Swimming & Diving

Taylor Flynn
Taylor Flynn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Briarcrest Christian School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free/Fly

Club:
Memphis Tiger Swimming



• Named to the 2007-08 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Recipient of the 2007-08 Chapman/Hiles Most Improved Athlete Award
• 2008-09 Team Captain

In Tech's Record Books:
• 200-Free (T-5th), 1:50.21
• 500-Free (5th), 4:55.38
• 200-Fly (1st), 1:59.16

As A Senior In 2009-10: Upped her career best times in both the 200 and 500-Free at the ACC Championships finishing with times of 1:50.21 and 4:55.38 respectively ... Took home 22nd in the 500-Free and 23rd in the 200-Free from the same meet ... Finished 11th in the 200-Fly at the ACC Championships with a time of 2:00.98 ... Earned a sixth place showing in the 100-Fly with a time of 58.07 and a seventh place finish in the 200-Fly with a time of 2:07.22 vs. NC State ... Touched the wall third in the 200-Fly with a team best finish of 2:05.27 at Duke.

As A Junior In 2008-09: Set a school record in the 200-fly (1:59.16) at the ACC Championships which was a NCAA "B" cut ... Set career-highs at the ACC Championships in the 50-Free (23.88), 200-Free (1:50.47), and 200-Fly (1:59.16)... In the 100-fly, touched the wall against Clemson in a season-best mark of 59.67.

As A Sophomore In 2007-08: Member of the school-record setting 400-free and 800-free relay teams ... Swam the final leg of the 400-free relay that came in eighth at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:25.24 ... Was second in the pool for the 800-free relay team that placed fifth with a mark of 7:24.03 ... Third on the team with a 52.21 time in the 100-free at the ACC Championships, a new personal best ... Also set a new career-best with a time of 1:50,53 in the 200-free at the ACC Championships, the second fastest on the team of the season ... Recorded a NCAA "B" cut time of 2:01.78 in the 200-fly at the ACC Championships ... It was the second fastest on the team and ninth-best in the ACC.

As a Freshman in 2006-07: A strong freshman campaign ... Member of the 400 and 800 free relay squads that clocked team-best times of 3:29.57 and 7:35.08 at the Georgia Fall Invitational (12/1) ... Swam the final leg of Tech's 200 free relay team that tallied a team-best time of 1:36.68 at the ACC Championships, finishing 11th ... Earned a spot in the bonus consolation finals of the 200 free finishing 21st overall in the competition at the ACC meet with a lifetime-best time of 1:52.65 ... Clocked a season-best time of 5:04.05 at the Georgia Fall Invitational in the 500 free (12/1) ... Posted a season-best time of 2:07.28 in the 200 fly at the Tri Meet against Georgia and USC (10/19) ... Finshes the season second on the team in the 200 free and 200 fly while finishing third in the 500 free.

High School: Earned four letters in swimming under coach Dave Smith ... Named team captain for junior and senior seasons ... Two-time U.S. Swimming Scholastic All-American ... Five-time All-American ... U.S. Open and JR Nationals qualifier in the 200 butterfly and 400 freestyle ... Eight-time state finalist ... Southern Zone meet champion ... Member of the National Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Magna Cum Laude Scholar, Mu Alpha Theta and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born Taylor Bianca Flynn on June 22, 1988, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Parents are Kevin and Nancy Flynn ... Enjoys traveling ... Majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Flynn's Career Top Times (through 2009-10 season)
EVENT TIME LOCATION
50 Free 23.88 2009 ACC Championships
100 Free 52.21 2008 ACC Championships
200 Free 1:50.21 2010 ACC Championships
500 Free 4:55.38 2010 ACC Championships
100 Fly 57.26 2009 ACC Championships
200 Fly 1:59.16 2009 ACC Championships
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