Georgia Tech swimming and diving posted two NCAA B qualifying times and sent four individuals to the B finals on Saturday
Georgia Tech freshman Christian Ferraro set a new school record with an NCAA A qualifying time to secure himself a spot in the 200 fly at the 2018 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships .
Georgia Tech swimming and diving will have a number of swimmers compete this weekend
Georgia Tech swimming will have a number of individuals compete at two events this weekend
Georgia Tech swimming had two swimmers in Julia Shuford and Grace Mauldin record NCAA B qualifying times this weekend
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner for the swim team at Cambridge High School under head coach Lauren Hall ... Was a two-time team MVP winning the award in both 2017 and 2015 ... Holds the Cambridge High School record in the 50, 100 and 200 free events, as well as in the 100 back and 100 breast ... Also a member of both the 200 and 400 free relay teams that hold the high school records in those respective relay events ... Finished eighth in the 100 yard free with at time of 46.86 . at the GHSA 6-7 A State Swimming Championships ... Earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 yard free (1:41.04) and a seventh-place showing in the 100 yard back (51.85) at the GA Senior state meet for Swim Atlanta ... Competed at the 2017 American Short Course Championships in Austin, Texas in March where he swam in the 100 free (45.88), 100 back (49.89), 50 free (21.26) and the 200 free (1:41.06) ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, the CHS Honor Roll and Mu Alpha Theta ... Tabbed a scholar-athlete ... Also named a 2016-17 USA Swimming scholastic all-American.
Personal: Full name is Austin Connor Daniel ... Son of Patrick and Marina Daniel ... Born July 5, 1999 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Has an older brother named Kyle ... Chose Tech because of its highly ranked computer science and engineering department, it has a great swim & dive program with awesome facilities, and the opportunities regarding internships and research are outstanding ... Plans to major in computer science.
|Daniel's Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)|
|100 Back||49.66||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|200 Back||1:52.23||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|50 Free||20.65||at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)|
|100 Free||44.95||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|* relay split (s)|