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Kevin Nead
  • Sophomore
  • Free/IM/Back
  • Ithaca, N.Y (Virginia)

Career Best Times:
Short Course (Yards)
200 Free - 1:42.02 (Florida Atlantic, 11/11/05)
500 Free - 4:29.25 (2006 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:21.12 (Alabama, 1/20/06)
1,650 Free - 16:00.05 (South Carolina, 10/15/05)
100 Fly - 51.57s (Auburn, 1/20/06)
200 Fly - 1:53.79 (Indian River C.C., 2/4/06)
100 Back - 55.54s (South Carolina, 10/15/05)
200 Back - 1:48.17 (2006 SEC Championships)
200 Breast - 2:07.91 (LSU, 1/12/06)
200 IM - 1:51.70 (Florida State, 11/22/05)
400 IM - 3:51.13 (Auburn, 01/21/06)
200 Back - 1:49.90 (Purdue Invitational, 11/18-20/05)

National/International Competition Finished sixth in the 400 IM at the 2005 U.S. Summer Nationals…Member of the 2003 National Junior Team…Placed eighth in 400 IM at the 2003 U.S. Summer Nationals (4:27.26)…Holds five YMCA National Records.

At Florida

2005-06: Earned an All-American honor by finishing 12th in the 400 IM with a career-best time of 3:49.68 at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta (03/23/06)….Finished 39th in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.64…Participated in three events at the SEC Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. (02/18/06)…Earned a sixth place finish in the 400 IM…Swam career-best times in the 200 back (1:48.17) to finish 12th and in the 500 free (4:29.25) to finish 20th…Placed fourth in the 200 fly with a time of 1:53.79 against Indian River C.C. (02/04/06)…Also part of the 200 MR team that placed third (1:35.05)…Fourth in the 200 IM (1:52.87) and 500 free (4:34.66) against Tennessee (01/28/06)…Exhibitioned the 200 fly (1:55.02) against the Volunteers…Finished second in the 400 IM (3:51.13) and fifth in the 200 back (1:48.67) against Auburn (01/22/06)…Third in the 1,000 free against Alabama (01/21/06) with a career-best time of 9:21.12…Placed third in the 1,000 free (9:23.95) against LSU (01/14/06)…Fourth in the 200 breast (2:07.62) and swam exhibition in the 200 FR (1:29.61)…Earned a second place finish in the 200 back (1:49.46) against Penn State (01/07/06)…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:32.38) and 200 IM (1:52.95)… Competed in three events at the U.S. Open (12/1-3/05)…Placed second in the C Final of the 400-meter free (4:04.23) and 200-meter back (2:07.89)…Also finished fifth in the 400 IM (4:30.93)…Third in the 200 back (1:49.12) against Florida State (11/22/05)…Also finished fourth in the 200 IM (1:49.12) against the Seminoles…Placed eighth in the 500 free (4:32.62) at the Purdue Invitational (11/20/05)…Second in the 200 free (1:42.02) and exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:08.91) against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Clocked a time of 1:53.37 in the 200 IM against Georgia (10/27/05) to finish fourth…Placed fifth in the 1,000 free (9:28.54) against the Bulldogs…Took second place in the 400 IM (3:55.68) against Texas and California (10/22/05)…Eighth in the 500 free (4:33.07) and 10th in the 200 Fly (1:54.63)…Also participated in the 400 MR (3:31.51) and 800 FR (6:54.79)… Placed second in the 1,650 free (16.00.05) against South Carolina (10/15/05) and exhibitioned the 400 IM (3:57.09)…Returned to his former school and placed fourth in the 500 free (4:35.37) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:53.09).

At Virginia 2004-05: Helped the Cavaliers win the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship.

High School A high school All-American...Earned conference swimmer of the year honors four times at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy…A 14-time YMCA national champion…Was the top-ranked Scholastic All-American in 2004, former teammate Pat Mellors finished second...A member of the National Honor Society and earned high honors all four years of high school.

Club Competed for the Anderson Barracudas…Coached by Ed Bachman.


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