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SEC Championships - Day Two
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Taylor Temple - Bio
Courtesy: Arkansas
Release: 09/07/2011
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Taylor Temple was a key component of a strong freshman breaststroke group in 2011-12, achieving eight top five finishes. Temple’s top finish of the year came at the Rice Invitational, where she placed second in the 200 breast against a deep field with a time of 2:18.97. Temple was even  faster in the event at the competitive Tennessee Invitational, where she clocked 2:17.26 to place 11th. Temple achieved her career-best time in both breaststroke events at the SEC Championships. She clocked 1:02.86 in the 100 breast to place 19th and narrowly miss the B Final, and was 24th in the 200 breast with a time of 2:16.73. In addition to her breaststroke prowess, Temple competed in the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 IM. Her best performance in the 100 fly came against Penn State and Navy, when she placed seventh with a time of 58.17. Temple’s fastest 200 fly race came against Kansas, when she placed fourth with a time of 2:07.19. Temple swam her best 200 IM heat of the year at the SEC Championships, clocking 2:02.82.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Temple garnered 11 All-American Awards in her four year career at Hebron High School, and holds school records in the 100 breast, 100 butterfly, 200 individual medley, and 400 medley relay. As a senior, Temple was the Texas 5A state champion in the 100 breast, and the Region 3 champion in the 100 breast and 200 IM. She was also an Academic All-American and All-State selection her senior year. As a freshman, Temple was named Dallas Morning News Newcomer of the Year.

PERSONAL: Taylor Paige Temple was born August 25, 1993 in Marion, Ohio to Steve and Kelly Temple. Temple's father was a swimmer at The Ohio State University. Temple has a younger brother Chase, and plans to study kinesiology at UA with the hope of pursuing a career in physical therapy after graduation. She was drawn to the Arkansas swimming program because of the great team unity and excellent coaching staff.

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