Austin Byrd
Austin Byrd

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chippewa Falls, Wis.

High School:
Chippewa Falls

Height:
6-5

Position:
Breast/IM

Birthdate:
12/04/1993

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 (3/2/20130
200 IM: 1:48.22 (2/28/2013)

ON WISCONSIN
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