Updated: April 15, 2013
General: Holds the school record in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:43.85 ... A member of the 800 freestyle relay team that holds the school record with a time of 6:26.80.
2012-13: Earned All-ACC Academic honors ... Competed at his first NCAA Championships, placing top 26 in both butterfly events ... Tallied 29 points at his first ACC Championships, placing seventh in the 100 butterfly and winning the silver in the 200 butterfly with a school record time of 1:43.85 ... Won the 200 butterfly at Virginia ... Placed second in the 200 freestyle, while winning the 200 butterfly against William & Mary ... Took first in the 200 butterfly and second in the 500 freestyle at NC State ... Won the 200 butterfly and placed third in the 500 freestyle against Tennessee ... Swam his first B cut time of his career at the H2Okie Fall Invitational, coming in second in the 200 butterfly ... Won the 200 butterfly, while placing third in the 500 freestyle and 400 IM at Georgia Tech ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly and 500 freestyle at Duke ... Won the 200 butterfly and placed third in the 500 freestyle at North Carolina ... Won the 200 butterfly and 500 freestyle in the season opener against VMI and Gardner-Webb.
2011-12: Swam a 'B' cut time and place second in the 200 butterfly, while placing third in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 200 freestyle at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Posted a fourth-place in the 1000 freestyle against Georgia Tech ... Finished second in the 200 butterfly at William & Mary ... Posted sixth-place finishes in the 400 IM and 1000 freestyle against Virginia ... Earned 55 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, finishing eighth in the 200 butterfly and 10th in the 200 and 500 freestyle ... Posted a third-place finish in the 500 and 1000 freestyle in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly and 500 freestyle in his collegiate debut against NC State.
Before Tech: A member of the Poseidon Swimming club team for the past 11 years … Earned All-Metro first team … Was team captain.
Personal: Morgan Bennett Latimer was born March 24, 1993 in Richmond, Va. ... Son of Wayne and Beth Latimer … Has two older brothers, Matt and Michael … Father, Wayne, lettered in football at Tech in 1973-75 … Majoring in business marketing.
Latimer's Career Best
|500 Freestyle: 4:28.28||1000 Freestyle: 9:37.73|
|1650 Freestyle: 15:57.30||200 Butterfly: 1:43.85*|
|400 IM: 3:57.36||100 Butterfly: 46.93|