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Mykala Arnold

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Birmingham, Mich.
high school
Seaholm HS

Top Times

100 Back – 54.81

100 Fly – 56.14

200 Back – 1:58.52

200 IM – 2:04.90

200 Free – 1:51.47


Placed 18th in the 100 back (57.81) and 17th in the 50 free (27.16) at the Auburn Invite…raced in the 200 free (1:56.57) and 100 back and turned in the top time in the 100 back at 58.22 against UIW…tied for third in the 50 free (24.65)  against FAU…competed in the 200 back (2:05.06) vs. GT and Pitt…swam the 100 back (57.820 and 200 back (2:04.72) vs. Arizona State…posted a time of 59.00 in the 100 back vs. No. 10 UF.


Finished seventh in the 100 back at 56.16 at the Auburn Invite…placed seventh in the 200 back (2:01.49)…competed in the 200 IM (2:10.21) 100 back (57.85) and 200 back (2:03.64) at the GT Invite….was selected as the Coaches’ Award winner at the end of the year awards banquet…member of the ACC Honor Roll

At Georgia Southern

Set three Georgia Southern records in individual events as a freshman in the 200 IM (2:04.90 13th place), 100 Back (sixth place), and 200 Back (third place) at the CCSA Championships…was a member of two school record breaking relay events in the 400 Medley Relay (3:45.18) and 800 Free Relay (7:26.11)…secured two NCAA B cuts in 100 Back (54.81) and 200 Back (1:58.52)…Named to the CCSA All-Academic team…named to the President’s List for the fall and spring semesters.

High School

A four-year letter winner under coach Karl Hodgson at Seaholm High School…coached by Bill Thompson for Motor City Aquatics…received Academic All-American recognition.


Born Oct. 29, 1997…daughter of Alysse and Jim Arnold…has two older siblings, Sam and Alex.