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Nathan Taylor
Nathan Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warsaw, Ind.

High School:
Warsaw Community

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
12/28/1987

Experience:
3L



2008-09: Academic All-Big Ten...won 100 breaststroke in 58.07 and swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay vs. Indianapolis (11/21)...recorded personal-best time of 1:52.59 in 200 IM while finishing fifth and swam second leg on fourth-place 400 medley relay vs. Indiana (2/7)...finished 11th in 100 breaststroke with then-season-best time of 1:00.43 in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also swam second leg on sixth-place 200 medley relay and finished ninth in 200 breaststroke with 2:11.61 time (1/31)...swam second leg on third-place 200 medley relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also finished ninth in 100 breaststroke with 1:02.06 time and 12th in 100 freestyle with 50.36 clocking...finished fourth in 200 freestyle after stopping clock in 9:54.82 and fifth in 500 freestyle with 4:52.39 time vs. Miami (10/31)...also swam third leg on fourth-place 400 freestyle relay and anchored fifth-place 400 medley relay...swam second leg on fourth-place 400 medley relay at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also finished eighth in 200 breaststroke with 2:14.39 time (11/15)...finished ninth in 200 freestyle with 1:47.10 time and 10th in 500 freestyle with 4:48.13 clocking in triple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)

2007-08: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... earned Dean's List, Semester Honors, Coach's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll recognition ... swam in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships ... recorded season-best times in all three events at the Big Ten meet: a 56.64 in the 100 breast, 2:04.35 in the 200 breast and 1:53.17 in the 200 IM ... notched a second place finish in the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... finished third in the 200 breast against Miami.

2006-07: Named to Dean's List and A.D. Honor Roll and received semester honors following the fall and spring semesters ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM, posting season bests of 56.10, 2:04.34 and 1:52.96 ... competed in the same three events at the 2006 U.S. Open ... best finish was a runner-up showing in the 200 breast vs. Luther College ... totaled 20 points at the season opening Indiana Intercollegiates, racing the 200 IM and 100 breast.

High School: Graduated from Warsaw Community High School in 2006 ... four-year varsity letterwinner and state qualifier ... state champion in the 100 breast as a junior and was third in the 200 individual medley ... at the 2006 state championships, was fourth in the 100 breast and runner-up in the 200 IM ... as a sophomore, placed sixth in the 200 IM and third in the 100 breast ... also placed third in the 100 breast at 2005 junior nationals.

Personal: Given name is Nathan Jeremy Taylor ... born Dec. 28, 1987 ... son of John and Paula Taylor ... has a younger sister, Katy ... engineering major.