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Men's Swimming



Ryan Koops
Ryan Koops

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Experience:
SR-4L


08/05/2014

Koops, Perez Receive American Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award

04/28/2014

Julian Fletcher Competes At Mesa Arena Grand Prix

The Grand Prix Concluded The 2013-14 Season For SMU

03/08/2014

SMU Competes On Final Day Of American Short Course Championships

Mustang Divers Are In Action On Monday At NCAA Zone D Diving Qualifications

03/06/2014

Mustangs Win 400-Yard Medley Relay On Day One Of American Short Course Championships

SMU Is Back In Action Tomorrow For Day Two Of The Championships

03/04/2014

Mustang Swimmers & Divers Set to Compete in Final Meets Prior to NCAA's

2013-14 (Sr.): American Athletic Conference Championship: Finished sixth in both the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team (Ramom Melo, Ziga Cerkovnik, Matt Roney) that placed second... American Short Course Championship: Was a member of the winning 400-yard medley team (Nicolai Hansen, Matas Andriekus, Ziga Cerkovnik)... Placed first both the 100-yard freestyle and the 400-yard freestyle relay (Ramom Melo, Justin Gibson, Matt Roney) in a dual meet at TCU... Placed seventh in the 50-yard freestyle, 11th in the 100-yard freestyle and 12th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Texas A&M Invitational... Placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle, fifth in the 100-yard freestyle and was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team (Matt Roney, Ziga Cerkovnik, Giedrius Andriunaitis) that placed first in a dual meet at LSU... Placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team (Matt Roney, Ramom Melo, Ziga Cerkovnik) that placed first in a dual meet vs. Texas A&M... HONORS: All-American Athletic Conference (200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay).

2012-13 (Jr.): NCAA Championship: Was a member of the 14th place 400-yard freestyle relay team (Nicolai Hansen, David Larsson, Mindaugas Sadauskas)... Conference USA Championship: Placed in the top five in four events including winning gold in the 400-yard freestyle relay (Hansen, Larsson, Sadauskas)... Finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke, fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle... American Short Course Championship: Finished first in the 200-yard medley relay (Hansen, Ramom Melo, Sadauskas) and sixth in the 50-yard freestyle... Placed first in the 400-yard freestyle relay (Hansen, Larsson, Sadauskas) at the Cougar Invitational... HONORS: All-America (400-yard freestyle relay).

2011-12 (So.): Conference USA Championship: Earned bronze in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle races and was a member of the winning 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relay teams... Finished second in the 100-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team in a dual meet versus Texas A&M... Finished second in the 100-yard freestyle, third in the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the top 200-yard freestyle relay, first-place 400-yard freestyle relay, second-place 200-yard medley relay, second-place 400-yard medley relay and third-place 800-yard freestyle relay teams at the Cougar Classic... Was a member of the winning 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relay teams at the Southwest Collegiate Plunge.

2010-11 (Fr.): Was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team that placed first and finished first in the 100-yard backstroke in a dual meet against Georgia... Helped the 400-yard freestyle relay team take second place at the Chesapeake Elite Meet... Was a part of the 400-yard freestyle relay team and the 200-yard freestyle relay that each finished third in the Southwest College Invite.

Top Times:
20.00 - 50-yard freestyle
43.94 - 100-yard freestyle
49.01 - 100-yard backstroke
1:53.16 - 200-yard backstroke

Prior to SMU: State champion in the 100m freestyle and the 50m freestyle... Record holder in the 100m freestyle at Central Catholic High School.

Personal: Biology major... Parents are Willis and Maureen Koops... Has one brother.

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