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  Matt Taylor
Matt Taylor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, NC

High School:
Sanderson

Height:
5-11

Event:
Free


10/08/2011

Day Two

The Seminoles remain in second place after two days of competition.

Top Times

200 free: 1:38.50

500 free: 4:32.89

2010-11: Finished 21st in the 200 free (1:39.56), 27th in the 500 free (4:33.23), and 42nd in the 100 free (46.38) at the ACC Championships... touched the wall fifth in the 200 free (1:42.31) during the meet at Alabama...In the home meet versus Clemson took fifth in the 200 free (1:45.10)...Swam to a fourth place finish in the 200 free (1:43.34) in the dual sweep of Georgia Tech and UNC-Wilmington...Helped upset Florida by finishing fifth in the 200 free (1:40.05)...At the Georgia Tech Invitational took fourth in the 200 free (1:39.30), 14th in the 500 free (4:32.89), and 34th in the 50 free (21.64)...Finished fifth in the 200 free (1:43.15) at LSU...Placed first in the 50 free (21.83) against Miami, FAMU, and FGCU...Posted a great performance at the All-Florida Invitational with finishes of fourth in the 200 free (1:42.45), 19th in the 100 free (47.94), 20th in the 500 free (4:44.90), and 21st in the 50 free (22.05).

High School: 2010 North Carolina state champion in the 100 and 200 free... North Carolina short course champion in the 200 and 500 free... North Carolina All-Star in 2006-07 and 2008-09... holds school records in both the 100 and 200 free... three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American... made honor roll in every semester of high school.

Personal: Born March 9, 1992... plans to major in psychology... son of Peter and Patti Taylor.

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