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    Michael Christy     
     
      Michael Christy
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
02/25/1988

Experience:
2L

Major:
Microbiology

All-America

JUNIOR (2010-11)
Finished second in the 200 free against Louisville in 1:40.07... Finished fourth in the 100 free with a 46.51 mark... Placed second in the 200 I.M. against Louisville in 1:52.75... Finished second in the 200 back at Kentucky in 1:53.41... Won the 200 I.M. at Kentucky in 1:52.46... Finshed third in the 200 I.M at Ohio State with a season-best mark of 1:50.79... Scored in fifth place in the 200 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational... Finished 10th in the 400 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational with a 4:01.70 mark... Placed 17th in the 200 back at the Tennessee Invitational with a season best of 1:49.80... Won the B-final of the 200 breaststroke at the Tennessee Invitational.

REDSHIRT(2009-10)
Granted medical redshirt

SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
Set school records in the 200 I.M. (1:44.57), the 400 I.M. 3:45.51 and the 800 freestyle relay (6:19.01) at the Tennessee Invitational ... Placed fourth in 200 backstroke against Louisville ... Finished fou rth in 200 I.M. against Louisville ... Scored in 200 freestyle at Kentucky ... Finished second in 200 backstroke at Kentucky ... Finished third in 200 backstroke against Virginia ... Earned first win of the season in 200 I.M. against Virginia ... Scored in the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke against Georgia ... Won the 400 freestyle relay at Florida ... Finished seventh in the 200 I.M. at the SEC championships ... Earned a top five finish (fourth) in the 400 I.M. at the SEC championships ... Earned All-America status with seventh place 800 freestyle relay finish at NCAA championships ... SEC Swimmer of the Week award winner (Nov. 25)

FRESHMAN (2007-08)
Led the Vols at the SEC Championships in the 400 I.M. by finishing 11th with a season-best time of 3:50.70 ... also placed ninth at SECs in the 200 I.M. (1:47.10) ... At the Texas Invite, placed 15th in the 200 I.M. with a time of 1:48.49 and led the team by finishing 10th in the 400 I.M. (3:56.70) ... earned a season best 51.18 in the 100 backstroke at the same meet ... In Athens, Ga., placed fifth in the 100 backstroke at 51.37 ... Against Indiana, took fourth in the 100 backstroke (51.65) and fifth in the 200 backstroke (1:51.60).

HIGH SCHOOL
2007 Indiana High School swimmer of the year ... seven-time Indiana State Champion ... School record-holder in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 I.M., 100 back and 100 breaststroke ... Placed 12th in the 200 I.M. at 2007 US Swimming Spring Championships ... Placed 29th at the 2007 ConocoPhillips US Swimming National Championships in the 200 I.M.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 25, 1988 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Parents are Scott and Lisa Christy ... Sister Liz swam for the Lady Vols from 2003-07

TOP TIMES
200 I.M. 1:44.57
400 I.M. 3:45.51
200 backstroke 1:44.39
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