Cal M Swimming & Diving BIO
Tyler Messerschmidt
Player Profile:
Tyler Messerschmidt 1261244
Position: Free/Back
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Desert Edge
Experience: 3 Letters
Cal Success
  • Five-time NCAA champion returns in 2015-16 for his senior season.
  • Won the 2015 NCAA title and set an American record as the freestyle leg of Cal's winning 200 medley relay team. Combined with Ryan Murphy, Chuck Katis and Justin Lynch to swim a time of 1:22.40.
  • Won the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay and reached the final in both the 50 and 100 freestyle at the 2015 Pac-12 Championships. Also had the team's fastest times in both the 50 (19.07) and 100 (42.32) freestyle in 2015.
  • Was a 2014 NCAA champion as a member of the Bears' 200 free relay, swimming the lead-off leg in a time of 19.23
  • Was a 2014 NCAA champion on Cal's 200 medley relay, swimming the freestyle leg in a time of 18.65
  • Was a 2012 NCAA champion as a member of the Bears' 200 free relay, swimming the lead-off leg in a time of 19.37
  • Earned second NCAA title as a member of the Bears' 400 medley relay, swimming the freestyle leg in a time of 41.68
  • Was a member of the 2012 Pac-12 champion 400 free relay
  • Has the school's fifth-best all-time mark in the 50 free (19.07) and sixth-best all-time mark in the 100 free (42.28). Also a member of Cal's fastest 200 medley relay team that won the 2015 NCAA title.

 

High School/Club National Success

  • Concluded his high school swimming career Nov. 6, 2010 by breaking Gary Hall Jr.'s high school state record in the 100-yard freestyle.
  • Times of 43.71 in the 100 freestyle, and 1:36.33 in the 200 freestyle, both set Arizona state marks.
  • Was a six-time Arizona state champion.
  • As a member of the 2010-2011 National Youth Team competed at the Junior Pan-Pacific Championships in Kihei, Hawaii.

Personal

  • Parents are Eric and Allison Messerschmidt
  • Majoring in American studies
  • Born Sept. 11, 1992, in Phoenix, Ariz.

CAREER-BEST TIMES

SHORT-COURSE YARDS

50 Free 19.07
100 Free 42.28
200 Free 1:34.08
200 Back 1:44.67

LONG-COURSE METERS

100 Free 49.97

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