PJ Ransford
PJ  Ransford

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pittsford, N.Y.

High School:
Pittsford Mendon

Event:
Distance


04/24/2015

Freshman Class Makes Instant Impact in Year One

Freshman Class Makes Instant Impact in Year One for Swimming & Diving

03/28/2015

Ransford, Bosch Post Top-Three Swims; Wolverines Place Third at NCAAs

Ransford, Bosch Go Top Three; Men's Swimming & Diving Gets Third at NCAAs

09/08/2014

Powers, Rainey, Ransford Named to 2014-15 U.S. Junior National Team

Men's Swimmers Powers, Rainey, Ransford Named to Junior National Team

08/11/2014

Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 National Championships

Ex-Men's Swimmers Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 Nationals

At Michigan ... NCAA All-American (2015: 1,650-yard freestyle) ... All-Big Ten (2015: Second Team) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2015).

National/International ... Represented Team USA at 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China ... Won national title in 1,650-yard freestyle at 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships ... Phillips 66 Summer Nationals (2013) ... AT&T Winter Nationals (2013) ... U.S. Open (2014) ... Speedo Junior Nationals (2012).

Freshman (2014-15) ... NCAA All-American (1,650-yard freestyle) ... All-Big Ten (Second Team) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (March 26-28): Finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:34.36) and took 27th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:18.67) ... Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:49.63), fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:17.15) and 20th in the 400-yard IM (3:51.65) ... Regular Season ... Finished eighth in the 1,650-yard freestyle at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 3-6) ... Scored two top-five finishes vs. Indiana, Texas and Louisville (Oct. 24-25) ... Made collegiate debut at Iowa (Oct. 3-4), swimming two events.

Prep ... Pittsford Mendon High School (2014) ... won four Public School state championships (2014: 200-yard freestyle; 2013: 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay) ... named All-Greater Rochester Swimmer of the Year (2014) ... helped Pittsford Mendon win back-to-back state championships (2013-14) ... won 11 Section V championships (six individual, four relay) ... four-time All-Greater Rochester selection ... four-time All-Monroe County selection (first team) ... Academics ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Honors Graduate.

Club ... PACK Swim Team of Pittsford (2004-14).

Personal ... Full name is Patrick James Ransford ... goes by PJ ... born on September 8, 1996 ... enrolled in the College of Engineering ... open major ... father, Michael, attended the University of Michigan.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
200-yard Freestyle 1:41.61 12/5/2014
500-yard Freestyle 4:17.15 2/26/2015
1,650-yard Freestyle 14:34.36 3/28/2015
400-yard IM 3:51.65 2/27/2015

 



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