Men's Swimming & Diving


    Dylan Carter
    Dylan  Carter

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Coral Springs, Fla.

    High School:
    American Heritage School

    Height:
    6-3

    Event:
    Free/Fly/Back

    Birthdate:
    01/30/1996

    02/18/2017

    No. 13 USC Coasts To Win Over Utah On Senior Day

    Trojans, who win 13 of 16 events, now turn focus to Pac-12 Championships.

    02/16/2017

    Trojans Host Utah On Senior Day Saturday

    Final meet for USC ahead of upcoming Pac-12 Championships.

    02/04/2017

    Six Trojans Win Events In Loss At Stanford

    USC falls 179-121 to Cardinal; Troy next faces Utah on Senior Day, Feb. 18.

    02/01/2017

    No. 13 USC To Visit No. 2 California, No. 1 Stanford

    Trojans coming off sweep of Bay Area rivals last season.

    01/13/2017

    USC Sweeps Wisconsin To Open Second Half Of Season

    Mulcare, Hansson, Scott win twice each.

    THIS SEASON: Dylan Carter, a top-end freestyler from Trinidad & Tobago who can also swim the fly and back, is a career six-time All-American and three-time NCAA and Pac-12 relay champion who is back after a year off training for the Olympics. Carter among USC's top 10 fastest swimmers in the 50y, 100y 200y free and the 100y fly and 100y back. He is part of USC's team records in the 200y, 400y and 800y free relays and in the 200y medley relay ... At the 2016 FINA World Championships (short course), Carter was a two-time finalist, finishing fourth in the 200m free and seventh in the 50m fly. In the 200m free, he twice broke the Trinidad and Tobago national record, ultimately lowering it to 1:42.48. He also lowered his country's mark in the 50m fly twice, the second time in the semifinals with a 22.53 ... For his efforts, he won (by popular vote) Trinidad and Tobago's 2016 Peoples Choice Award.

    2016: Carter redshirted as a 2016 junior to train for the 2016 Olympics ... He represented Trinidad & Tobago at the Rio Games, swimming the 100m free and finishing 23rd (48.80) ... Carter won four titles at the 2016 Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships, claiming first in the 50m, 100m and 200m free and the 100m back.

    2015: Carter was a four-time All-American as a 2015 sophomore, swimming on two NCAA winning relays and one Pac-12 relay winner ... Carter swam the second leg on USC's 800y free relay that won in a school-record 6:11.64 and then anchored Troy's 400y free relay winner, coming from behind on the final leg in another school record (2:47.06). Carter also swam on USC's fifth-place 200y free relay and on its sixth-place 200y medley relay. Individually, Carter scored twice in 'B' finals, finishing 13th in the 100y free (42.74, PR 42.61 in prelims) and 16th in the 200y free (1:36.01, PR 1:33.27 in prelims). He was also 19th in the 50y free in a PR 19.41 ... At the 2015 Pac-12 Championships, he was a two-time finalist, taking fifth in the 50y free (19.52) and eighth in the 100y fly (46.80) while finishing 11th in the 100y free (43.22). He also led off USC's Pac-12 title in the 800y free relay ... At the 2015 World Championships, Carter swam in four events for Trinidad and Tobago. His top finish was a 15th in the semifinals of the 50m fly (23.60).

    2014: Carter helped USC to an NCAA title in the 800y free relay and was a two-time Pac-12 finalist as a 2014 freshman. At the NCAA Championships, Carter swam the third leg of the Trojans' wire-to-wire win in the 800y free relay. He scored individually with a 15th-place finish in the 200y free (1:35.06) and he was 42nd in the 50y free (19.93). He also helped USC qualify for the final of the 400y free relay to earn his second All-American honor ... At the Pac-12s, Carter was sixth in the 50y free (19.51) and seventh in the 100y back (47.33). He also won the `B' final of the 100y free (43.09). He led off USC's 800y free relay title and swam second on Troy's 400y free relay win ... He was second in the 50m fly and third in the 50m free at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in the summer ... At the 2014 Commonwealth Games this fall, Carter was fifth in the 100m free and a semifinalist in the 100m fly.

    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 ... He is majoring in environmental studies.

    CARTER'S PERSONAL RECORDS:

    Event Time
    50-yard free19.41
    100-yard free42.61
    200-yard free1:33.27
    100-yard back46.90
    100-yard fly46.16