Career Best Times:
Long Course (Meters)
400 Free - 3:55.55
800 Free - 8:09.13 (U.S. Summer Nationals, 8/6/03)
1,500 Free - 15:38.81
400 IM - 4:29.92 (U.S. Summer Nationals, 8/7/03)
Short Course (Yards)
500 Free - 4:20.56p (SEC Championships, 2003)
1,000 Free - 9:13.44 (at Tennessee, 1/31/04)
1,650 Free - 15:07.87 (NCAA Championships, 2003)
National/International Competition: Earned a 12th place finish in the 1,500-meter freestyle (15:41.86) and a 16th place finish in the 400-meter freestyle (3:59.30) at the 2004 U.S. Olympic swimming trials Took 13th in 400-meter free (3:58.32) at 2004 U.S. Spring Nationals Swam at 2003 U.S. Summer Nationals Placed seventh in 800-meter free (8:09.13), eighth in B final of 400-meter IM (4:34.83) and 18th in 1,500-meter free (15:49.17) Placed sixth in the 1,500-meter free at the 2002 Santa Clara International Finished ninth in the 1,500-meter free at the Janet Evans Invitational Competed at the 2002 U.S. Summer Nationals in the 400-meter, 800-meter and 1,500-meter free Notched a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter IM, placed 12th in the 800-meter free and finished 13th in the 1,500-meter free at U.S. Spring Nationals Finished eighth in the 800-meter free and also competed in the 400-meter free in the 2001 Summer Nationals Placed fifth in the 800-meter free, 14th in the 400-meter free and 21st in the 1,500-meter free at the 2001 U.S. Spring Nationals Finished 37th at the 2000 Olympic Trials in the 1,500-meter free Competed in the 400-meter free, 800-meter free, 1,500-meter free and 400-meter IM at the 2000 U.S. Spring Nationals Competed in the 800-meter free at the 1999 U.S. Summer Nationals ... Finished seventh in the 1,500 free at the 1998 Summer Junior Nationals.
2003-04: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection Finished 20th in 1,500-meter free (15:19.41) and 22nd in 400-meter free (3:49.79) at NCAA Championships Earned two All-SEC honors Named honorable mention All-SEC by Knoxville News-Sentinel Posted four individual event wins during the season (500 free at South Carolina, 1,000 free at Tennessee, 1,650 free vs. Kentucky, 800-meter free vs. Alabama) Finished third with provisional time (4:20.72) in 500 free at SEC Championships Also took sixth in 1,650 free (15:23.77) with provisional time and 13th in 400 IM (3:55.28) Won 1,000 free (9:13.44) and was second in 500 free (4:32.71) at Tennessee (1/31/04) Took first in 800-meter free (8:24.27) vs. Alabama (1/24/04) Third in 800-meter free (8:21.67) and fifth in 400-meter free (4:08.20) vs. Auburn (1/23/04) Second in the 500 free (4:38.70) and 1,000 free (9:31.11) at TCU (1/17/04) Second in 500 free (4:32.83) and fourth in 400 IM (4:03.42) at Texas A&M (1/15/04) Took first in 1,650 free (15:33.63) vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) Competed in five events at 2003 U.S. Open Took 12th in both 1,500-meter free (16:03.05) and 800-meter FR (7:57.09) and 19th in 400-meter free (4:01.65) Also swam in prelims in 200-meter free (1:57.92) and 400-meter IM (4:45.04) Won 500 free (4:34.36) and took sixth in 400 IM (4:06.66) at South Carolina (11/14/03) Fifth in 1,000 free (9:23.45) and sixth in 500 free (4:38.21) at Georgia (11/13/03) Third as member of 400 FR team (3:08.28) vs. Florida State (11/11/03) Second in 800-meter free (8:20.26) and third in 400-meter free (4:07.27) at Michigan (10/31/03) Second in 500 free (4:31.54), third in 1,000 free (9:20.22) and fourth as member of 400 FR team (3:10.82) at Minnesota Second in 1,650 free (15:38.50) and seventh in 200 free (1:44.18) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).
2002-2003: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection Finished 15th in the 1,650 free in a career-best time of 15:07.87 to garner the first NCAA All-America honor of his career at the NCAA Championships ... His honor marked the 850th All-America honor in UF men's history ... Finished 24th in the 400 IM with a time of 3:53.90 ... Took 21st in the 500 free (4:21.95) ... Fifth in the 500 free at the SEC Championships with a time of 4:21.04 and was sixth in the 1,650 free (15:17.69) Swam a career-best time of 4:20.56 in the prelims Also came in 13th in the 400 IM (3:56.14) at the SECs Recorded a fourth-place finish vs. Tennessee (2/1/03) in the 1,000 free (9:22.23) Second in the 1,000 free (9:20.75) and sixth in the 500 free (4:38.08) at Alabama (1/25/03) Second in the 500 free (4:35.73) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:03.00) at Auburn (1/26/03) First in the 1,000 free (9:17.24) at SMU (11/16/03) Took 13th in the 400-meter free (4:04.70), 15th in the 1,500-meter free (16:24.93) and 18th in the 400-meter IM with a time of 4:39.39 at the 2002 U.S. Open Also swam on the 800-meter FR team that placed third with a time of 7:48.43 Fourth in the 1,000 free (9:21.88) and sixth in the 500 free (4:36.60) against Georgia (11/23/02) Fifth in the 1,000 free (9:15.43) and sixth in the 500 free (4:34.00) against Michigan (11/1/02) Notched a first-place finish in the 1,000 free (9:21.20) at Penn State (10/20/02) Second in the 200 free (1:42.25) vs. Indian River CC (10/18/02) Won the 1,650 free (15:40.86) against LSU (10/11/02) in the opening meet of the year.
2001-2002: Second in both the 200 free (1:41.16) and the 1,650 free (15:43.99) at the Last Chance Meet (2/27/02) Clocked in at 15:29.34 in the 1,650 free for a seventh-place finish and also finished 46th in the 400 IM at the SEC Championships Second in the 1,000 free (9:29.61) vs. Florida Atlantic (2/9/02) Clocked in at 9:25.15 in the 1,000 free to finish third and placed fourth in the 500 free at Tennessee (2/2/02) Won the 1,000 free against Alabama (1/26/02), touching the wall in 9:25.56 Recorded fifth-place finishes in both the 500 and 1,000 free against Auburn (1/25/02) Second in the 500 free and third in the 200 free at LSU (1/17/02) Second in the 1,650 free (15:44.02) and third in the 500 free (4:39.18) against Penn State (1/5/02) Third in the 1,000 free and sixth in the 200 breast vs. Florida State (11/16/01) Touched the wall in 9:40.12 for a second-place finish in the 1,000 free and finished sixth in the 500 free in 4:51.89 Third in the 1,000 free, clocking in at 9:44.38 and placed fifth in the 500 free with a time of 4:44.24 at Clemson (11/9/01) Recorded a third-place finish in the 800-meter free, a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter free and was a member of the fifth-place 400-meter FR team at Michigan (10/26/01) Won the 500 free against Miami/Indian River CC (10/20/01) with a time of 4:38.04 Fifth in the 200 fly against Kentucky (10/14/01) Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 1,650 free (16:04.59) and placed 21st in the 400 IM (4:12.45) at the SEC Invitational Second in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 500 free against Georgia (10/12/01).
High School: Won the state championship in the 200 and the 500 free in 2001 Finished first in the 200 and the 500 free at the 2001 Nevada Zone Championships Set school record for 200 free and 500 free Three-time high school MVP 2001 Co-Athlete of the Year.
Club: Swam for Reno Aquatic Club Coached by Dave Hoover Six-time back-to-back Nevada state champions Sent five swimmers to 2000 Olympic trials Holds record for 800 free.