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    Tyler Gustafson     
     
      Tyler Gustafson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Harrisonburg, Va.

High School:
Turner Ashby

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Event:
Free

Experience:
3L

All-America

Top Times
50 Free: 20.23
100 Free: 44.13
200 Free: 1:36.49
AS A JUNIOR (2004-05)
Finished 22nd at the 2005 ConocoPhillips National Championships in the 100 free in 51.21 ... Also at the ConocoPhillips Nationals, member of second-place 800 free relay, fourth-place 400 free relay and fifth-place 400 medley relay ... At the NCAA championships, earned honorable mention All-America honors for his contributions to the 11th-place 800 free relay, 14th-place 400 medley relay and 15th-place 400 free relay ... Finished 12th in the 100 free in 44.33, 15th in the 200 free in 1:37.82 at the SEC championships ... Also at SECs, swam second leg on fourth-place 400 free relay and third leg on the fourth-place 800 free relay ... Won the 200 free against NC State in 1:39.17 ... At Florida, finished first in the 100 free in 45.19 ... Also against the Gators, swam anchor on first-place 200 free relay ... Against Georgia, won the 100 free in 45.47 and swam anchor on first-place 400 medley relay ... In double-dual action against LSU and Virginia, finished second in the 100 free in 45.29 ... At Indiana, won both the 50 and 100 free in 20.85 and 45.48 ... Finished first in the 100 free at the Nike Cup in 44.64 ... Also at the Nike Cup, was runner-up in the 200 free in 1:38.79 and 50 free in 20.74 ... Against Kentucky, swam anchor on meet clinching 400 free relay ... Also against the Wildcats, won the 200 free in 1:38.33 ... At Georgia Tech, brought home wins in the 100 free in 45.66 and 150 free in 1:11.95.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04)
Earned honorable mention All-America honors for his work on the 11th-place 400 medley relay team, 12th-place 200 free relay team and the 12th-place 400 free relay team at the NCAA championships ... Finished 12th in the 100 free (45.08), qualified for the finals in the 200 free and swam the second leg of the fifth-place 200 free relay team, fifth-place 400 free relay team and sixth-place 800 free relay team at the SEC championships ... Finished first in the 100 free in 44.13, second in the 50 free in 20.23 and second in the 200 free in 1:36.49 at the Nike Cup Invitational ... At Kentucky, finished first in the 100 free in 45.84 and fourth in the 50 free in 21.29 ... Won the 100 free against Indiana in 45.96 ... Named the Top Male Sophomore of the Year by the University of Tennessee Athletics Board ... Had the highest GPA on the swim team and of all sophomore student athletes ... Named to the Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll ... Honored with the Scholastic Achievement Award by the team.

AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03)
At the SEC championships, contributed to the success of the Vols' relays with a split of 44.56 in the 400 freestyle relay and swam the third leg of the 800 free relay that placed fourth ... At the Nike Cup Invitational, finished ninth in the 200 free in 1:40.00 and 11th in the 100 free in 45.82 ... In the season opener against Kentucky, finished second in the 100 free in 47.20 ... Against LSU he swam a 21.76 in the 50 free to finish third ... Contributed to the Vols' win against Virginia with a third-place finish in the 100 free in 46.46.

HIGH SCHOOL
Finished 12th in the 100 free and 16th in the 200 free at the 2002 Senior Nationals ... Boasted top times of 1:39.05 in the 200 free and 45.78 in the 100 free ... Set the Virginia long-course record for the 200 free in 1:52.72 ... Coached by James Wolfe of the Valley Area Swim Team.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 11, 1983, in Harrisonburg, Va. ... Parents are Gregg Gustafson and Fran Smith ... Major: Logistics and Transportation.

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