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Mitch Taylor
Mitch Taylor

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Urbandale, IA

High School:
Urbandale

Event:
Fly/Free

10/13/2012

Black Team Claims Intrasquad Meet

Hawkeyes open season with Black & Gold Intrasquad Meet

03/28/2012

59 Hawkeyes Named Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Iowa student-athletes honored for academic excellence

High School -- won state titles in 50 free and 100 fly, and swam on third-place finishing 200 free and 400 free relays at state meet senior year... three-time all-American, earning consideration all-America honors in two events... four-time all-state honoree and 11-time conference champion... two-time district swimmer of the year... earned team leader and most versatile swimmer awards senior year... set school records in 100 fly (50.67) and 100 free (46.81), and as part of 200 free relay (1:26.20)... four-year academic all-conference honoree, earning academic all-state honors as a senior... coached by Shari Walling.

Personal -- born May 21, 1991... son of Bob and Dayna Taylor... his grandfather, Dick Taylor, played football, basketball and baseball at Iowa... his cousin, Grant Mahoney, is a place kicker on the Iowa State football team... open major.