Men's Swimming & Diving Dominates MSU to Cap Dual Season
Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete Spotlight: Tristan Sanders
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) ... 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.