The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors
Alabama Highlights: 2016 -Junior: Competed at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 200 medley relay, 50 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly … competed at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 100-meter butterfly, 200m backstroke, 100m backstroke and 200m butterfly … scored at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 200 and 100 backstroke, taking 15th in both, and 100 butterfly, taking 20th … also competed in the 200 individual medley, 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay, 200 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … scored at the season opener at Delta State University in the 200 butterfly and 200 backstroke, taking third and fourth, respectively … also competed in the 400 medley relay and 100 butterfly at Delta State.
2015 - Sophomore: Posted a career-best time in the 100 backstroke (50.25) at the Bulldog Invite … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll… earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester … carries a 3.695 cumulative GPA into his junior year.
2014 - Freshman: Competed in the backstroke and butterfly events during the regular season … posted career-best times of 49.48 and 1:50.34 in the 100 and 200 butterfly, respectively, at the Bulldog Invitational … also posted a career-best time of 50.30 in the 100 backstroke at the Bulldog Invitational … named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or better) for both the fall and spring semesters.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Michael Beasley at Spanish Fort High School and Jan Mittemeyer at TNT Swimming … third in the 200 freestyle at the 2009 State Championship … third in the 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle relay at the 2010 State Championship … third in the 100 butterfly and second in the 100 backstroke at the 2011 State Championship … third in the 100 backstroke and second in the 100 butterfly at the 2012 State Championship… six-time varsity swim team member … three-time USA swimming Academic All-American … four-time Southeastern Swimming Zone team member … 2012 Winter Short Course Junior National Championship Finalist for the 100 butterfly … helped team win 2011 Southern Zone Championship … senior class president … National Honor Society Vice President … Model United Nations President … Interact Club President.
Personal Information: Full name: Kyle Allen Simpson … son of Laurie and Allen Simpson … brothers, Ryan and Kevin … biology major … born October 3, 1994.