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• NCAA All-American (2015: 1,650-yard Freestyle)
• All-Big Ten (2015: Second Team)
• CSCAA Scholar All-American (2015)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2015)
• Finished runner-up in the 1,500-meter Freestyle (15:48.46), 10th in the 400-meter Freestyle (3:53.92) and 31st in the 400-meter IM (4:37.98) at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 3-5).
• Penn State/Virginia (Oct. 31-Nov. 1): Won the 1,000-yard Freestyle (9:06.92).
• MSU Outdoor Invitational (Oct. 2): Won the 1,000-meter Freestyle (8:26.75).
• NCAA All-American (1,650-yard Freestyle)
• All-Big Ten (Second Team)
• CSCAA Scholar All-American
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• NCAA Championships (March 26-28): Finished 2nd in the 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:34.36) and 27th in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:18.67).
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished 2nd in the 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:49.63), 5th in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:17.15) and 20th in the 400-yard IM (3:51.65).
• Broke 31-year old U.S. Boys 17-18 National Age Group (NAG) record in the 1,650-yard Freestyle at the NCAA Championships.
• High School: Pittsford Mendon (2014)
• Four-time New York state champion.
• 2014 All-Greater Rochester Swimmer of the Year.
• 11-time Section V champion (six individual, five relay).
• Club: PACK Swim Team of Pittsford (2004-14)
• 2014 Youth Olympic Games (Nanjing, China)
• Won the 1,650-yard Freestyle at the 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships.
• Full Name: Patrick James Ransford
• Birthday: Sept. 8, 1996
• Enrolled in the College of Engineering
• Major: Undeclared
• Father, Michael, attended the University of Michigan.