Taylor Charles
Taylor  Charles

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Aaron Academy

Height:
5-10

Event:
Butterfly/IM/Backstroke

Experience:
1L



01/23/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Sweeps Georgia Tech on Senior Day

The Crimson Tide celebrated senior day with a dominating win over Tech in the midst of Alabama's Power of Pink meet

11/21/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving’s Saunders has Record Smashing Night

The senior bettered her own school mark in the 200 backstroke before breaking the six-year old 100 freestyle mark on the last night of the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational

11/20/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving’s Nonnenberg Does It Again

The sophomore broke her second school record in as many days at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, leading Alabama to six individual wins on the night

09/11/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving Opens Season with Delta State Sweep

In the first swimming and diving meet of the 2015-16 collegiate season, Alabama's men beat DSU, 213-49, while the Crimson Tide women won 219-42

07/01/2015

Swimming and Diving Earns 2015 CSCAA Scholastic Honors

The Crimson Tide men and women both posted team grade point averages over 3.0 while 21 swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2014-15 season

Alabama Highlights:
2016 – Junior:
Finaled at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 400 individual medley, taking top honors … scored in the 200 butterfly against Georgia Tech, taking second … also competed in the 200 medley relay against Georgia Tech … scored at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 200-meter and 400m individual medley events, taking second in both … also competed in the 50m breastroke against Tennessee … finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 200 butterfly, taking second with a personal best time of 1:46.06, and 400 individual medley, taking fourth … scored in the 500 freestyle, taking 16th at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … also competed in the 200 medley relay and 100 breaststroke at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … scored at the meet at South Carolina in the 200 butterfly, taking second … also competed in the 200 individual medley at the meet at South Carolina … scored at the home meet against Auburn in the 200 butterfly and 400 individual medley, taking second and fifth, respectively … finaled at the opening meet at Delta State in the 200 butterfly, taking top honors … scored in the 200 individual medley at Delta State, taking second … also competed in the 400 medley relay at Delta State.

2015 - Sophomore:
Posted Alabama’s top 400 individual medley and 200 butterfly times of the season at the SEC Championships with a career-best marks of 3:50.16 and 1:46.07, respectively … swam a career-best 1:48.70 in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … ranked third in 400 individual medley, eighth in the 200 butterfly and ninth in the 200 individual medley all time at Alabama … scored at the SEC Championships in the 200 butterfly, taking 21st, and in the 400 individual medley, taking 24th … also competed in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester … carries a 3.582 cumulative GPA into his junior year.

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.

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 individual medley, ninth in the 400 individual medley, and fourth in the 200 butterfly … 2013 National Select Camp athlete … US Open qualified in the 200 and 400 individual medley, 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 Mary Jane and Steve Charles … brother, Casey … chemistry major … born May 21, 1995.

Top Times:
200 butterfly 1:46.07
200 individual medley 1:48.70
400 individual medley 3:50.16
100 backstroke 50.41