|Hometown:||Santa Rosa, Calif.|
|College:||Santa Rosa JC|
At the Big West Championships (BWC), Hannis finished out his first season at Pacific on a strong note. In individual events Tyler had a pair of top-15 finishes in the preliminary heats of the 500 Free (4:39.86) and 100 Back (52.90). During the BWC Hannis also set personal best times in the 200 Free (1:40.44) and 200 Back (1:53.70)
Hannis attended Santa Rosa JC, where he was a two-time Big 8 All-Conference and All-American selection. In his freshmen season, he set the conference record in the 200 Back. While swimming for the Bear Cubs, Hannis helped guide the team to back-to-back Big 8 Conference titles from 2008-09.
Tyler graduated from Santa Rosa High School in Santa Rosa, Calif., where he earned three varsity letters in cross country and four letters in swimming
Tyler Hannis was born in Santa Rosa, Calif., and he is the son of Michael and Terry Hannis. He has one younger brother, Cory, and one younger sister, Molly. In his free time he enjoys listening to music, playing racquet ball, hanging with friends and longboarding.