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 Garrett Tse

TRITON NOTES
Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2016-17, 2017-18) ... All-American (400 medley relay) ... Five-time All-America honorable mentions (200 medley relay and 400 medley relay in 2016-17; 200 medley relay, 100 fly and 800 free relay in 2017-18) ... Four-time PCSC champion (two relay and two individual).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-18
All-American (400 medley relay) ... Three All-America honorable mentions (200 medley relay, 100 fly, 800 free relay) ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... PCSC All-Academic Second Team ... CollegeSwimming PCSC Swimmer of the Week (11/7) ... Two-time PCSC Athlete of the Week (11/7 and 1/8) ... Nabbed All-America honors with a seventh place finish and a time of 3:14.76 in the 400 medley relay of the NCAA Championships ... Earned an All-America honorable mention with a 14th place finish and a time of 1:29.41 in the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Recorded another All-America honorable mention with a time of 48.18 to take 13th in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships ... Earned his third All-America honorable mention of the season with a time of 1:40.27 to finish 16th in the 800 free relay of the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Tritons to a first place finish in the 800 free relay (6:39.81) and the 400 medley relay (3:14.89) at the PCSC Championships ... Individually, took first in the 200 breast at the PCSC Championships (2:00.82).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay, 400 medley relay) ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... PCSC All-Academic Second Team ... CollegeSwimming.com Preseason All-PCSC (100 fly, 200 IM) ... Third leg of 16th-place (1:29.93) 200 medley relay on first night of NCAA Championships (3/8) for All-America honorable mention ... Third leg of 11th-place (3:16.94) 400 medley relay on second day of NCAA Championships (3/9) for All-America honorable mention ... Competed in all seven meets, including PCSC Championships ... Took first in the 200 breast with a time of 1:59.96 at the PCSC Championships ... Eighth in 100 fly (49.66) at A3 Performance Invitational (11/18) ... Placed 21st (2:03.33) in 200 breast (3/11) at NCAA Championships, 22nd (48.81) in 100 fly (3/9), 26th (1:50.28) in 200 IM (3/8).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
CSCAA Scholar All-America Second Team ... Team's Rookie of the Year ... Took first in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.60 to set a PCSC Championship record ... Made college debut in season opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/31) ... First in 100 fly (50.45) vs. Incarnate Word and Missouri S&T (1/3).

CLUB
Competed for the South Pasadena Sea Tigers from 2009-15.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of South Pasadena High School ... Three-time Team MVP ... 2015 Merrill Green Athlete of the Year ... Helped Tigers to Rio Hondo League championship as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 22 in Pasadena ... Parents are Thomas and Vivian Tse ... Has an older brother named Gavin who graduated from UC San Diego as a bioengineer ... Environmental engineering major at Sixth College ... Breaking his first high school record in 100 fly, going to the State competition with his swim team and recieving the Athlete of the Year award are his most memorable moments in swimming ... Earning the Rookie of the Year award and swimming on the 400 medley relay team at the NCAA Finals in 2018 are his favorite UC San Diego memories ... Hobbies include listening to music, computer-aided designing and drawing ... Enjoys watching Marvel Comics movies ... Loves Chinese, Japanese and Italian food ... Uses Facebook.

Position: Individual Medley/Breaststroke
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Pasadena, CA
High School: South Pasadena HS
College: Sixth
Major: Environmental Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters
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