Women's Swimming

 

  Taryn Prout
Taryn Prout

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Springfield, Mass.

High School:
Saint Mary HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Free/Back

Birthdate:
07/02/1987


General: Ranks eighth all-time at UMass in the 1650 free (17:52.35), ninth in the 200 back (2:09.82), 10th in the 1000 free (10:44.03) and 10th in the 100 back (1:00.07).

2008-09 (Senior): Finished seventh in the 200 back (2:22.28) at Fordham (1/31) ... Notched four sixth-place finishes in a weekend of home meets: 200 free and 500 free against Colgate (1/25), and 1000 free and 200 back against Boston College (1/24) ... Finished seventh in the 1000 free (11:09.65) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16-17) ... Notched two more fifth-place finishes in the 200 back (2:20.78) and the 200 free (2:05.60) at Binghamton (11/8) ... Finished fifth in the 1000 free (11:16.30) and the 200 back (2:18.99) against Stony Brook (11/1) ... Placed fourth in the 200 free (2:03.60) at home against Army (10/25) ... Helped the 400 free relay team to a second-place finish at BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Junior): Placed fifth in the 1000 free (11:05.27) and ninth in the 500 free (5:28.15) while helping the 400 free relay team to a seventh-place (3:54.42) finish at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... Was a member of the 12th place 800 free relay (8:00.34) team at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

2006-07 (Sophomore): Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 member ... At the A-10 Championships (2/21-24) took 15th in the 500 free (5:12.40), 14th in the 1,650 free (18:00.45), 19th in the 200 back (2:12.71), and swam the third leg of the second-place 800 free relay ... Swam her top time in the 1,650 free at the Terrier Invitational (11/19) ... Posted her season-best time in the 1,000 free (10:50.48) to win the event.

2005-06 (Freshman): Given the team's Spike Award ... At the A-10 Championships (2/18) finished 13th overall in the 1,650 free (17:52.35) which was the sixth fastest time in UMass history ... Also took 16th in the 200 back at the A-10 meet ... Her prelim time in the 200 back (2:09.82) is the eighth best time in school history ... Posted her top time of 5:11.63 in the 500 free at the Brown Invitational (12/2) ... Had her top time in the 1,000 free (10:44.03) - the ninth-fastest mark in school history - at Army (11/18).

Before UMass: A 2005 graduate of Saint Mary High School ... Did not swim for the Saints as they had no program ... Swam for the Aquabears Club Team ... Played two years on the soccer team ... Vice-President of the National Honor Society ... Class Salutatorian.

Personal: Taryn Elizabeth Prout ... Born July 2, 1987 in Springfield, Mass. ... Daughter of Michael and Patricia Prout ... Has two siblings: Cullivan and Michael, Jr., who is a member of the UMass men's swim team ... Majoring in History.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Army 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
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