Tyler

James

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Freestyle/Backstroke
Height: 6'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brentwood, CA
High School: Heritage HS
Major: International Business
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

TRITON NOTES
NCAA Championships qualifier (2018-19) ... All-American (200 medley relay).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
All-American (200 medley relay) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... All-MPSF Second Team (200 back) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/25) ... Earned All-America status with a fourth-place finish and a time of 1:27.15 in the 200 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Set program records in the 200 medley relay (1:27.15), 400 free relay (2:57.55), 800 free relay (6:31.51), and 50 back (22.29) ... Recorded a pool record in the 200 medley relay (1.29.30) on Jan. 19 ... Ranked third in the Triton record books in both the 100 back (48.94) and 200 back (1:46.09) ... Competed in all 11 of the Tritons' meets, including the MPSF Championships and NCAA Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Competed in six of the Tritons' seven meets, including PCSC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of Heritage High School in Brentwood ... An Academic All-American ... Led the Patriots to a Bay Valley League (BVAL) championship ... Helped lift Heritage to an eighth-place finish at the CIF-North Coast Section Championships

CLUB
Competed with Terrapins Swim Team.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 17 in Alameda ... Son of Kathy and Craig James ... Has an older brother named Brandon ... Father Craig played water polo at the University of New Mexico ... International business major at Muir College ... Intends to use his degree to see the world ... Cheers for the San Francisco 49ers ... Favorite athlete is Jim Thorpe ... Enjoys watching the movie Forrest Gump.

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