Paul Young
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    Paul Young

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lakeville, MN

    High School:
    Lakeville North

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Back/IM

    2009-10 Highlights: All-Mountain West Conference in the 200 backstroke ... clocked a time of 1:48.05 in the 200 back at the MWC Championships for the sixth-fastest time in school history ... also swam the team's second-fastest 100 back time of the season (50.97), which is the ninth-fastest in school history ... also swam the 100 free, 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM in meets last season ... MWC all-academic.

    High School: Lettered two years in swimming for coach Dan Schneider ... state champion in the 100 backstroke ... qualified for the Olympic Trials ... swam for the Black Dog club team, coached by Alfred O'Neill ... graduated summa cum laude.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 33 ... son of Paul and Ruth Young ... has two siblings, Christen and Ryan ... major is biology ... hobbies include hunting, coin collecting and farming ... favorite movie is The Patriot ... person in history he'd like to meet is Albert Einstein ... favorite athlete is Lenny Krayzelburg, because "he was a backstroke god" ... if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Wipeout ... if he could trade places with any of his teammates for a day, it would be Sean O'Keefe, because "he is my idol."

    Inside Men's Swimming