James E. Taylor High School’s Albert Riley has committed to swim for Texas A&M University. Riley graduated from Taylor High School in May. He was coached by Rick Barker at Taylor and Clayton Cagle at Cypress-Fairbanks Swim Team in Cypress.
Riley is an eight-time All-America selection. At the Texas State meet in March 2011, he placed third in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 20.79 second and fourth in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 45.05 seconds, breaking school records in both events. At the Regionals meet in February, he set a meet record in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 45.44 seconds. He finished in the top 30 at the December 2010 Junior Short Course Nationals in multiple events with times of 21.20 seconds in the 50-meter freestyle, 46.36 seconds in the 100-meter freestyle, and 1:40.39 in the 200-meter freestyle.
Riley was selected as the Taylor High School Athlete of the year
for 2010-2011 and Katy ISD District Swimmer of the Year 2011. He is the son of Albert and Carrie Riley and plans on pursuing a degree in accounting and finance at A&M.
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