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Trey Tharpe

  • position Backstroke
  • height 6-1
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Dalton, Ga.
  • High school Dalton
  • position Backstroke
  • height 6-1
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Dalton, Ga.
  • High school Dalton

Trey Tharpe Bio

2008-09 – Specialized in mid-distance free and backstroke events…Had the second-best 1650 free time on the squad (16:35.41)…Was the third-best backstroker in the 200 (1:48.82) and fifth-best in the 100 (51.38)…Competed in 100 and 200 back and 200 free at SEC Championships…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007-08 – Competed in multiple events for the Gamecocks…Swam the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, turning in a 1:53.97, a personal best…Also set personal bests in the 200 free (1:43.29) and 500 free (4:40.22), and swam the 200 and 400 IM for the first time as a collegian…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2006-07 – Concluded strong rookie campaign competing at SECs, recording season-low marks in the 1650 free (16:17.15) and 100 back (52.98) events … Posted the second-lowest Gamecock time in the 1000 free (9:40.91) in tri-meet with Alabama and Florida … Also competed on 400 medley and 800 free relay squads.

PRE-COLLEGE – Graduated from Dalton High School … Three time high school State Champion in the 200 medley relay … Three time All-American … Three time All-State … Lettered in swimming all four years.

PERSONAL – Full name is Henry Clifford Tharpe III. … Nickname is Trey … Parents are Henry and Julie Tharpe … Born on October 26, 1987 … Major is management.

THARPE[apos]S TOP TIMES

100 Free 46.71#
200 Free 1:41.95
500 Free 4:40.22
1000 Free 9:40.91
1650 Free 16:17.15
100 Back 51.38
200 Back 1:48.82
200 IM 1:56.42
400 IM 4:10.55