Evan Nylander     
      Evan Nylander

Tucker, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Free, IM


2003-04-- At the NCAA Championships, earned All-America honors for his work on the sixth-place 800 free relay team... At the SEC Championships, finished 26th in the 100 free in 45.95 and 28th in the 500 free in 4:37.13... Finished fifth in the 200 free in 1:38.11 and seventh in the 500 free in 4:29.47 at the Nike Cup Invitational... Against Indiana, brought home a pair of second-place finishes in the 200 free in 1:42.12 and the 500 free in 4:39.01... Was named the EdAmerica Scholar-Athlete of the Month for November, 2003... Named to the Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2002-03 --
At the NCAA Championships finished 11th in the 800 freestyle relay with a final time of 6:29.82...At the SECs came in 12th in the 200 freestyle with a 1:38.42, 13th in the 1650 in a time of 15:34.89 and a 16th-place finish in the 500 freestyle with a 4:28.48...At the Nike Cup Invitational finished eighth in the 1650 with a time of 15:52.27...In the 200 backstroke swam a 1:51.56 good enough for 12th and finished 15th in the 200 freestyle with a 1:40.94...Was named Mr. Clutch by the coaches in 2002.

2001-02 -- Earned his first All-America honor for his work on the 800 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships...At the SEC Championships, was fourth in the 1650 freestyle and eighth in the 500 freestyle...Swam to a first place finish against Notre Dame in the 50 freestyle...Was named most improved swimmer on his team.

2000-01 -- Swam a 4:29.46 1650 in the SEC Championships...At the Princeton Invitational swam a personal best 4:06.56 400 I.M...

Prior to UT -- Two-time state record-setter and a state champion...Served two years as captain of prep squad and earned four letters...Boasts top time in the 500 free of 4:27.60 and 15:27.08 in the 1650 free...Named Lakeside High School Student-Athlete of the Year...Competed for Swim Atlanta under Coach Chris Davis...Coached by Dennis Atha at Lakeside High School...

Personal -- Born Oct. 22, 1981, at Atlanta, Ga....Parents are Paul and JoDee Nylander...Brother Carl swims for Georgia Tech...Major: Arts and Sciences.

Personal Bests
200 Freestyle: 1:37.28
500 Freestyle: 4:23.84
1650 Freestyle: 15:20.44


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