Mark Dylla
blank Mark Dylla
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Heritage

Event:
Fly/Free

2010-2011:
• Placed first in the 200 butterfly at the NCAA Championships after two runner-up finishes.
• In 2011, set school records in the 100 and 200 butterfly and helped the 800 freestyle relay set the school record.
• Won the SEC title for the fourth straight year in the 200 butterfly, lowering the meet record for the fourth time as well.
• Named First-Team All-SEC.
• Named to the 2011 Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the 2010-11 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Chosen as a recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
• Named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Men's At-Large Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
• Named Georgia's recipient of the SEC Boyd McWhorter Postgraduate Scholarship.
• Chosen as the Counsilman-Hunsaker National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week following his performance at the SECs.
• Named to the United States' team for the 2011 World University Games.
• Inducted into the inaugural UGA Student-Athlete Leadership Academy based on academic and athletic success, leadership, campus and community service involvement, and recommendations of head coaches and academic counselors.
• Named the recipient of the 2010-2011 Damon Evans Swimming Scholarship Endowment.
2009-2010:
• Recorded a seventh-place effort in the 100 butterfly at the NCAA Championships.
• Swam on three relays and competed in the 200 individual medley and the 200 butterfly at the NCAAs.
• Won the Southeastern Conference title in the 200 butterfly for the third straight year, lowering the SEC meet time also for the third straight year.
• Came in third in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 200 individual medley at the SECs.
• Named First-Team All-SEC.
• Helped the 800 freestyle and 200 medley relays set school records.
• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the Fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Chosen as an Academic All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
2008-2009:
• Came in second in the 200 butterfly at the NCAAs.
• Finished ninth with the 800 freestyle relay, ninth with the 400 medley relay and 16th with the 200 medley relay.
• Named First-Team All-SEC after winning the 200 butterfly.
• Finished sixth in the 100 butterfly at the SECs.
• Named SEC Swimmer of the Week following the UGA Fall Invitational.
• Named a CSCAA Scholar All-American.
• Named to the Fall Semester Athletic Director's Honor Roll and to the Dean's List.
• Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2007-2008:
• Finished second in the 200 butterfly and 13th in the 100 butterfly at the NCAAs.
• Was a member of the 800 freestyle relay that finished ninth and the 200 medley relay that finished 15th at the NCAAs.
• Named the SEC Freshman of the Year and was chosen First-Team All-SEC.
• Won the 200 butterfly at the SECs, eclipsing the league mark set in 2006 by Florida's Ryan Lochte.
• Finished sixth in the 100 butterfly at the SECs.
• Swam on the 400 medley relay that was fourth, the 400 and 800 freestyle relays that were fifth, and the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays that were sixth at the SECs
• Named the SEC Freshman of the Week after helping Georgia win the UGA Fall Invitational.
• Named to the Fall Semester Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Chosen as a CSCAA Academic All-American, helping Georgia earn the CSCAA Academic All-American Team Award.
High School:
• Graduated from Heritage High School.
• Was the 2007 Colorado High School Swimmer of the Year.
• Was the captain of the 2006 National Junior Team.
• Won the 100 butterfly in 2005 and the 400 IM in 2006 at the U.S. National Junior Championships.
• Was the 2004-05 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association national champion in the 100 butterfly and the 2005-06 NISCA national champ in the 500 freestyle.
• Garnered 24 NISCA All-America honors.
• Was an eight-time Colorado prep state champion, going undefeated in every event of his high school career.
• Set the Colorado prep records in the 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle.
• Established 41 Colorado individual records.
• Qualified for the Olympic Trials in four events.
• Named the Rocky Mountain News' Top Amateur Athlete for 2005-06.
• Swam for Eric Craven with the Aces Swim Club.
• Was a four-time MVP for Heritage.
International:
• Came in second in the 200m butterfly at the 2010 USA Swimming National Championships.
• Competed in the 200m butterfly at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships.
• Represented Team USA in Japan for the International Swim Meet in 2007.
Personal:
• Born Dec. 1, 1988.
• Son of Bernie and Judy Dylla.
• Majoring in Business.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
100 Butterfly 45.99 11 SEC Championships
200 Butterfly 1:40.85 09 NCAA Championships
200 Individual Medley 1:44.56 08 UGA Fall Invitational

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