THIS SEASON: A 2011 redshirt senior, Shane Tusup is a key dual-meet competitor for the Trojans and can provide depth in many events.
2010: As a 2010 redshirt junior, Tusup raced in three events at the 2010 Pac-10 Championships. He reached the consolation final of the 100y back, finishing 14th (49.85). He was also 19th in the 200y back (1:52.42) and was 22nd in the 50y free (21.46).
2009: Tusup competed in the back, free and medley events as a 2009 redshirt sophomore.
2008: Tusup received a medical redshirt in 2008.
2007: Tusup competed in three events as a freshman at the 2007 Pac-10 Championships, taking 17th in the 100y back (52.86), 19th in the 200y back (1:52.06) and 27th in the 500y free (4:42.83). He also was a regular dual-meet performer.
HIGH SCHOOL: Tusup prepped at Acalanes High in Lafayette, Calif., as a senior, and attended Hauppage (N.Y.) High prior to that, earning prep All-American honors all along the way ... He is the New York state Section XI record holder in the 100y back and owns numerous school records at both of the high schools he attended ... Was a top 3 finisher in the 200y IM and the 100y back as a sophomore and junior in New York and was third in the 200y free and second in the 100y back at the North Coast Section Championships as a senior ... At the 2006 American Short Course Championships in Austin, Texas, he placed 13th in the 200y back and 19th in the 100y back ... At the 2006 U.S. Spring Nationals in Federal Way, Wash., Tusup was 22nd in both the 100m back (59.80) and the 200m back (2:08.77)
CLUB: Terrapin Swim Team.
PERSONAL: He was born on April 23, 1988 ... He is majoring in human performance.