TCU combined for 14 first-place finishes by 14 different individuals in the 24 total events.
It is the second-straight year TCU opens the season in Denton.
The junior is school-record holder in 100, 200 back
Robinson, Scarsella named Team MVPs
Azarias, Robinson and Szilagyi cannot improve, begin waiting game
200 Back (1:43.25 - 2012)
2012-13 TCU Swimming MVP
Competed in the 200 back (first, 1:43.35), 200 free relay (third, 1:21.71), 200 IM (fourth, 1:49.23) and 100 back (fifth, 47.95) at the Big 12 Championships ... his Big 12 Championship in the 200 back was the TCU swimming and diving program's first since joining the league ... earned first-team All-Big 12 in the 200 back and second-team honors in the 100 back and 200 IM ... went below the NCAA `B' cut in the 200 back seven times throughout the season ... re-set his own school record in the 200 back at the UIW Invite with his 1:43.25 ... earned 12 event wins on the season ... set pool records at UTPB, UIW Invite and West Virginia in 100 back or 200 back ... was team leader in 200 back and 200 IM and ranked second in 100 back ... went below NCAA `B' cut in 100 back three times.
Competed in the 200-meter backstroke (51st, 2:04.18) at U.S. Olympic Trials ... competed I the 200 IM (fourth, 1:50.42), 200 free relay (third, 1:23.62), 100 back (second, 48.13) and 200 back (first, 1:43.41) at C-USA Invite ... earned NCAA `B' cut in 100 and 200 back ... became school-record holder in 200 back ... member of TCU's fastest 200 free relay squad on the year, ranked second on squad in 100 back and third in 200 IM ... earned eight wins, all in individual events ... won 200 back at UIW Invite ... swept backstroke events against Seton Hall/St. Peter's and UC-San Diego ... touched first in 200 back against SMU ... qualified first in 100 back at C-USA Invite.
JAMES E. TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL
Six times named an All-American ... Took third in the 100-back at the state meet during his senior year and second during his junior year ... Twice the regional champ in the 100-back and three times the district champ ... An All-State honoree in the 100-back, 100-free, medley relay and 400-free relay ... Placed 6th in the Junior Nationals during his senior year and 9th in the 100-back ... Was eighth at the event in the 100-back during his junior year ... 2010 District Swimmer of the Year and two-year team captain ... Earned the Straight A Award for academics and was part of the PALS mentoring program ... Attended Taylor High School where he competed for Rick Barker ... Also a member of Power Aquatics under the direction of Sharon Power.
Born Sept. 17, 1992 ... Son of Chris and Rhonda Robinson ... Has a brother, Ben, and a sister, August ... Hopes to pursue a degree in kinesiology.
*-Denotes School Record