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Kyle Gannon

Class Jr.
Hometown Saint Charles, Ill.
High School Saint Charles North

Hawk Item — School record holder in the 800 free relay (6:24.98)…has the 10th-fastest time in UI record books in 1,650 free (15:31.19) and the 200 free (1:37.08).

2016-17 — Swam to collegiate-best times in 100 free (45.35), 200 free (1:37.08) and posted a season-best time in 500 free (4:26.37)… member of the 800-free relay (6:24.93) that finished sixth at the Big Ten Championships and broke the school record… ranked second on the team in both the 200 and 500 free.

2015-16 — Swam collegiate-bests in 50 free (20.85) and 100 free (45.70)… had a season-best time of 1:38.35 (200 free) and 4:29.40 (500 free)… ranked third on team in 200 free… member of the team’s top 800-free relay (6:27.83)… scored at the Big Ten Championships as part of 800-free relay… placed sixth with a time of 6:27.83… was a member of two winning relays on the year.

2014-15 — Led the team in the 500 free with an NCAA “B” cut time of 4:22.76… was second on the team in the 200 free with an NCAA “B” cut time of 1:37.35… swam collegiate-best times in the 50 free (23.41), 100 free (46.03), 200 free (1:37.35), 500 free (4:22.76), and 1,000 free (9:24.96)… member of second-fastest 800-free relay (6:35.96) and fourth-fastest 200 free relay team (1:22.88)… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Led team in 1,650 free (15.31.19)… recorded collegiate-bests in 200-free (1:38.28), 500-free (4:28.57), and 1,650-free at Big Ten Championships… swam season-best time of 9:35.56 in 1,000-free against Michigan State… recorded five top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Two-time All-American and all-state selection… team captain as a senior… posted three top-five finishes at the Illinois State Meet as a senior… was fourth in 200-medley relay, fifth in 400-free relay and fifth in 500 free… won six conference titles and posted two runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2013… school-record-holder in the 500 free (4:29.33), 200-medley relay (1:34.39), and 400-free relay (3:07.51)… academic all-conference selection from 2010-13… coached by Rob Rooney.

Personal — Born June 5, 1995, in Doylestown, Pa… son of Michael and Stephanie Gannon… has an older sister, Taylor, who swims at Rhode Island… majoring in human physiology.

Gannon’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.85 Intrasquad 10/9/15
100 Free 45.35 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/17
200 Free 1:37.08 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/17
500 Free 4:22.76 at Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
1,000 Free 9:24.96 Big Ten Championships 2/28/15
1,650 Free 15:31.19 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/14