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?)
2014 Getting to Know Archive