High School: Lettered for four seasons at Baylor High School under head coach Rick Bishop ? Named captain for 2002 and 2003 seasons ? Two-time state champion ? Broke the school record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:50.11 en route to winning a state title ? Earned All-America honors 10 different times ? Named Swimmer of the Year as a junior and senior ? Finished 11th at Spring Nationals ? Placed 10th in the U.S. Summer Nationals in the 400 IM and 22nd in the 200 IM ? Has three Olympic Trial qualifying standards in the 200, 400 IM and 200 breast ? Coaches? Award winner as a sophomore ? Finished ninth at the U.S. Open in 2001 ? Also lettered for one season in crew ? Member of the French club, philosophy club and was a peer tutor ? Earned Honor Roll honors in all four years.
Personal: Born Ryan Tyler Bishop on June 11, 1985, in Chattanooga, Tenn. ? Parents are Teresa and Monty Bishop ? Has a younger brother, Evan (13) ? undecided on a major.