Tyler Champagne
Tyler Champagne
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Orange, Conn.
High School: Amity Regional
Position: Distance Free

Captain … distance Free … 2009 graduate of Amity Regional High School who is majoring in accountancy, with a minor in psychology … holds the school record in the 500 free (4:47.65, set last February) and has a share of the record in the 800 free relay (7:11.76, set in Feb. 2010) … on Bentley’s all-time lists, also ranks second in the 1000 free (10:03.83) and 1650 free (17:08.45), and third in the 200 free (1:46.18) … 2011-12 Season: during the NEISDA Championships, was second in both the 1000 free and the 1650 free, and was third in the 500 free … also helped Falcons to third in 800 free relay … was sixth in the 200 free, seventh in the 1650 free and 10th in the 500 free at the Northeast-10 Championships … also part of 800 free relay team that placed fourth … 2010-11 Season: was the runner-up in the 1000 at the NEISDA Championships, and was also third in the 500 free and fourth in 1650 … in addition, earned a silver in the 800 and 400 free relays … had two eighth-place finishes (500 free, 1650 free) and one tenth (200 free) at the Northeast-10 Championships, where he also was part of relays that finished fourth (800 free) and sixth (400 free) … 2009-10 Season: finished third in both the 500 and 1000, and fourth in the 1650, during the NEISDA Championships … also helped Falcons to third in the 800 free relay … during the NE-10’s, was fifth in the 1650, seventh in the 500 and 10th in the 200 free … best relay finish was fourth in the 800 free … received NE-10 Freshman of the Week honors three consecutive weeks (Jan. 12, 19, 26) … Before Bentley: earned All-State honors in the 500 free … high school team captain and 2009 team MVP … also swam for Hopkins Mariners and Hamden Hall Aquatic Club … Personal: age as of Nov. 1: 21 … son of Rick and Shelley Champagne … has one sister, Colby (18) … team’s SAAC representative.