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Player Profile:
College Success

• As a junior in 2012-13 had the team's fourth-best time in the 1650 free (15:11.70) and fifth-best mark in the 1000 free (9:16.85)

• Redshirted as a Cal swimmer in 2011-12

• Was a member of the UCLA men's water polo team in 2010, competing in three matches with a steal and an assist

National Success

• In water polo competed for the USA National Youth Training team in 2007 and the USA National Development Team in 2005

• Won the 1650 free in 15:38.77 at the 2009 USA Swimming Sectional in Las Vegas

High School Success

• Competed in both water polo and swimming at Granite Bay High School, earning All-America and All-City honors in swimming in 2007 and 2008

• Set the league record in the 500 free and established school records in the 200 and 500 free

• Won the 2008 CIF Sac-Joaquin title in the 500 free (4:31.90)

• In water polo was first-team All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section and first-team All-Sierra league in 2007 and 2008, finishing his career with 224 goals and 144 assists


• Parents are Stephen and Laura Tyrrell

• Father, Stephen, was an All-American swimmer at USC in the 70's, and sister Katie also swam for the Trojans

• Brother, Jeff, was a standout water polo player at Cal, helping the Bears to NCAA titles in 2006 and 2007

• Majoring in American studies

• Born Aug. 11, 1991, in Carmichael, Calif.


500 Free 4:31.90
1650 Free 15:11.70

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