Getting to Know: Tyler Sowell

Tyler Sowell

Tyler Sowell
Aug. 20, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior swimmer Tyler Sowell.

NAME: Tyler Sowell

HOMETOWN: San Antonio, Texas

MAJOR: 
Mechanical Engineering

DESCRIBE COACH WENDER: 
Relentless and willing to do what’s necessary to win.

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Tim Duncan

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
Army

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO FACING: 
Navy

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
CLDT, CTLT in Hawaii, an AIAD in Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Insert training)

TO RELAX, I:
Swim

FAVORITE MEAL:
Hawaiian or California Dreamin pizza from Foodies

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: 
Puerto Rico

MY IPOD HAS:
the Rend Collective

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
Singing the Army song with all my buddies

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
Challenging myself day in and day out. To the point of when I lay my head on the
pillow I’m entirely exhausted and never have trouble sleeping.

DESCRIBE ARMY SWIMMING:
Tough

WHAT SWIMMER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014:  
Scott Von Jouanne

WHO IS THE STRONGEST SWIMMER ON TEAM:  
Dion Hart

WHO IS THE FASTEST SWIMMER ON TEAM:
Chris Szekely

WHO IS THE FUNNIEST SWIMMER ON TEAM:
Pierre Archambeau

WHICH SWIMMER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
Nicolas Bergstein

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO SWIM AGAINST AND WHY: Air Force, just to foster that competition between all service academies.

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 0 (what’s twitter?)

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