South Carolina places 48 on the league's honor roll, tying Alabama and Florida for the most
Gamecocks place 37 swimmers, four divers in Friday's finals
2010-11 - Walked on the swim team in August...Swam three events in an exhibition role at SEC Championships...Posted 21.04 in 50 free; fourth-best by a Gamecock this year... Top 100 fly time is 49.62, third-best Carolina time of the year...Posted 46.67 in 100 free...All top times came at SEC Championships...Swam butterfly leg on winning 200 medley relay team vs. East Carolina (1:34.93)...Runner-up in 100 fly at ECU.
2009-10 - Enrolled at South Carolina but did not compete on the swim team.
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from A.C. Flora High School...Coach was Chris Lyons...Team captain...Was a member of the all-state team three times...Club team is Palmetto Aquatics...Named a scholastic All-American...Helped team to the state title in the 400 medley relay...Made three junior national cuts and one senior national cut...Earned Mr. Palmetto Award and Eye of the Tiger Award.
PERSONAL - Born August 2, 1990, in Columbia, S.C....Parents are Rodney and Sally Metts...Has two brothers, McDavid and Lee, and a sister, Jane...Has not declared a major...Chose South Carolina because of the business school and the coaching staff.
|Metts' Top Times|
|50 free||21.04||2/17/11||SEC Championships||Gainesville, Fla.|
|100 free||46.67||2/19/11||SEC Championships||Gainesville, Fla.|
|100 fly||49.62||2/18/11||SEC Championships||Gainesville, Fla.|