Taryn Toolson Lewis Athlete Profile

Taryn Toolson Lewis

Positions: Freestyle, Breaststroke Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009-2013 Hometown: Alpine, UT Last School: Lone Peak High School

Personal

  • Parents are Andy and Holly Toolson
  • Her father, Andy is a BYU Hall of Fame Inductee who played basketball for the Cougars and played professionally for the Utah Jazz and in Europe
  • Majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in TESOL
  • Married CJ Lewis in Aug. 2012
  • Graduated from Lone Peak HS with honors
  • Also participated in track and field, orchestra and choir
  • Four-year letterwinner in track and field
  • Serves as a member of the Cougar Council representing all BYU student-athletes

Before BYU

  • HIGH SCHOOL: Holds various Lone Peak High School records
  • Multiple region records, region champion in the 50 free all four years of high school
  • Three-time state champion in the 50 free, 100 breast and 200 free relay
  • All-American consideration
  • Top times: 50 free (23.98), 100 free (53.8), 100 breast (1:07.3), 200 breast (2:27.01)
  • CLUB: Hilltop Aquatic Swim Team under former BYU assistant coach Dee Loose

2009-2010 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in ten meets of the season for the Cougars
  • Ranked second on the team in the 50 free with a time of 23.10 earning her the spot as third all-time best in BYU history
  • Ranked fourth for the Cougars in the 100 free
  • Placed third in the 50 free with at time of 23.10 at the Swimming and Diving Championships
  • Named to the all-conference team for her performance in the 50 free
  • Received the MWC Academic All-Conference award
  • Ranked fifth in the conference overall her time in the 50 free (23.10)

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in all ten meets for the Cougars
  • Placed sixth in the 50 free at the MWCC placed first with team in the 200 free relay, placed ninth in the 100 breast, placed 11th in the 100 free, placed third with team in the 400 free relay
  • Earned All-Conference recognition for her performances in the 50 free (22.93), 200 free relay (1:31.05) and 400 free relay (3:20.04)
  • Ranked eighth in the conference for the 50 free as well as the 100 breast
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 50 free and 50 breast and third for the 100 free and 100 breast
  • Tallied ten first-place finishes during the season

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Competed in eight dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied four first-place finishes during the season
  • Received the Academic All-Conference award
  • Named to the All-Conference team
  • Ranked first for the Cougars in the 50 free (23.07), second in the 100 free (51.11) and third in the 100 breast (1:03.95)
  • At MPSF placed fifth in the 50 free, ninth in the 100 free, 11th in the 100 breast, placed second with team in the 200 free relay, placed third with team in the 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • Competed in 11 events for the Cougars
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • At MPSF meet, placed second in the 200 Free Relay (1:31.97), third in the 200 Medley Relay (1:41.09), 14th in the 100 Free (51.84), 16th in the 50 Free (23.75) and 17th in the 100 Breast (1:04.11) 
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 50 free (23.76) against Oregon State
  • Ranked second on the team in the 100 Breast (1:04.11), fourth in the 50 Free (23.50) and fifth in the 100 Free (51.67)