- Billy Silva
- Gainesville, Fla.
- P.K. Yonge
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
200 Free: 1:43.45 (2012 Ohio State Invitational)
500 Free: 4:26.33 (2013 Bulldog Invitational)
1000 Free: 9:05.97 (Tennessee, 2/1/13)
1650 Free: 15:21.41(2012 Bulldog Invitational)
400 IM: 3:49.64 (2014 Bulldog Invitational)
200 Free: 1:56.50 (2013 Santa Clara PC)
400 Free: 3:57.86 (2013 US Open Championships)
1500 Free: 15:30.89(2013 US Open Championships)
200 Fly: 2:09.57 (2013 Southern Zone South Sectionals)
200 IM: 2:17.48 (2012 GSC Summer Invitational)
400 IM: 4:26.28 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)
Competed in three events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California and captured one personal-best time… Participated in the 2012 Olympic Team Trials in the 400 free, 1500 free and 400 IM.
Finished runner-up in the 400-yard individual medley at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet in a time of 3:51.17… Posted a season-low times in the 500-yard freestyle (4:29.34) and the 1650-yard freestyle (15:34.69) at the Ohio State Invitational… Competed at multiple dual meets throughout the regular season for UF… Honors: 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Notched a top-10 finish at the All-Florida Invitational as he placed sixth in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:57.04… Earned multiple top-5 finishes during dual meets and invitational competition throughout the regular season… Honors: 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Placed first in the 500-yard freestyle (4:34.04) and second in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:19.77) in a dual meet against Florida Atlantic… Notched a pair of top-10 finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational as he placed eighth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:31.63) and 10th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:52.58)… Made his collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational.
Prior to Florida:
Named a NISCA High School All-American as he finishes runner-up in the 500 free at the 2010 Florida State Championship meet… Rated a five-star recruit by Swimming World Magazine as he was one of the nation’s top distance swimmers… His high school swim team was created as a result of Silva’s potential… Trained with the Gator Swim Club under head coach Chris Oliver.
Coach Troy on Billy:
“Billy, a local athlete, has been key to our distance training group.”