Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday
Jackets Without Borders' trip to build a court in Costa Rica was a complete success
Georgia Tech men's swimming broke nine school records at the championships
Georgia Tech men's swimming wraps up the final day of the ACCs tomorrow
2016-17 (Freshman): Had a strong freshman season in which he competed in six different events for the Jackets on the year, including the 500, 1000 and 1650 free, as well as the 200 and 400 IM … Registered six top-10 times for the Jackets on the year … Turned in the second-fastest time on the season for the Jackets in the 1650 free (15:32.22) and the third-fastest mark in both the 500 free (4:29.64) and the 1000 free (9:20.47) … Also had the fourth-fastest time in the 400 IM (3:52.16) … Posted the eighth-fastest time on the team in the 200 fly (1:56.02) and the ninth-fastest in the 200 IM (1:52.17) … Totaled 16 top-10 finishes on the year … Earned a win with a first-place finish in the 400 IM (4:03.55) at the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU … Recorded a runner-up finish in the 400 IM (4:00.20) versus Notre Dame and in the 1000 free (9:41.23) in the double-dual meet against BC and Pitt … Also placed third overall in the 500 free (4:43.92) in the season-opening ACC meet versus Boston College and Pitt … Turned in a fourth-place finish in the 1000 free (9:33.49) in Florida versus Cincy and FAU … Finished fifth in the 1000 free (9:33.19) in the dual versus Notre Dame and in the 500 free (4:40.90) against Georgia … Also posted a fifth-place showing in the 1650 free (16:06.00) versus Alabama and in the 1000 free (9:37.89) against both Florida State and SCAD … Recorded a 21st-place finish in the 1650 free (15:32.22) at the ACC Championships.
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner in swimming at Greenbrier High School under coach Kristen Schlegel … Ranked as high as sixth overall in the state of Georgia … A high school all-American in the 500 free … A three-time team MVP for Greenbrier H.S. … 2016 Senior State High Point winner … A five-time season MVP for the Aiken-August Swim League … Also a three-time scholastic all-American … A four-year member of the honor roll … Graduated with a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average … Also a member of the Spanish Club, the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Brennan Paul Day … Born on Nov. 10, 1997 in Chattanooga, Tenn. … Son of Paul and Kelly Day … Has three sisters in Meredith, Megan and Erin … Started swimming at the age of five … List most memorable athletic accomplishment as qualifying and competing at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming and Diving Team Trials in the 400 IM … Chose Georgia Tech because of the outstanding academic opportunities, the science based research opportunities and both the swim team and coaching staff … Majoring in business administration.
|Day's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)|
|500 Free||4:29.64||2016 GT Invitational|
|1000 Free||9:20.47 (s)||2017 ACC Championships|
|1650 Free||15:32.22||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 IM||1:52.17||2016 GT Invitational|
|400 IM||3:52.16||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 Fly||1:56.02||vs. Notre Dame (10/21-22/16)|
|* relay split (s)|