The Crimson Tide men surged from sixth to fourth on the final day of the SEC Championships paced by an SEC title and record by freshman Anton McKee
Alabama Highlights: 2016 – Junior: Posted a career-best 1:51.00 in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … competed at the SEC Championships in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley … scored at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, taking fifth and fourth, respectively … also competed in the 200 medley relay against Georgia Tech … scored at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 200-meter breaststroke and 400m medley relay, taking fifth in both … also competed in the 100m breaststroke and 200m individual medley against Tennessee … finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 200 breaststroke, taking tenth … scored in the 100 breaststroke, taking 15th at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … also competed in the 200 medley relay at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the meet at South Carolina … scored at the home meet against Auburn in the 200 breaststroke, taking fourth … also competed in the 100 breaststroke against Auburn, taking sixth … scored at the opening meet at Delta State in the 400 medley relay and 100 breaststroke, taking third in both, and in the 200 breaststroke, taking fourth … also competed in the 200 individual medley at Delta State.
2015 - Sophomore: Posted a career-best times in the 100 breaststroke (55.29) and 200 breaststroke (1:57.29) at the SEC Championships … his 200 breaststroke time ranks him sixth all time at Alabama … scored at the SEC Championships in the 100 breaststroke, taking 22nd, and the 200 breaststroke, taking 17th … also competed in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2014 – Summer: Swam in the “C” final of the 200-meter breaststroke at the USA Summer National Championships.
2014 - Freshman: Posted career swims in three events at the SEC Championships, including the 100 breaststroke (55.54) and 200 individual medley (1:51.71) as well as the 200 breaststroke where he swam a 1:58.27 in the prelims to rank seventh all-time at Alabama … scored in the 200 breaststroke at the SEC Championships, taking 15th place … named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better grade point average) for both the fall and spring semesters.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Tom Beck at Creighton Prep and Greater Omaha Aquatics, Michael Gunner at Bob Jones High School, and Matt Webber at Huntsville Swim Association … Scholastic All-American … NISCA All-American … Metro All-American team … state runner-up in 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley … member of Bob Jones state championship team for two years, and a member of Creighton Prep championship team for two years … Midwestern swimming champion in 100 breaststroke and two-time champion in 200 breaststroke … fourth place finish in 200 breaststroke at region VIII Sectionals … 2011 Southeastern Swimming Zone team member, with a second place finish in the 200 breaststroke and a first place finish in the 200 medley relay … graduated with highest honors … National Spanish Honor Society.
Personal Information: Full name: Szymon Bernard Day … son of Monika and William Day … sister, Maya … biology major … born August 8, 1995.