Honoree

Fred Tyler

AWARDS

IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2016)
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 200-M-Freestyle
Finish: 5th
Olympians (1972)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Munich
Event: 800-m Freestyle Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist

BIOGRAPHY

Men's Swimming
A 15-time All-America selection and four-time NCAA champion, Fred Tyler helped lead the Hoosiers to the overall NCAA team championship in 1973 and four Big Ten team championships. Tyler was a five-time Big Ten champion, winning the 200 IM three straight years from 1974-76 while also winning the 200 butterfly in 1974 and 1976. Tyler was a 1972 Olympian for Team USA, winning gold on the 800 freestyle relay and placing fifth overall in the 200 freestyle.