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Player Profiles



Tim                                Squires
Tim
Squires
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Buckhannon, W.Va.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Sport: Men's Swimming
Position: Sprint Free

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013-14
  • Emerged as the top freestyle swimmer over the course of the season
  • Placed 27th at the NCAA Championship in the 50 free
  • Placed 36th at the NCAA Championship in the 100 free
  • Placed 20th at the NCAA Championship as a member of the 200 free relay (1:18.67)
  • Placed 29th at the NCAA Championship as a member of the 400 free relay (2:58.46)
  • Placed 27th at the NCAA Championship as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:27.58)
  • Named the Most Outstanding Men’s Swimmer of the Meet at the Big 12 Championships
  • Named to the All-Big 12 First Team (50 free, 100 free)
  • Won the 50 and 100 free with school-record and NCAA “B” cut times of 19.32 and 42.92, respectively, at the Big 12 Championships
  • Set a new school-record at the Big 12 Championships as a member of the 200 free relay and earned a NCAA “A” cut time of 1:17.87
  • Set a new school-record as a member of the 200 medley relay at the Big 12 Championships and earned a NCAA “B” cut time of 1:26.59
  • Set a new school-record as a member of the 400 free relay and earned a NCAA “B” cut time of 2:55.10 at the Big 12 Championships
  • Set a new school-record at the Big 12 Championships as a member of the 400 medley relay and earned a NCAA “B” cut time of 3:11.11
  • Scored five individual wins throughout the regular season with three coming in the 50 free and two in the 100 free at the Big 12 Championships

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Redshirted

At West Virginia in 2011-12

  • Earned All-Big East honors in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay
  • Member of the third-place 400 free relay (2:56.20) and 200 free relay (1:19.08), fourth-place 400 medley relay (3:13.53), and finished fourth in the 100 free (44.10) and sixth in the 50 free (20.04) at the Big East Championships
  • Swam to a first-place finish in the 50 free (20.50) and second place in the 100 free (45.98) at Maryland, and also was a member of the first place 200 free relay (1:22.71) and second place 200 medley relay (1:32.26)
  • Took first in the 50 free (20.69) and 100 free (45.66) and was a member of the first-place 200 medley relay (1:32.33) against Pitt
  • Finished 82nd in the 50 free (24.07) and 83rd in the 100 free (52.52) at the AT&T Winter Nationals
  • Placed first in the 50 free (20.42), fourth in the 100 free (45.10) and was a member of the first-place 200 free relay (1:20.92) and 400 free relay (3:00.03) at the Pitt Invitational
  • Took first in the 50 free (20.76) and second in the 100 free (46.19) against Cincinnati and Villanova
  • Member of the first-place 400 free relay (3:03.65) against Penn State, and swam to a first-place finish in the 50 free (20.82) and third place in the 100 free (46.61)

At West Virginia in 2010-11

  • Member of the second-place 200 medley relay (1:27.99), 200 free relay (1:20.12), 400 medley relay (3:13.63) and 400 free relay (2:57.77) at the Big East Championships, while also finishing second in the 50 free (20.05) and 11th in the 100 free (44.92)
  • Member of the first-place 200 medley relay (1:32.06) and the 200 free relay (1:23.63), while also placing first in the 50 free (20.72) and the 100 free (46.35) against Maryland
  • Individually, finished third in the 100 free (46.78), while also finishing first in the 200 medley relay (1:32.04) and second in the 400 free relay (3:06.48) at Pitt
  • Finished third in the 50 free (21.93) at UC Santa Barbara
  • Member of the third-place 200 free relay (1:22.38) and fifth-place 200 medley relay (1:31.66) at the Nike Cup Invitational, while also finishing 12th in the 50 free (20.84) and the 100 free (46.38)
  • Individually, took first in the 50 free (21.27) and second in the 100 free (47.55), while also finishing first in the 200 medley relay (1:33.89) at Cincinnati
  • Took first in the 50 free (20.75) at Louisville
  • Began his career with a first-place finish in the 50 free (21.09) and second place in the 100 free (47.07) against Penn State, while also placing first in the 400 free relay (3:03.68)

In High School

  • Three-time all-state swimmer at Buckhannon-Upshur High
  • Member of the all-region team in each of his four years
  • Holds school records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay
  • Conference swimmer of the year in 2010
  • NISCA High School All-American
  • Holds the state record in the 50 free and 100 free
  • Three-time state champion in the 100 free and two-time state champion in the 50 free
  • Finished first in the 50 free and 100 free at the 2010 YMCA National Long Course Swimming Championships
  • Set a new national record with a time of 23.15 in the 50 free

Personal

  • Son of Duwane and Tappan Squires
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Brother Will swims at West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Birthday is Jan. 10
  • Majoring in athletic coaching education
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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