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     Dan Forsythe
    Dan Forsythe


    Nashville, Tenn.

    High School:
    Father Ryan


    2009-10: Set a new school record in the 100 breaststroke with a 54.97 ... Posted the fourth-best 200 breaststroke time in school history with a 2:00.49 ... Posted the top times on the season for the team in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke ... Took part in the top 200-medley relay and 400-medley relay on the team for the year ... Hit an NCAA "B" cut qualifying standard in the 100 breaststroke.

    Recorded two top-10 all-time swims in school history, including fifth in the 100 breaststroke (55.49) and eighth in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.87) ... Posted the top 100 breaststroke mark on the team for the season and second-best time in the 200 breaststroke ... Also competed on season best 200-medley (1:29.55) and 400-medley (3:18.13) relays ... Earned a spot at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials by clocking in with a 1:04.37 in the 100 breaststroke at the Southeastern Sectional Championships ... Swam a 2:19.16 in the 200-meter breaststroke for 14th-place overall at the U.S. Open.

    Had a breakout freshman campaign ... Competed in the 100 breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials ... Recorded the fifth-best time in school history in the 100 breaststroke (55.49) and the seventh-best in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.87) ... Took 14th in the 200 breaststroke at the U.S. Open with a 2:19.16 ... Posted the second-best times on the season for the team in both the 100 (56.24) and 200 breaststroke (2:01.87) ... Had eight first-place finishes, including five in the 200 breaststroke and three in the 100 breaststroke ... Had 16 top-10 finishes ... Never finished below eighth place in the 100 breaststroke.

    High School & Personal:
    Swam at Father Ryan High School and also swam on the Excel Aquatics club team ... Earned four letters swimming ... Competed in Speedo sectionals in 100 breaststroke, NCSA juniors in the 200 breaststroke and Tennessee High School State Championship meet for the 200 IM ... Senior national qualifier with a 2:22.61 time ... High school All-American and scholastic All-American ... Father Ryan High School record holder for 100 breast, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay as well as a record holder for 100 breast and 200 breast with Excel Aquatics ... NISCA All-American, first-team all-region (06,07) ... 2006 state champion in the 100 breaststroke ... Member of National Honor Society, AP scholar, NISCA Academic All-American, USA Swimming Academic All-American and Father James Black Honor Society ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

    Forsythe's Top Times:

    100 breaststroke - 54.97 (school record)
    200 breastsroke - 2:00.49
    200 IM - 1:53.52

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