Tristan Sanders
Tristan  Sanders


Oldsmar, Fla.

High School:
Palm Harbor University



U-M Dominates MSU to Cap Fourth Straight Undefeated Season

Men's Swimming & Diving Dominates MSU to Cap Dual Season


Wolverine Athlete Spotlight: Tristan Sanders

Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete Spotlight: Tristan Sanders

At Michigan ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2015: 200-yard backstroke) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2015).

National/International ... Won the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke at the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships ... won the 200-yard backstroke and finished second in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships.

Freshman (2014-15) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (200-yard backstroke) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (March 26-28): Finished ninth in the 200-yard backstroke (1:40.34) and 30th in the 100-yard backstroke (47.06) ... Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished fifth in the 200-yard IM (1:44.71), sixth in the 200-yard backstroke (1:42.19) and eighth in the 100-yard backstroke (46.94) ... Regular Season ... Finished fifth in the 200-yard backstroke, 17th in the 100-yard backstroke and 19th in the 200-yard IM at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 3-6) ... Finished third in both backstrokes vs. Indiana, Texas and Louisville (Oct. 24-25) ... Made collegiate at Iowa (Oct. 3-4), winning the 200-yard backstroke and taking third in the 100-yard backstroke.

Prep ... Palm Harbor University (2014) ... Swam two years at Palm Harbor (2013-14) and one year at East Lake High School (2011) ... did not swim as a sophomore (forced to sit out due to transfer) ... two-time Florida State champion in the 100-yard backstroke (3A in 2013, 4A in 2014) ... also won state titles as a senior on the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay ... finished second at the 2014 State Championships in the 50-yard freestyle as a senior and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle as a junior ... helped lead Palm Harbor to Florida state championship as a senior and runner-up finish as a junior ... Academics ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Summa Cum Laude.

Club ... Palm Harbor YMCA (2003-14).

Personal ... Full name is Tristan Michael Sanders ... born Feb. 25, 1996 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... hopes to major in business.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard Freestyle 44.73 12/6/2014
200-yard Freestyle 1:40.12 1/10/2015
100-yard Backstroke 46.94 2/27/2015
200-yard Backstroke 1:40.34 3/28/2015
200-yard IM 1:44.71 2/26/2015