Julian Ballestas
Julian  Ballestas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Belen Jesuit

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle


02/24/2015

Ballestas, Powers Receive Big Ten Weekly Awards

Men's Swimmers Ballestas, Powers Receive Big Ten Weekly Awards

12/03/2014

Both Michigan Relays Podium on First Day of Winter Nationals

Both Men's Swimming Relays Podium on First Day of Winter Nationals

At Michigan
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014)

Junior (2015-16)
• Finished 43rd in the 200-meter Butterfly (2:08.37), 60th in the 200-meter Freestyle (1:54.03) and 68th in the 100-meter Butterfly (57.52) at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 3-5).

Sophomore (2014-15)
• Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 24).
• NCAA Championships (March 26-28): Did not qualify.
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished 12th in the 200-yard Butterfly (1:46.74), 19th in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:37.18) and 50th in the 50-yard Freestyle (20.81).
• Earned last spot on the team's roster for the Big Ten Championships at the Michigan Fist Chance Meet (Feb. 21-22), when he picked up two NCAA 'B' times.

Freshman (2013-14)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• NCAA Championships (March 27-29): Did not qualify.
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1): Did not swim.
• Made collegiate debut vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Prep
• High School: Belen Jesuit Prep (2013)
• Won Florida state titles in the 100-yard freestyle (2010-11) and 200-yard freestyle (2012-13).
• Four-time All-Dade Team selection.

Club/International
• Club: Metro Aquatic Club of Miami (2009-13)
• Represented Colombia at 2015 World University Games and 2014 South American Championships.

Personal
• Full Name: Julian Felipe Ballestas
• Birthday: Sept. 30, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Engineering
• Major: Mechanical Engineering

Career Bests

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 20.74 2/21/2015
100-yard Freestyle 44.78 2/23/2014
200-yard Freestyle 1:36.83 2/21/2015
100-yard Butterfly 49.07 3/8/2015
200-yard Butterfly 1:46.10 2/22/2015

 



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