Junior: Set new school record in the 100 back at the Big Ten Championships, finishing in a time of 49.19?member of the 200 medley relay school-record setting team?also set personal-best time in the 50 back (22.59) at the Big Ten Championships.
Pre-MSU: Two-year letterwinner at Iowa State...competed in the 100 back at the Big 12 Championships...swam for two years for the Swedish Junior National team...competed at the Youth Olympic Days and European Junior Nationals.
Personal: Born July 6, 1980...son of Christer and Ewa Sunryd...a supply chain management major.
Sunryd?s Lifetime Bests
50 Back: 22.59 ? 100 Back: 49.19 ? 200 Back: 1:51.32
Coach Lutz says: ?Karl is a huge factor in our sprint medley relay. He?s our school record holder in the 100 backstroke. Last year, he dislocated his shoulder just before the Big Tens, but still did pretty well. So, if he can stay healthy, he?s going to go a lot faster than what we?ve seen.?