THIS SEASON: Dylan Carter, a top-end freestyler from Trinidad & Tobago who can also swim the fly, will add immediate results across USC's freestyle corps as a 2014 spring semester addition.
HIGH SCHOOL: Carter, who prepped at American Heritage School, broke his country's national record in the 400m free (3:50.05) at Trinidad & Tobago's 2013 Short Course Trials and won silver in the 50m fly at the 2013 Junior Worlds. He also became the first Trinidad & Tobago swimmer to final in the 100m back, taking fourth, and also was top 8 in the 50m back at the meet ... Earned the Trinidad & Tobago's Ministry of Sport 2013 Spirit of Sport Award as Junior Male Athlete of the Year ... Carter was third in the 50y free (19.65) at the 2013 U.S. Junior Nationals ... He won he 2012 U.S. Junior National title in the 200y free and broke 20 seconds in the 50 free for the first time at the meet at the age of 16 ... He burst onto the scene at the 2009 Carifta Swimming Championships in Aruba when he won eight golds and a silver and set eight Carifta records ... He was a finalist at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in the 50m and 100m back and the 50m fly and qualified for the 2013 World Championships but opted to focus on the World Juniors instead.
CLUB/COACH: Davie Nadadores/ Alex Pussieldi.
PERSONAL: He was born Jan. 30, 1996.
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