Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team
At Michigan ... Two-time NCAA All-American (2013: 1,650-yard freestyle; 2011: 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Four-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2013: 500-yard freestyle; 2012: 1,650-yard freestyle; 2011: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... Big Ten champion (2012: 500-yard freestyle) ... Three-time All-Big Ten selection ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011-13) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2010-13) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American (2013) ... Big Ten co-Swimmer of the Week (11/16/10).
Senior (2012-13) ... NCAA All-American (1,650-yard freestyle) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (500-yard freestyle) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... CSCAA Scholar All-American ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championships Meets... Took sixth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:49.05), 16th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:22.99) and 45th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.64)at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ... finished third in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:51.59), 15th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:23.03) and 32nd in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.64) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle and third in the 200-yard freestyle at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... took second in both the 500-yard freestyle and 1,000-yard freestyle vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... took second in the 500-yard freestyle and ninth in both the the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly at the SMU Classic (Jan. 18-19) ... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... set U.S. record (for 20-yard pool length) in the 500-yard freestyle against EMU (Jan. 11) ... finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle and fifth in the 500-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... made season debut at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26), finishing third in the 1,000-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle.
Junior (2011-12) ... Big Ten champion (500-yard freestyle) ...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ...U-M Academic Achievement Award ... All-Big Ten (first team) ... Championship Meets ...Captured Big Ten title in the 500-yard freestyle with a 4:15.12, and followed the performance with a third-place finish in the mile with a time of 14:45.23 at the 2012 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22) ... Clocked a 14:54.63 in the mile at the 2012 NCAA Championships (March 22) to take 15th and earn NCAA honorable mention All-American status ... Added a time of 1:35.81 in the 200-yard freestyle to place ninth overall at the Big Ten Championships ... Regular Season ... Swam a 3:53.72 in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2012 Indianapolis Grand Prix (March 29), and a 23.82 in the 50-meter freestyle ...Touched the wall with a time of 9:15.94 in the 1,000-yard freestyle against Indiana (Jan. 7).
Sophomore (2010-11) ... NCAAAll-American (800-yard freestyle relay) ... Honorable Mention All-American (500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... All-Big Ten second team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Championships Meets ... Placed ninth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:17.29), 16th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:03.31) and 30th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:36.38) and swam on the sixth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 24-26) ... Placed second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:52.09), third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:19.78 final, 4:19.01 prelim) and sixth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:36.22) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ... Recorded NCAA consideration times in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.06) and 1,650-yard freestyle (15:11.36) and swam a career best 100-yard freestyle (46.03) at USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 2-4) ... named Big Ten co-Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 16) after posting the fastest collegiate times in the 500- (4:26.87) and 1,650-yard (15:26.87) freestyle at the USA Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov. 12-14).
Freshman (2009-10) ... All-Big Ten second team ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Championship Meets ... Made NCAA Championships debut, finishing 20th in 1,650-yard freestyle (15:05.37), 30th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:21.63) and 42nd in the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.98) (March 26-28) ... Finished runner-up in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:57.11) and eighth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:22.28 finals, 4:20.14 prelims) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Regular Season ... Placed fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:14.14) and 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.23) at the Short Course Nationals (Dec. 3-5) ... Won the 500-yard freestyle (4:38.54) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:11.67) against Oakland (Nov. 13) ... Finished runner-up in 1,000-yard freestyle against Toronto (Oct. 23) ... Member of winning 1,000-yard freestyle relay pairing at the Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).
National/International ... 2013 World University Games (USA) ...Named to Team USA for 2012 FINA Short Course World Championships ... Placed fifth in the 400-meter freestyle (3:49.25), eighth in the 1,500-meter freestyle (15:10.55), 26th in the 200-meter butterfly (2:00.90), and 27th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:50.45) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ...2008 Olympic Trial qualifier in 1500-meter freestyle ... Member of 2009 National junior team (2009) ... Won 10K open water swim and placed third in 1500-meter freestyle at 2009 Junior Pan Pacific Championship.
Prep ... Rye High School (2009) ... National Honor Society, National Music Honor Society ... 2009 High Honor Roll ... Honor Roll (2006-08) ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Lon Edison award winner ... Five-time All-America honoree ... Journal NewsAthlete of the Year and Swimmer of the Year (2008) ... Two-time state champion in 500-yard freestyle ... Helped Rye to a second place finish at 2009 state championships, finishing third in 200-yard free and second in 400-yard free relay ... Holds state record in 500-yard free ... Four-time state qualifier in 500 free.
Personal ... Enrolled in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business ... business major ... Birthday is October 12, 1991 ... Brother, Daniel, currently swims at Binghamton ... Sister, Caroline, played basketball at Marist.