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Kyle Cormier

  • position Freestyle/im
  • height 6-2
  • class Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown Pensacola Beach, Fla.
  • High school Gulf Breeze
  • position Freestyle/im
  • height 6-2
  • class Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown Pensacola Beach, Fla.
  • High school Gulf Breeze

Kyle Cormier Bio

2007-08 – Redshirted.

2006-07 – Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in the 800 freestyle relay with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (6:28.65)…Also competed at the NCAA Championships in the 100 free and 200 free…Scored five points for Carolina at the SEC Championships with a 12th-place finish in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.01…Took a 14th-place finish and three points for the Gamecocks in the 400 IM (3:56.39)…Had the team[apos]s top time in the 100 free with a 44.22, the third-fastest time in school history…Set personal bests in the 200 free (1:36.28), 200 IM (1:49.01) and 400 IM (3:55.22).

2005-06 – Returning All-American … Swam the anchor leg of the 800-free relay which finished 12th at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, Ga. … Also competed in the 200 IM and the 400 free relay at the NCAA Championships … Competed in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships and swam a career best time of 1:49.29 … Recorded a time of 52.94 in the 100 fly at the College of Charleston meet … Recorded a personal best 3:56.00 in the 400 IM at the UGA Fall Invitational … Swam 4:03.02 in the 400 IM in the meet against Kentucky … Finished ninth in the 500 free to win the consolation heat at the UGA Fall Invitational … Competed at SEC Championships.

2004-05 – Solid contributor in middle distance events this season and as a member of 400 medley relay team … Secured second top time on the team in 500 freestyle with a personal best time of 4:28.52 at the SEC Championships for an 18th place finish … Was also 18th in the 200 butterfly with a season top time of 1:51.14 and 26th in 200 freestyle … Also competed in dual meets in both the 200 and 400 individual medley.

PRE-COLLEGE – 2002 & 2004 Pensacola News Journal Swimmer of the Year … Two-time All-Northwest Florida Swimmer of the Year … Florida HS state champion in the 200 freestyle … HS All-American (First Team) … Pensacola Bay Swim Open Water Champion … Competed in U.S. Junior and Senior Nationals … Finished in the Top 6 in freestyle and IM at Junior Nationals.

PERSONAL – Full name is Jay Kyle Cormier … Hobbies include music, surfing, photography and golf … Chose USC because of the quality of coaches and team … Parents are Jay and Jane Cormier … Born on June 12, 1986.

Cormier[apos]s Top Times

100 freestyle 44.22
200 freestyle 1:36.28
500 freestyle 4:28.52
100 butterfly 52.94
200 butterfly 1:50.55
200 IM 1:49.01
400 IM 3:55.22