, clocking a 4:14.01 ... Posted a season-best time of 16:28.53 in the 1650 free at the league meet to finish 17th overall ... Recorded a 29th-place finish in the 500 free (4:49.83) ... Earned first career individula win against Notre Dame/Vanderbilt (1:50.01) ... Held the team's top times in the 500 free (4:43.28) ... Posted fastest 1000 free against Tennessee/Louisville to earn a second-place finish ... Held the team's second-best time in the 200 free (1:47.38) and the 400 IM (4:13.19).
Swam for Mason Manta Rays ... Graduated from William Mason High School ... Was a three-time state champion in high school ... Led William Mason to a third-place finish at the Ohio state championships ... Finished fourth at Winter Junior Nationals in the 500 free and 1,650 free.
Parents are Tanya and Geoffrey Thatcher ... Has one brother, Joel and one sister, Mia ... Studying in the College of Human Sciences.
|Thatcher's Top Times (SCY)|
|200 freestyle||1:46.40||12/5/15||Georgia Invite|
|500 freestyle||4:41.42||12/4/15||Georgia Invite|
|1650 freestyle||16:15.24||2/20/16||SEC Championships|
|100 back||56.88||12/5/14||Georgia Invite|
|200 back||2:00.58||12/7/14||Georgia Invite|
|200 IM||2:04.56||10/18/14||Notre Dame/Vanderbilt|
|400 IM||4:09.50||12/5/15||Georgia Invite|