Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2012) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013, 2014)
2013-14: Took second in the 200 IM against UNC Wilmington (1:58.26) … Season-best in the 400 IM came in a 4:05.35 clocking at the Cavalier Invitational.
2012-13: Recorded personal-best times in the 100 breaststroke (56.15), 200 IM (1:50.59) and the 400 IM (3:56.88) at the ACC Championships ... Advanced to the event finals in the 100 breaststroke and the 400 IM, finishing 22nd and 21st, respectively ... Took second in the 200 IM during the regular season against North Carolina ... Turned in a pair of top-five performances in the 200 breaststroke and 400 IM at the Tennessee Invitational.
2011-12: Finished the season in top form, advancing to the finals of the 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM at the ACC Championships ... Finished 23rd in the 200 IM finals after clocking 1:50.75 in the event prelims to improve upon his previous personal best by nearly two seconds ... Also collected a personal best in the 200 breaststroke prelims (2:04.71) en route to a 24th-place finish in the finals and posted a personal-best time of 4:02.02 in the 400 IM prelims ... Swam the third leg of the Blue Devils’ 800 freestyle relay that posted an NCAA provisional time of 6:38.49 in an eighth-place performance at the conference meet ... Took third in the 500 freestyle in the season opener against Maryland.
2010-11: Ended his freshman campaign with a 29th-place finish in the preliminaries of the 200 IM at the ACC Championships ... Posted a time of 1:52.42 in that performance for a lifetime best and Duke’s best mark of the season ... Narrowly missed the cut for the men’s 100 breaststroke final by .5 seconds, finishing 26th with a lifetime-best time of 57.05 ... Took third in the 100 breaststroke at the College Cup Invitational.
Prior to Duke: USA Swimming Scholastic All-America ... Member of the 2008-2009 NCHSAA 4A Swimming & Diving State Championship team ... Member of 2009-2010 NCHSAA 4A Swimming & Diving second-place team ... 2009-2010 North Mecklenburg High School men’s swimming co-captain ... 2009-2010 North Carolina Swimming All-Star Award ... Member of 1st Place 2010 Junior National men’s team ... Member of first-place 2010 Junior National men’s 400 medley relay team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Eagle Scout.
Personal: Born Tyler Richard Fleming on Oct. 12, 1991 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Son of Richard and Pamela Fleming ... Has one sister, Amanda ... Favorite sports are basketball, tennis and ultimate Frisbee ... Majoring in biology.