Tommy Thetford
Tommy Thetford
Height: 6-1
Weight: 192
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: The Altamont

2017-18: Three-year letterwinner for the Generals.

2016-17: Garnered First Team All-ODAC honors after winning the ODAC title in the 100 (45.72) and 200 (1:40.68) free at the ODAC Championships (2/10-12) … selected as the ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year … earned CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-America accolades for the second-straight year.

2015-16: Won the NCAA Division III National Championship in the 100-yard freestyle (43.41) and 200-yard freestyle (1:36.87), both of which are school and ODAC records … placed second in the 50-yard freestyle (19.65) at NCAA's … earned First Team All-America accolades … selected as ODAC Swimmer of the Year and earned First Team All-ODAC honors … claimed the 50 free (19.85) at the ODAC Championship (2/12-14) with an NCAA "A" cut time and a meet record … posted NCAA "B" cuts in winning the 100 free (43.95) and 200 free (1:37.76), which were also new meet records … member of the 200 free relay (1:22.38), 400 free relay (3:03.82), 200 medley relay (1:31.79) and 400 medley relay (3:23.90) teams that all took first and set new school, ODAC and meet records… named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team squad for a second straight year … garnered CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-America laurels.

2014-15: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle … earned First Team All-America accolades in the 100-yard freestyle and set a new school record (44.44) and in the 50-yard freestyle (20.17) at the NCAAs (3/18-21) … was selected as the ODAC Rookie of the Year … garnered First Team All-ODAC honors after claiming and posting a NCAA B cut in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.47 at the ODAC Championships (2/13-15) … also won the 100-yard freestyle (45.90) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:43.62) at ODACs …  competed on the 200-yard freestyle relay squad that set a new ODAC and meet record with a time of 1:23.39 for first place at the conference championships … was also a member of the 400-yard medley relay quartet that set a new school, ODAC and meet record and posted at NCAA B cut (3:24.14) at ODACs … was also named to the CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team squad.

High School: Earned five varsity letters in swimming and six varsity letters in indoor and outdoor track at The Altamont … won the indoor state championship as a sophomore in the pole vault … won the 50 and 100 freestyle for the South Eastern Swimming Conference in the senior division … was a member of the Junior National Honor Society, National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

Personal: ODAC All-Academic honoree and W&L Scholar-Athlete … also a member of ODK and a founding member of the Phi Society  … mathematics major.