Daniel Carr is a competitive swimmer who represents the USA internationally.
High School (Cheyenne Mountain)
In high school, Carr was a member of the National Junior team. He swam the 100 and 200 backstroke at the 2016 Olympic trials on Omaha, and was ranked as SwimSwam’s #16 recruit in the high school class of 2017. On September 29, 2016, Carr announced his verbal commitment to swim for Cal.
As a freshman, Carr had an immediate impact. At his first PAC-12 championships, he scored in all 3 individual events, including 11th in the 200 IM (1:45.12), 7th in the 100 back (46.26), and 3rd in the 200 back (1:40.72). He also led off the the winning 200 and 400 medley relays. At NCAA’s, he scored individually in both the 100 (45.24, 11th) and 200 (1:39.29, 10th) backstrokes. He again led off both medley relays, the 400 placing 4th and the 200 placing 2nd and setting an American record.
Carr continued progressing through his sophomore year. At the PAC-12 championships, he notched placings of 2nd in the 100 back (45.64), 3rd in the 200 back (1:40.25), and 6th in the 200 IM (1:43.93). He also led the bears to repeat their championships titles in both medley relays. At NCAA’s, Carr scored in all 3 individual events, which included 11th in the 200 IM (1:42.42), 7th in the 100 back (45.21) after a highly uncommon re-swim, and 5th in the 200 back (1:39.33). He again led off both medley relays, which both finished 2nd overall.