Ryan Tucker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ramona, Calif.

High School:
Ramona HS '04

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 160

Event:
Sprint Free

Major:
American Studies

2005-06: Trained as a diver, but did not compete in a meet.

2004-05: Scored 10.0 points at Big West meet, advancing to consolations in 50 free (16th), 100 free (11th) and 100 fly (14th)... Also swam leadoff leg of 200 free relay and 400 free relay, both of which placed 4th... Anchored 6th-place 200 medley relay at conference... Competed at American Short Course Championships... Highest finish at national meet was 18th in 100 free.

RAMONA HS '04: Won five San Diego Section titles, including three straight in the 100 free... Also captured the 50 free in 2002 and 200 free relay in 2004... Selected as CIF-SDS Swimmer of the Year as a senior... Added All-Valley League and all-section honors in water polo, scoring 84 goals with 104 steals in 2004... Named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team... Also swam for North Coast Aquatics (San Diego).

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... American studies major... Parents are Stephen & Donna Tucker... Full name is Stephen Ryan Tucker, appears as Ryan Tucker, but often enters meets as Scott Tucker... Sports hero is Lance Armstrong, but pretended to be Wayne Gretzky as a youngster... Non-sports hero is AFI lead singer Davey Havok... An avid guitar player, hopes for a career as a professional musician.