Georgia Tech swimming and diving’s Matt Casillas finishes fourth in men’s platform dive
Megan Young (100 back), Iris Wang (200 free) break school records on Friday night
Georgia Tech sophomore breaks school record in 500 free finals
Georgia Tech women’s swimming & diving and the men’s diving portion of the ACC Championships are set for this week in Greensboro, N.C.
Georgia Tech swimming and diving swept the Emory Eagles in dual meet action on Saturday at the McAuley Aquatic Center
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner on the swim team at LaGrange High School under her father and head coach William Paschal ... Ranked as high as No. 13 overall in the state of Georgia ... A team captain her senior season ... Named the MVP of her high school swim team all four years -- 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 ... A three-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American, earning the honor in 2015, 2016 and 2017 ... Earned all-American honors in the 100 back in 2017 ... Also received all-American consideration in 2016 as a junior ... A two-time Georgia High School Association (GHSA) all-state selection, earning first-team honors in 2017 and second-team recognition in 2016 ... Won the 100 back (54.66) and took second in the 50 free (23.63) at the 2017 GHSA 1-5A State Championships ... Placed second at the 2016 GHSA 1-5A State Swimming Championships in the 50 Y free (23.60) and third in the 100 Y back (55.98) ... Finished third in the 100 Y back (57.58) and fifth in the 50 Y free (24.00) at the 2015 GHSA 1-5A State Championships as a sophomore ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, the National Art Honor Society and the honor roll ... Was also an active member in the Foreign Language Club.
Personal: Full name is Alexandra Lynne Paschal, but she goes by Allie ... Daughter of William and Heather Paschal ... Born on Nov. 10, 1998 in LaGrange, Ga ... Sister, Maddie, was a four-year swimmer for the Yellow Jackets from 2014-17 ... Chose Tech because it is a great school, it has a great swimming & diving program, and it has a great location ... Intends to major in industrial design.
|Paschal's Career Top Times (through 11/30/17)|
|100 Back||55.69||at Northwestern (10/21/17)|
|200 Back||2:02.35||at Notre Dame (10/20/17)|