Attila Kiraly
Attila Kiraly

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Arapad Csanadi

Height:
5-9

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
04/18/1990


As A Junior (2012-13): Set the school records in 200 backstroke and 400 IM ... Claimed the silver medal in the 400 IM at the Conference USA Invitational to earn all-league honors ... Finished 4th in the 200 IM and 200 backstroke ... Tallied 47 points at the C-USA Invitational ... Posted NCAA `B' cut times in the 200 backstroke and 400 IM ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Registered five first place finishes in the 200 backstroke during the dual meet season ... Also touched first in the 200 IM against Old Dominion ... Tallied 11 second or third place finishes in dual meet competition ... Selected as the team's Most Outstanding Male Swimmer ... Made the Dean's List in the fall semester and the Honor Roll in the spring ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades ... Named Honorable Mention Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.

As A Sophomore (2011-12): Won the 400 IM at the C-USA Invitational for the second straight season, setting the varsity record in the event and earning a NCAA `B' qualifying time ... Finished fifth at the C-USA Invitational in the 200 backstroke and seventh in the 200 IM ... Earned all-conference honors ... Scored 46 points during the C-USA Invitational ... Placed sixth in the 200 backstroke at the Nike Cup ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Recorded first-place finishes in the 200 backstroke versus NC State and Old Dominion as well as in the tri-meet with Campbell and William and Mary ... Posted individual victories in the 400 IM against Catawba and North Carolina ... Registered 16 top-3 finishes during dual meet competition (6 first-place, 6 runner-up, 4 third-place).

As A Freshman (2010-11): Joined the team in January ... Competed in four dual meets during the spring semester ... Tallied 54 points at the C-USA Invitational ... Captured the gold medal in the 400 IM at the C-USA Invitational, while winning a silver in the 200 backstroke and 200 IM ... Received all-conference honors in three events ... Set the ECU freshman record in the 200 back and the 200 and 400 IM ... Voted the team's Male Rookie-of-the-Year ... An NCAA `B' qualifier in the 400 IM.

High School/Club: Attended Arapad Csanadi High School ... European National Championship Qualifier ... Hungarian National Junior Champion ... Hungarian National Championship Finalist ... Hungarian National Championship Medalist ... Coached by Gabor Mago.

Personal: Pursuing a degree in public health with a minor in environmental science ... Born on April 18, 1990 ... Son of Gyula and Valeria Kiraly .... Has two older brothers, Zoltan and Peter.

Kiraly's Top Times
Event Time Year Meet In The ECU Record Books
400 IM 3:50.66 2013 C-USA Invitational First
200 Backstroke 1:46.79 2013 C-USA Invitational First
200 IM 1:49.40 2013 C-USA Invitational Second
100 Backstroke 49.76 2013 C-USA Invitational Third