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Austin Byrd
Austin Byrd

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chippewa Falls, Wis.

High School:
Chippewa Falls

Height:
6-5

Position:
Back/IM

Birthdate:
12/04/1993

2013-14: Recorded the second-fastest time on the team in the 50-yard backstroke (22.92) and third-fastest times in the 100-yard backstroke (48.13), 200-yard backstroke (1:44.03) and 200-yard IM (1:50.18) ... helped lead the 200-yard freestyle (1:23.54) and 200-yard medley (1:32.78) relay squads to pool records at the Green Bay Dual

2012-13: Earned a top-10 finish at the Big Ten championships in the 200-yard backstroke (1:43.39) ... swam a personal-best time in the 200-yard IM (1:48.22) at the Big Ten championships ... earned a 14th-place finish at the Big Ten championships in the 100-yard backstroke (47.77) ... earned a third-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (50.04) at the Big Ten Quad Duals.

Prep: Won back-to-back state championships in the 100 backstroke, finishing second in the 200 IM during his senior campaign ... finished in second-place in the 100 backstroke at the state championships during his sophomore season ... also competed in golf and cross country.

Personal: Born in Chippewa Falls, Wis. ... parents are Steve and Jane ... has two brothers, Michael and Erik ... enjoys playing golf ... intended major is industrial engineering.

Personal Bests
50 Free: 21.95 (1/26/2013)
100 Free: 48.44 (10/13/2012)
100 Butterfly: 48.13 (10/26/2012)
100 Back: 47.62 (3/1/2013)
200 Back: 1:43.39 (3/2/2013)
200 IM: 1:48.22 (2/28/2013)

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