Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013)
2012-13: Recorded best times in three events at the ACC Championships while qualifying for the finals of the 400 IM and the 200 backstroke ... Dropped over nine seconds from his season-opening time in the 200 backstroke to go a personal-best 1:49.92 in the preliminaries at the conference meet ... Took fifth in the 200 IM at the Tennessee Invitational.
2011-12: Made the finals cut in the 400 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational, placing 23rd ... Took second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:08.77 against eventual ACC champion Virginia ... Logged personal-best swims in the 100 freestyle (46.85), 200 freestyle (1:41.64), 200 IM (1:54.25) and the 400 IM (4:03.21) at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Finished fifth in the 200 IM finals with a 1:54.70 clocking.
Prior to Duke: Collected all-state honors at Wilson High School ... Helped his high school squad capture the state title as a freshman ... Also lettered in water polo and volleyball at Wilson ... Guided his water polo team to consecutive state championships as a junior and senior ... Earned all-state distinction in water polo and all-county honors in volleyball ... Named the Gilmore-Henne Community Fund Scholar ... Earned the distinction of most-lettered athlete at his school ... Graduated as class valedictorian ... Named Good Citizen Scholar of the Year.
Personal: Born Tyler Jay Toren on Oct. 21, 1992 in Reading, Penn. ... Son of Jay and Kay Toren ... Has one brother, Austin ... Father, Jay, played basketball at North Park University (Ill.).