Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
2012-13: Placed seventh in the 100 backstroke and 10th in the 200 backstroke at the Tennessee Invitational … Ended the year at the Cavalier Invite where he came in fifth in the 100 backstroke (52.35) and eighth at the 200-yard distance (1:54.67).
2011-12: Advanced to the finals of the 100 backstroke at the 2012 ACC Championships, placing 23rd in 50.72 ... Also established new personal bests in the preliminaries of the 50 freestyle (21.71), 100 backstroke (50.37) and the 200 backstroke (1:51.07) ... Turned in a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 and 200 backstroke in the regular season finale against Clemson ... Touched in 1:54.19 to finish fourth in the 200 backstroke against South Carolina and Queens ... Competed in the finals of the 100 and 200 backstroke at the Nike Cup Invitational, finishing 22nd and 13th, respectively.
2010-11: Concluded season with a third-place showing and season-best time (50.89) in the 100 backstroke at the College Cup Invitational ... Posted a second-place finish against North Carolina in the 200 backstroke (1:54.40), knocking nearly seven seconds off season-opening performance ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to an eighth-place finish (1:54.10) at the Nike Cup Invitational.
2009-10: Competed in the 200 medley relay, 100 and 200 backstroke in collegiate debut against UNC Wilmington ... Season-best finish was third in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:57.88 ... Cut .60 seconds off leg time in the 200 medley relay during the season.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterwinner at The Woodlands High School ... Collected all-district, all-region, second team all-state and All-American honors as a senior ... Member of the 200 medley relay that earned All-America distinction his junior year ... Named to the all-district team as a junior ... Four-year letterwinner in water polo and also lettered one year in lacrosse ... Academic All-American as a senior ... Rotary Club Student Athlete of the Year finalist.
Personal: Born Tyler Jacob Stahl on Sept. 28, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Craig and Donna Stahl ... Has one brother, Bryan, and one sister, Courtney ... Brother, Bryan, swam at Virginia (2005-08) ... Sister, Courtney, swam at Vanderbilt during the 2006 season ... Favorite athlete is NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon.
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