|HIGH SCHOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Marquette Univ. H.S.|
2007-2008: Swam the seventh fastest 100 backstroke time ever in Valpo history (54.76) ... turned in the ninth best 200 back performance in school history (2:02.02) ... swam the team's second best 200 individual medley time of the season (2:05.20) ... posted Valpo's second best 100 breaststroke time of the year (1:04.25) ... also competed in the 50 freestyle ... voted team's Most Spirited Swimmer ... named to both the Horizon League's Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.
2006-2007: Posted the sixth fastest 100 backstroke time in school history (54.87) ... turned in the ninth quickest 200 back time at Valpo (2:02.24) ... ranks 10th all-time with a 2:02.11 mark in the 200 individual medley ... a member of the Mid-Continent Conference's All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.
2005-2006: Swam the team's second fastest 100 breast (1:03.14) time of the season as a rookie ... turned in a best time of 2:03.12 in the 200 individual medley at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships ... posted a best 24.49 in the 50 freestyle against UIC ... swam the 100 and 1000 freestyle, as well as the 400 IM and 200 breast ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Hilltoppers ... state qualifier in 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke, as well as two relay events ... member of 200 medley relay team that finished sixth in the state his junior year ... recipient of Scholar-Athlete award ... also ran cross country.
Personal: Kyle is the son of Jim and Cathy Verage ... major is classics ... born February 18, 1987.