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Will Ratliff
  • Senior Sprint
  • Free/Breast
  • Mt. Sterling, Ky. (Montgomery County)

Career Best Times:
Long Course (Meters)

100 Breast - 1:06.41 (U.S. Summer Nationals, 8/8/03)
200 Breast - 2:27.53

Short Course
50 Free - 21.10 (SEC Championships, 2003)
100 Breast - 56.17 (SEC Championships, 2003)
200 Breast - 2:02.42 (SEC Championships, 2004)

UF All-Time Rankings: Ranked fifth as member of 200 MR (1:27.43).

National/International Competition: Competed in 2003 U.S. Summer Nationals.

At Florida:
2003-04:
Swam exhibition in 200 breast (2:02.42) and 200 IM (1:51.92) at SEC Championships Sixth in 200-meter IM (2:19.35) vs. Alabama (1/24/04) Third as part of 400-meter MR team (3:55.73) and took eighth in 200-meter breast (2:41.14) vs. Auburn (1/23/04) Fourth in 200 IM (1:57.64) and fifth in 200 breast (2:09.46), while swimming on runner-up 200 MR team (1:34.12) at TCU (1/17/04) Sixth in 100 breast (57.78) at Texas A&M (1/15/04) Second as part of 400 MR team (3:24.66) and seventh in 50 free (22.02) vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) Seventh in both 50 free (22.44) and 100 free (49.65) at South Carolina (11/14/03) Sixth as member of 400 FR team (3:17.58) and eighth in 200 breast (2:08.98) at Georgia (11/13/03) Fourth as member of 400 MR team (3:28.01), fifth in 200 IM (1:57.41) and eighth in 100 free (49.49) Exhibitioned in 200-meter breast (2:33.25) at Michigan (10/31/03) Third as member of 400 MR (3:24.40) and notched pair of seventh-place finishes in 50 free (22.33) and 200 breast (2:07.85) at Minnesota (10/30/03) Swam on winning 200 MR (1:31.10), placed second in 100 breast (57.83) and seventh in 100 back (56.13) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).

2002-03: Member of 200 MR team that took first vs. Florida Atlantic (2/8/03) in a time of 1:31.15 Also fifth in the 100 back ... Second in the 200 MR (1:29.78) vs. Tennessee (2/1/03) Member of fourth place 200 FR vs. Alabama (1/25/03) Fourth in 200 breast (2:07.28) and second as a member of 200 MR team (1:29.14) vs. Auburn (1/24/03) Fourth as a member of the 400 MR team (3:28.60) vs. SMU (1/16/03) Won 100 breast (57.59) at the Gator Swim Club Classic (12/6/02) Third in 200 breast (2:07.74) at the Gator Classic Second in 100 breast (59.33) and third in 200 breast (2:14.12) and 200 MR (1:35.16) vs. Indian River CC (10/18/02).

2001-2002: Swam the 200 MR, 200 FR, 50 free, 100 breast and 200 breast at Southern States ... Fourth in 100 breast in 58.07 against Florida Atlantic (2/9/02) ... Clocked in at 21.77 in the 50 free and 3:35.98 as a member of the 400 MR team against Alabama (1/26/02) ... Touched the wall in 2:09.64 in the 200 breast against Auburn (1/25/02) ... Seventh in the 50 free and clocked in at 2:00.88 in the 200 IM against Penn State (1/5/02) Sixth in 100 breast with a time of 59.84 against Florida State (11/16/02) Fifth in 200 breast (2:19.71) and sixth in 50 free against Kentucky (10/14/01) Participated in the SEC Invitational as an exhibition swimmer, touching the wall in 55.69 in 100 back and 1:00.96 in 100 breast Member of sixth place 400 MR team (3:38.39) and 400 FR team (3:15.54).

High School: Won state championships in the 50 free in 1999 and 2001 and the 100 breast in 2000 ... State runner-up in the 50 free in 2000 and the 100 breast in 2001.

Club: Swam for Colonel Aquatics and coach Tim Cahill.


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