Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech swimming & diving wraps up the White vs. Gold intrasquad meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner in swimming at Acton Boxborough under head coach Jeff Johnson … Ranked as the No. 1 swimmer in his class in the state of Massachusetts … Two-time swimmer of the year by the Boston Globe (2015-16, 2016-17) …Tabbed the Acton Boxborough MVP Swimmer of the Year twice, as a junior and senior … A two-time all-American … Also a Dual County All-Star in swimming … Team captain in 2017 … A 10-time state champion … Finished first in the 50 free (20.42) and in the 100 free (45.62) at the 2017 Massachusetts Boys Division I State Championships … Also swam on the first-place 200 and 400 yard relay teams at the 2017 state meet … Also a three-time state champion in 2016 as a junior … Posted first-place finishes in both the 50 Y free (20.30) and 100 Y free (45.15) at the 2016 Massachusetts Boys Division I State Championships, in which both of his times in the 50 Y free and the 100 Y free events were state and meet records … Also swam on the first-place 200 medley relay team at the state championships in 2015-16, turning in a split time of 19.48 … Took first-place in both the 50 Y free (20.38) and in the 100 Y free (45.19) at the regional meet … Placed first overall and set the state and meet records in the 50 Y free (20.49) and the 100 Y free (46.48) at the 2015 state championships as a sophomore … Earned all-American consideration as a sophomore in both events in 2015 … Also earned all-American consideration as a freshman in 2013-14 in which he took first-place overall in the 50 Y free (21.12) and finished in third overall in the 100 Y free (47.31) at the 2014 state championship meet … Also lettered for four years on the lacrosse team and two years on the soccer team … Was a two-time team captain for the lacrosse team where he was named to the Dual County All-Star Lacrosse team in both 2016-17 and 2015-16 after being an honorable mention selection in 2014-15 … Also a member of the Massachusetts Division I State Championship team in lacrosse in 2013-14 … A four-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic Swim Team member (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) and a four-time Boston Herald All Scholastic Swim Team honoree (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) … Also swam for the Patriots Swim Club.
Personal: Full name is Corben James Miles … Son of Christopher and Amy Miles … Was born on Sept. 18, 1998 in Overland Park, Kansas … Has also lived in Valencia, Calif. and Acton, Mass. … Has an older sister named Erica … Father, Christopher, was a member of the rowing team at Worcester Poly Tech (1983-87) … Chose Tech because of the outstanding reputation GT has in the biomedical engineering field, the support system in place for student-athletes and because of an instant connection and chemistry with the swim & dive team … Plans to major in mechanical engineering.
|Miles' Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)|
|50 Free||21.02||vs. Pitt (10/6/17)|
|100 Free||48.06||vs. Pitt (10/6/17)|
|* relay split (s)|