Gomez claims two victories during his final meet at McCoy Natatorium
LION CAREER 2012-13: Was one of Penn State's top competitors in the butterfly events ... Competed in the 100 and 200 butterfly and the 100 backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13) and swam the 200 backstroke and 200 IM during the season ... Turned in a personal-best time of 1:47.90 in the 200 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships, qualifying for the NCAA "B" standard ... The time was the second fastest on the team for the season ... Finished the 100 backstroke at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 48.49, hitting the NCAA "B" qualifying mark and setting a new personal record ... Swam the second-best time on the team at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 butterfly, finishing in 48.90, a career-best time. Posted a personal record in the 200 backstroke by finishing in 1:53.66 in the meet vs. Navy (1/26/13).
BEFORE PENN STATE 2011-12 (at Maryland): Boasted top five times for Maryland in the 100 backstroke with a time of 49.61, the 100 butterfly, finishing in 49.15, the 200 butterfly, touching the wall in 1:49.22 and the 400 IM with a time of 4:25.34 ... Competed in the 2012 ACC Championships ... Took 20th in the 100 fly with a mark of 49.15 ... Also finished 20th in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 49.61 and 15th in the 200 butterfly, recording a mark of 1:49.56 ... Touched the wall fifth in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.31, and fifth in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 50.84), and sixth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.30 at the Terp Cup.
Swam for four seasons at Seton Hall Prep under head coach Randy Schweitzer ... Two-time team captain and team MVP ... Helped the Pirates compile a 61-7 record in four seasons ... 2011 Cullen Jones Award, Star-Ledger Essex County Swimmer of the Year ... Five-time Conference record holder and 10-time school record holder ... Six-time first team All-SEC Conference and 12-time first team All-Essex County ... Swam club for Somerset Hills YMCA under head coach Peter Barry for five seasons ... Two-time Scholastic All-American ... Short Course and Long Course USA Swimming Junior National Qualifier.
Kyle Johnson Madley was born September 18, 1992 in Madison, N.J. to Peter Madley and Gail Johnson ... Comes from a long line of accomplished swimmers at Seton Hall Prep ... A distant relative of President John Adams ... Majoring in psychology.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State for the great mix of academics and athletics. It is a school that will challenge me both in and out of the pool. Also, the coaches and team are all extremely motivated towards taking this team to the highest level it can go."