Columbia Men's Swimming/Diving BIO
 Taylor Seidel

2010-11: Scored points for Columbia at the 2011 ECAC Championships in four different events … member of the 800 free relay squad that finished sixth overall … qualified for the championship finals of the 400 IM, placing seventh with a time of 4:02.65 … qualified for the consolation finals of the 200 back (10th- 1:52.65) and the 200 butterfly (11th – 1:54.34). 

At Mercer Island: Earned four varsity letters in swimming … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … named all-district and all-state his junior and senior year, named all-King’s county his sophomore year … member of four-time state championship team … also swam for the Mercerwood Shore Club.

Personal:
Architecture major ... son of Jill and Bob Seidel … father, Bob, played squash at Dartmouth … grandfather, Robert, graduated with an MBA from Columbia in 1949 … National Honors Society President … editor of his high school’s literary magazine and photography editor of the school paper … Washington State’s Principal’s Scholar.

Position: Back/IM
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island
College: CC