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Byrne Litschgi
Byrne Litschgi
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Jesuit
Position: Free, Back

Career Best Marks

Event

Time

50-yard Freestyle

20.83

100-yard Freestyle

46.16

50-yard Backstroke

23.24

100-yard Backstroke

47.60*

200-yard Backstroke

1:44.04*

100-yard Breaststroke

1:01.40

100-yard Butterfly

49.27

200-yard IM

1:51.94

 * = school record

 

 

Career

  • At the end of the 2018-19 season, owns five school records in the 100-yard backstroke (47.60), the 200-yard backstroke (1:44.04), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:20.78), 200-yard medley relay (1:29.70) and the 400-yard medley relay (3:15.54)

2019-20:

  • Team captain

2018-19:

  • NCAA national champion in the 200-yard backstroke (1:44.04)
  • All-American in the 200-yard backstroke (1st, 1:44.04); 100-yard backstroke (5th, 47.89); 200-yard freestyle relay (5th, 1:20.78) and 400-yard medley relay (6th, 3:15.54)
  • NCAA qualifier in the 100 Backstroke, 200 Backstroke, 200 Freestyle Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay
  • All-UAA in the 200-yard backstroke (2nd), 200-yard freestyle relay (2nd), 200-yard medley relay (2nd), 400-yard medley relay (2nd), 400-yard freestyle relay (3rd)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Nov. 19)
  • CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2017-18:

  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Nov. 20)

2016-17:

  • All-American in the 400-yard medley relay (9th, 3:17.30); 200-yard freestyle relay (13th, 1:22.20) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (13th, 3:01.31)
  • Set new school records in the 100-yard backstroke (49.78), the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.81) and as part of the 400-yard medley relay (3:17.30)
  • NCAA qualifier in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 400-yard medley relay
  • All-UAA in the 200-yard freestyle relay (2nd) and 400-yard medley relay (3rd)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Nov. 21)
  • CSCAA Scholar All-American