Ryker Saunders
Ryker Saunders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Battle Ground

Height:
5-10

Event:
Free/Fly


03/02/2013

Robinson Crowned Big 12 Champion in 200 Back

Men's team finishes second, women edged out for third

03/01/2013

TCU Women in Tight Team Race for Second

School records fall in women's 400 IM, men's 100 back

02/26/2013

TCU with 22 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Eight men, 14 women Horned Frogs honored by the conference

01/05/2013

Horned Frogs Men Win at FIU Winter Invite

TCU women finish in second place

12/17/2012

Three School Records Broken at UIW Invite

TCU men hold off Incarnate Word for team victory

2013 Second-Team All-Big 12 (200 Fly)
2013 First-Team Academic All-Big 12

School Records:
800 Free Relay (6:34.97 - 2012)

Personal Bests
50 free - 21.16
100 free - 46.39
200 free - 1:41.63
500 free - 4:40.53
200 back - 1:54.01
100 fly - 49.40
200 fly - 1:49.24

Junior Season (2012-13): Competed in the 200 fly (fifth, 1:51.55), 100 fly (seventh, 50.46) and 50 free (10th, 21.46) at the Big 12 Championships ... earned second-team All-Big 12 honors in the 200 fly ... earned win in 200 free relay against North Dakota ... ranked third on the squad in the 200 fly and fourth in the 100 fly.

Sophomore Season (2011-12):
Competed in the 800 free relay (second, 6:34.97), 50 free (eighth, 21.27), 200 free relay (third, 1:23.62), 100 fly (eighth, 49.40) and 200 fly (sixth, 1:49.24) at the C-USA Invite ... earned NCAA `B' cut as member of 800 free relay team, which also broke school record ... member of TCU's fastest 200 free relay team ... ranked second on the squad in the 200 fly and third in the 100 fly ... finished second in 100 fly at Centenary ... member of second place 400 free relay team at SMU ... earned seven top-three finishes.

Freshman Season (2010-11)
: Had a successful opening campaign for the Frogs that saw him make the conference meet traveling squad ... Primarily a butterfly specialist ... Notched a 50.01 in the 100-fly at the MWC Championships ... Added a 1:50.49 in the 200-fly at the conference meet ... Hit individual free times of 21.16 (50-free), 46.39 (100-free), 1:41.63 (200-free) and 4:40.53 (500-free) ... Picked up one individual win during the dual season

High School: Was a three-time high-school All-American and four-time MVP of the Battle Ground Academy swim team ... Qualified for the state finals five times during his high school career ... Named a High School Scholastic All-American twice ... Recipient of the BGA Award for Excellence ... A member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta

Personal: Born March 29, 1992 in Franklin, Tenn. ... Son of Bruce and Sandra Saunders ... Attended Battle Ground Academy where he competed for Coach Grey Carter ... Hobbies include swimming, fishing, hunting and traveling

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