The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors
Alabama Highlights: 2014 - Freshman: Competed in the butterfly and individual medley events during the regular season ... earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the fall semester ... carries a 3.53 GPA into his sophomore year.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Dawn Van Reychghem and the Middle Tennessee Home Education Association as well as John Morse, Doug Wharam, Bryan Welter, and Charlie Hodgson at Nashville Aquatic Club ... MTHSSA All Regional Team ... 2009 All-American consideration medley relay ... 2013 200 Individual Medley All-American ... 2010 Nick Nevid Award recipient ... 2012 Most Improved Award ... 2013 Tracy Caulkins Award recipient ... 2012 Olympic Trial Qualifier with a 77th place finish in the 400 individual medley ... 2012 Junior Nationals placed 19th in the 200 IM, ninth in the 400 IM, and fourth in the 200 butterfly ... 2013 National Select Camp athlete ... US Open qualified in the 200 and 400 IM, and placed 22nd in the 200 butterfly ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Eta Sigma Alpha National Homeschool Honor Society ... Academic All-American.
Personal Information: Full name: David Taylor Charles ... son of Steve and Mary Jane Charles ... brother, Casey ... pre-medical major ... born May 21, 1995.