Men's Swimming & Diving Stays First after Day Three of Big Tens
At Michigan ... NCAA All-American (2012: 200-yard medley relay) ... NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (2012: 200-yard freestyle relay) ... Big Ten champion (2012: 200-yard medley relay) ... All-Big Ten (2012) ... Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012-13) ...Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011-13) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2013) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011-13).
Senior (2012-13) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets... Took 10th in the 100-yard butterfly (47.94), 11th in the 50-yard freestyle (19.96) and 19th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Finished third in the 100-yard breaststroke and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... finished third in the 50-yard freestyle, fourth in the 100-yard backstroke and fourth in the 100-yard butterfly vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... took fourth in the 200-yard IM against Purdue (Jan. 12) ... finished second in the 50-yard freestyle and 11th in the 100-yard butterfly at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... made season debutat Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26), tying for second in the 50-yard freestyle and swimming on two relays.
Junior (2011-12) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ...Championship Meets ... Part of the Big Ten championship 200-yard medley squad (Feb. 22) and was a member of the 200-yard medley relay All-American squad that placed sixth in prelims, swimming the fourth leg of the race on both occasions ... Clocked a career-best 47.63 in the in the prelims 100-yard butterfly at Big Ten's, and placed 11th in the finals with a 47.98 ... Placed 35th in the 100-yard freestyle (44.86) ... Regular Season ... Swam the sixth-fastest 50-yard freestyle in school history at the 2011 Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2) with a 19.72 and clocked a leadoff leg time of 44.64 in the 100-yard freestyle ... Participated in the Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov. 11), clocking a 24.13 in the 50-meter freestyle as well as a 54.28 in the 100-meter freestyle.
Sophomore (2010-11) ...Championship Meets ... Placed 11th in the 100-yard butterfly (47.92 final, 47.84 prelim) and 13th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.10 final, 20.08 prelim) and 100-yard freestyle (44.33 final, 44.29 prelim) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ...Clocked in a season best in the 100-yard freestyle (45.05) vs. No. 11 Ohio State/Penn State/Northwestern (Jan. 28-29) ... Posted season bests in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.00) and 200-yard individual medley (1:54.30) at the USA Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov. 12-14).
Freshman (2009-10) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Championship Meets ... Finished 23rd in the 100-yard freestyle (45.62 finals, 44.90 prelims), 26th in the 100-yard breaststroke (55.70) and 30th in the 200-yard individual medley (1:49.87) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Regular Season ... Won the 50-yard breaststroke (25.78) against Michigan State (Feb. 6) ... At the Long Course Invitational (Dec. 6), placed 18th in the 100-meter freestyle (55.88) ... Won the 100-yard freestyle (45.81) and finished third in 200-yard freestyle (1:43.30) against Oakland (Nov. 13) ... Member of winning 400-yard medley relay (3:24.04) and 400-yard individual medley relay (3:27.84) teams at the Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).
Prep ... Blacksburg High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll (2006-08) ... Laurel Chain ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Three-time Scholastic All-America ... Academic All-America as a senior ... Three-time NISCA All-American ... Three-time high school Most Valuable Swimmer ... State champion and record holder in 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley (2009) ... Double state champion in 50 and 100 freestyle in 2008 ... 2007 state champion in 200 individual medley ... All-Timesland record holder in 200 individual medley, 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke ... All-Timesland Swimmer of the Year (2009) ... Roanoke TimesMale Swimmer of the Year (2009).
National/International ... Swam in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... majoring in neuroscience ... birthday is January 17, 1991 ... Father, John, was a Big Ten medalist sprinter on U-M track team (1957-61).