THIS SEASON: A talented and versatile swimmer, 2014 freshman Reed Malone is poised to contribute in big ways in a variety events, in the regular and postseason, during his first year with the Trojans.
HIGH SCHOOL: Malone, who attended New Trier High in Winnetka, Ill., was a 2013 U.S. Open finalist in the 400m free and won the event at the 2013 U.S. Junior Nationals. He was also second in the 200m fly at junior nationals and fifth in the 100m fly ... He was the Illinois state champion in the 200y IM as well as the 200y and 400y free relays (setting a national prep record in the latter) and was a member of the 2012 U.S. National Junior team. He was second at the state finals in the 500y free ... At the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Malone was 17th in the 400m free and also swam in the 100m and 200m free and the 200m fly ... Was a 400m free finalist at the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships.
CLUB/COACH: New Trier Swim Club/Andrew Hodgson.
PERSONAL: He was born April 3, 1995.
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