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  Kyle Young
Kyle Young

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Oviedo

Height:
6-2

Event:
Distance Free


Top Times

200 Free: 1:37.05

500 Free: 4:19.16

1000 Free: 9:01.42

1650 Free: 14:57.21

U.S. National Team Member

NCAA All-American

Three-Time NCAA Honorable Mention All-American

2007 ACC Meet MVP

Two-Time ACC Champion

Two-Time All-ACC

Olympic Trial Qualifier

Two-Time All-ACC Academic Team Member

Two-Time ACC Academic Honor Roll

2007-08: Redshirted to compete at the United States Olympic Trials... placed fifth at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 1500m free touching the wall in 15:15.36... also placed 26th in the 400 free (3:55.70) and 63rd in the 200 free (1:52.80).

2006-07: Finished fourth and qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials at the ConocoPhillips USA National Championships in the 1500 (15:22.75)... led the way for the Seminole swimmers at the NCAA Championships (Mar 15-17)... earned All-American honors for a seventh place finish in the 1650 free with a school record time of 14:57.21... also earned the 1000 free school record with a time of 9:01.42... Honorable Mention All-American in the 500 free with an 11th place finish in 4:19.16... swam leadoff leg in the 800 free relay that earned Honorable Mention All-American honors with a 15th place finish in 6:30.74... earned meet MVP honors at the ACC Championships by claiming All-ACC honors in all three individual events... won the 500 free (4:19.16), 1650 free (15:02.63) and finished second in the 200 free (1:39.45)... swam leadoff leg in the 800 free relay which set a new school record of 6:29.10 to finish second... against national champion Auburn (Jan. 27) won the 1650 free in and NCAA "B" cut time of 15:28.67... won first place in the 500 free (4:29.10) then came back only five minutes later to win the 200 free (1:37.05)... registered fast times against LSU (Jan. 12) in the 1000 free (9:13.30) and 500 free (4:28.95) to finish third and second respectively... recorded a pair of second place finishes against UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 6) in the 500 free (4:31.67) and 1000 free (9:19.91)... had a strong meet against Florida (Nov. 21) by picking up a win in the 200 free (1:38.41) and second in the 500 free (4:24.80) with an NCAA "B" cut time... made strides at the Nike Cup Invitational by winning the 200 free (1:38.21) and finishing second in the 500 free with an NCAA "B" cut time of 4:22.90... finished second in the 1,650 free with an NCAA "B" cut time of 15:08.40... member of All-ACC Academic Team... member of ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2005-06: Over the summer qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 400 and 1500 free...participated in three events at the NCAA Championships (Mar. 23-25)...was a part of the 800 free relay that took 17th with a time of 6:35.12...finished 24th in the 1650 free (15:14.51) and 30th in the 500 free (4:26.16)...earned All-ACC honors placing third in the 1650 free with a personal best and NCAA "B" cut time of 15:08.40...also scored points taking 10th in the 500 free with a personal best and NCAA "B" cut time of 4:25.41...recorded another personal best taking 17th in the 200 free with a time of 1:38.57...achieved a personal best in the 1000 free (9:16.12) finishing third during a dual meet with Florida (Nov. 22)...registered an NCAA "B" cut time of 15:19.75 in the 1650 free to finish second at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...also finished second in the 500 free with a time of 4:29.59...placed third in the 200 free with a time of 1:39.69...finished third in the 1000 free (9:30.23), eighth in the 200 fly (1:56.70) and recorded the fourth fast time in the 500 free (4:37.63) swimming it as an exhibition at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22)...earned All-ACC Academic Team honors and was a member of the ACC Honor Roll.

2004-05: Earned the first All-America honors of his career, taking part in the 800 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 25-27) that captured honorable mention accolades with its 16th-place time of 6:51.63...top individual finish at the national meet was a 28th-place 15:18.79 in 1,650 freestyle...finished 46th in the 500 freestyle at 4:30.94...scored points at the ACC Championships (Feb. 23-26) in both the 500 and 1,650 freestyle...eighth-place time of 15:23.50 would have broken the 1,650 school record, but was beaten by teammates Thomas Bishop and Steve Roof...took 10th in the 500 freestyle, notching a time of 4:26.71 that ranks fifth all-time at Florida State...both times were meet NCAA "B" standards...conference meet also saw him score a personal-best time of 1:41.69 during the bonus heat of the 200 freestyle...moved up to second in school history with a 15:16.42 at the Auburn Invitational (March 4-5)...set his career-best of 9:28.45 in the 1,000 during an ACC quad meet in Atlanta (Oct. 30-31)...Georgia Fall Invitational (Dec. 3-5) saw him chart a fifth-place 15:36.71 in the 1,650 freestyle and 4:30.81 to take tenth in the 500 freestyle...recorded a pair of victories during his first year, winning the 1,000 freestyle (9:34.88) against Florida A&M (Oct. 15) then won the 500 freestyle (4:39.02) during a rematch with the Rattlers (Jan. 20)...had 15 top-five finishes during the dual meet season...competed at the 2005 US Open Water National Championships in Fort Myers, Fla., taking 13th-place in the 5k (1:02.31.00) and 14th in the 10k (2:07.47.00)...highest finish at the 2005 ConcoPhillips US National Championship was a 26th-place 15:57.03 during the 1,500-meter freestyle...added marks of 8:19.69 in the 800 freestyle (33rd) and 4:02.71 (42nd) during the 400 freestyle.

High School: Earned All-America status his senior year in the 500- yard freestyle with All-America consideration for the 200 freestyle...garnered All-Seminole County honors from the Orlando Sentinel after medaling in the 200 and 500 freestyle at the FHSAA 3A state meet...best finish was a fourth-place showing in the 200 freestyle...participated in the US Senior Nationals, posting a time of 15:57.55...qualified for the US Junior National meet in the 500, 1,000 and 1,650 freestyle, earning a medal in the 1,650 freestyle...also advanced to the US Open in the 1,650 freestyle...YMCA Champion and record holder in the 1,500-meter freestyle...swam on the Oviedo High School and YMCA Team Orlando club team for Charlie Rose, a former All-America swimmer at Florida State.

Personal: Born June 9, 1986...majoring in business...son of Gary and Julia Young.

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