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Tyler DeBerry
Tyler DeBerry


Tucson. Ariz

High School:
Sabino HS

Last College:
Univ. of Michigan

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195




Personal Bests
200 free - 1:36.40
500 free - 4:21.51
1000 free - 9:10.56
1650 free - 15:02.2

At Michigan - 2002-03 Season: Swam for coach John Urbanchek at the University of Michigan... At 2003 NCAA Championships, was part of the 800 free relay that finished third and set a new school record... At 2003 Big Ten Championships, finished third in the 1500 free, sixth in the 200 free and sixth in the 500 free... Helped Michigan win the Big Ten title in 2003.. Competed in all dual meets for the Wolverines... Won the 1650 free against California...

National & International Competition - 2001: Member of U.S. Junior National Team... U.S. national finalist in 2001, finishing seventh in both the 400 and 800 free... Five-time sectional champion... 1500 free champion at 2001 Janet Evans Invitational...

Prep: Four-year letterwinner in swimming for coach Teri DeFor at Tucson's Sabino High School... Two-time first-team all-conference and all-city selection... 2002 Speedo/NISCAA Male Swimmer of the Year... 2002 Arizona Swimmer of the Year...Set school records in the 100, 200 and 500 free... Helped Sabino to a runner-up finish at regionals and a third-place finish at the state championships his senior year... Individually was both the regional and the state champion in both the 200 and 500 free... Set state records in both events... Team MVP in 2001... Competed for the Ford Aquatics club team out of Tucson...

Personal: Born Tyler Scott DeBerry on Jan. 9, 1984, in Tucson, Ariz.... His father, Tom, was an All-American basketball player at Northern Arizona University in the early 70s... His mother, Linda, was a three-sport athlete at NAU during the same time frame... His older brother, Justin, plays basketball at Lafayette College... Also has a younger sister, Chelsea... Majoring in business, with an emphasis on marketing.