Tanner Yaw
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Palmyra, PA
High School: Palmyra

2018-19: Competed in his junior season with the Penn State Altoona men's swimming program...was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week on Jan. 21, 2019...in the AMCC Championships, swam in the 'A' finals for the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay, 400 Yard Medley Relay, 200 Yard Medley Relay, and 400 Yard Freestyle Relay events...also competed in the individual 'A' finals for the 100 and the 200 Yard Butterfly swims...earned a spot on the AMCC Academic All-Conference Team as a Peak Performer.

2017-18: Was named Penn State Altoona's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year...earned a spot on the Eastern College Athletic Conference's President's Honor Roll...set a new Penn State Altoona men's swimming team record in the 400 Yard I.M., when he finished in 4:38.07 during the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships on February 16, 2018...competed in 'A' cut finals for the 200 and 400 Yard Freestyle Relay and the 200 and 400 Yard Medley Relay events during the AMCC Championships.

High School: Four-sport varsity athlete at Palmyra High School...was a four-year letter winner in soccer, swimming, and track & field...two-year letter winner in volleyball...was a two-year co-captain on his soccer and swimming teams...one-year co-captain on the volleyball team...two-year All-County selection for Lebanon County...qualified for districts in District III for two years in volleyball, three years in soccer, and four years in swimming...qualified for PIAA states four years in swimming...was a Mid Penn Conference qualifier four years for swimming...graduated with honors, recording a 3.80 GPA...Kiwanis Student-Athlete of the Year...won the Cougar Club Award for sports achievement, character, and leadership...member of the National Honor Society and earned the National Honor Society Leadership Award.

Personal: Son of Lori and Dana Yaw...majoring in Accounting...transferred into Penn State Altoona as a freshman from Wesley College...also plays for the varsity men's volleyball team at Penn State Altoona, and was a member of the 2017 squad that won the North Eastern Athletic Conference and Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships to earn a berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament...is the starting goalkeeper for the Penn State Altoona varsity men's soccer team...is a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council...named to the Dean's List.