Taylor  Dale
Taylor Dale
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dalton, Ga.

High School:
Dalton

Event:
Back/Fly

Record Book:

• Set the school record in the 100 backstroke and posted the No. 7 time in the 100 butterfly and the No. 8 time in the 200 backstroke.

• Helped the 200 freestyle and the 200 and 400 medley relays set school records.

2014-2015:

• Placed sixth on the 400 medley relay and 11th on the 200 medley relay at the NCAAs.

• Finished third in the 100 backstroke and 20th in the 50 freestyle at the SECs as the Bulldogs placed second.

• Came in third on the 200 medley relay, fourth on the 400 medley relay and fifth on the 200 freestyle relay at the SECs.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC.

• Named the recipient of the B.W. “Bump” Gabrielsen Swimming Scholarship.

• Named to the Director of Athletics Honor Roll.

2013-2014:

• Placed 13th in the 100 backstroke at the NCAAs as the Bulldogs registered the second top-5 finish in school history.

• Finished fourth on the 400 medley relay and sixth on the 200 medley relay at the NCAAs.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC and to the All-SEC Freshman Team.

• Placed second in the 100 backstroke and 17th in the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly at the SECs.

• Helped the 200 and 400 medley relays come in second at the SECs.

• Chosen Second-Team All-SEC and to the SEC’s All-Freshman Team.

• Named the SEC Male Freshman of the Week on Jan. 14 after sweeping the 100 breaststroke races and helping two relays win during Georgia’s meets at Texas A&M and at Texas.

• Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

• Chosen as Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.

High School:

• Graduated from Dalton High School with honors.

• Competed on the Dalton High School Swim Team and was coached by Charles Todd.

• Swam for the Carpet Capital Aquatics Club under Charles Todd.

• Received the Most Valuable Swimmer and Coaches Awards.

• Honored as a Scholastic All-American and Scholar Athlete.

• Chosen as an All-American six times.

• Won a high school swimming championship in 2013.

• Was the 2012 and 2013 state champion in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke.

• Placed first in the 100 backstroke at the 2012 Junior National Championships.

• Qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 100 backstroke.

• Named to the USA Swimming National Junior Teams for his performance in the 100 backstroke for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.

Personal:

• Born December 29, 1994.

• Son of Gary and Nancy Dale.

• Majoring in Exercise Science.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

50 Freestyle 20.01 15 SEC Championships

100 Backstroke 45.73 14 NCAA Championships

100 Butterfly 46.84 14 NCAA Championships

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