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Caleb Tosh
Caleb  Tosh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Homeschooled

Event:
Butterfly

02/19/2016

Gamecocks Add Two More Records at SEC Championships

Trio of swimmers post record times on conference meet's fourth day

02/17/2016

Gamecocks Break Two More Records on Wednesday at SEC Championships

Mahmoud, Worrell set Carolina bests in the 500 free

02/15/2016

Gamecocks Set for SEC Championships

Conference titles to be decided Feb. 16-20 in Columbia, Mo.

01/30/2016

Gamecocks End Regular Season with Four More Wins

Women's team enters SEC Championships on six-dual winning streak

01/23/2016

Gamecocks Finish Quad Meet with Six Victories

Seniors honored prior to final home event


AWARDS/HONORS


  • 2015, 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016, 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

IN THE RECORD BOOK


  • 5th -- 200 butterfly
  • 9th -- 100 backstroke
  • 10th -- 100 butterfly
  • 1st -- 200 freestyle relay
  • 1st -- 200 medley relay
  • 5th -- 400 medley relay

2017 (JUNIOR)
  • Swam in six events as a junior (100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 freestyle)
  • Finished 21st in the 200 butterfly (1:44.91), 30th in the 100 butterfly (47.95) and 36th in the 50 freestyle (20.31) at the SEC Championships
  • Tallied 13 top-10 finishes throughout the regular season
  • Finished second, a season best, in the 200 butterfly at the Tennessee dual meet and the Duke dual meet

2016 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Swam in five events, primarily in the backstroke and butterfly
  • Made his first career SEC final when he finished 19th in the 200 butterfly (1:45.69)
  • Placed 36th in the 200 backstroke (1:49.55) and 43rd in the 100 butterfly (49.04) at the SEC Championships
  • Swam a 100 backstroke time trial at the SEC Championships, posting the seventh-best swim in school history, a 48.92
  • Won the 100 backstroke (52.32) at the FGCU Invite
  • Also grabbed a victory in the 200 butterfly (1:51.57) at the ECU Tri-Meet
  • Finished the season with five podium results and eight top-five swims

2015 (FRESHMAN)


  • Primarily competed in the backstroke and butterfly
  • Narrowly missed finals in the 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships finishing 26th with a personal record and of 1:47.16
  • Finished 40th in the 200 backstroke (1:48.28) and 47th in the 100 butterfly (49.72) with personal records in both events at the SEC Championships
  • Placed 8th overall in the 200 butterfly at the Virginia Tech Invitational, also finished 12th in the 100 backstroke (50.43), 16th in the 200 backstroke (1:52.31), 14th in the 200 IM (1:52.40) and 19th in the 100 butterfly (51.22)
  • Turned in a second-place finish against Queens and Wingate in the 200 butterfly
  • Placed third in the 200 butterfly and fifth in the 100 butterfly to open the season at Kentucky

PRE COLLEGE


  • Swam for First Coast High School
  • Won team MVP all four years
  • Holds the school record in every event he competed in
  • Three time state finalist and All-First Coast team selection

PERSONAL


  • Full name is Caleb Joseph Tosh
  • Born June 6, 1996
  • Parents are James and Karen Tosh
  • Father played baseball at Jacksonville University
  • Has two sisters, Abby and Rachel
  • Majoring in chemical engineering
Tosh's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 20.31 2/15/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
100 Freestyle 47.09 1/8/16 Duke Dual Columbia, S.C.
100 Backstroke 48.92t 2/20/16 SEC Championships Columbia, Mo.
200 Backstroke 1:48.28p 2/21/15 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.
100 Butterfly 47.95 2/16/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
200 Butterfly 1:44.91 2/17/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
200 IM 1:52.40 11/20/14 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.

! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split

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