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Tobias Work
  • Sophomore
  • IM/Free/Fly
  • Falmouth, Mass. (Sturgis Charter School)

Career Best Times:
Short Course (Yards)
500 Free - 4:18.97 (2005 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free - 9:05.77 (Florida State, 11/22/05)
1,650 Free - 14:51.57 (2005 SEC Championships)
100 Back - 54.71 (Florida Atlantic, 11/11/05)
200 Back - 1:55.13 (LSU, 1/12/06)
200 Breast - 2:14.87 (LSU, 1/12/06)
200 Fly - 1:50.84 (Indian River C.C., 2/4/06)
400 IM - 3:49.36 (2005 SEC Championships)

National/International Competition: At the 2004 U.S. Nationals, swam in four events…Earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter IM in a time of 4:26.81…Finished 11th in the 800 free in a time of 8:15.67 as well as the 1,500 free in a clocking of 15:49.94…Placed 14th with a time of 4:02.04 in the 400 free…Posted three personal-best times at the 2004 Charlotte Ultra Swim…At the 2004 Indiana Grand Prix, recorded personal best times in the 400 free and 200 fly.

At Florida

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection...Competed in two events at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta (3/23/06)…Finished 27th in the 1,650 free with a time of 15:20.54…Also finished 34th in the 500 free with a time of 4:28.14...Earned a pair of fourth-place finishes at the SEC Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. (2/18/06)…Fourth in the 500 free (4:19.50) and the 1,650 free (15:06.18)…Seventh in the 400 IM with a time of 3:51.70…Third in the 200 fly (1:50.84) against Indian River C.C. (2/04/06)…Exhibitioned the 400 IM (3:58.66)…Finished first in the 1,000 free (9:07.00) and the 500 free (4:27.62) against Tennessee (1/28/06)…Second in the 1,650 free (15:17.89) against Auburn (1/22/06)…Took third-place in the 500 free (4:29.01) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:00.60) against the Tigers…Won the 1,000 free (9:06.37) against Alabama ( 1/21/06)…Fifth in the 200 back (1:55.13) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:14.87) against LSU (1/12/06)…Exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:01.78) and 200 FR (1:29.61)…Second in the 1,000 free (9:12.94) against Penn State (01/07/06)…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:30.46)…Captured a pair of first-place finishes against Florida State (11/22/05)…Won the 1,000 free (9:05.77) and the 500 free (4:24.90)…Took first place in the 1,650 free (15:16.59) at the Purdue Invitational (11/20/05)…Finished fourth in the 500 free (4:27.54), sixth in the 400 IM (3:58.93) and swam the opening leg of the 800 FR (6:43.53)…Exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:06.25) in the home opener against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Finished third in the 1,000 free (9:15.83) and the 500 free (4:31.02) against Georgia (10/27/05)…Seventh in the 500 free (4:33.02) and 400 IM (4:03.74) against Texas and California (10/22/05)…Finished fifth in the 1,650 free (15:39.16)…First in the 1,650 free (15:48.27) against South Carolina (10/15/05)…Finished second in the 500 free (4:35.30) and Exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:04.59)…Placed fourth in the 1,000 free (9:32.52) against Virginia (10/14/05).

(2004-05) Placed 17th in the 1,650 free (15:11.25), 18th in the 500 free (4:20.57) and 20th in the 400 IM (3:51.55) at the 2005 NCAA Championships…Touched the wall in the second-fastest time in UF history, as he placed third in the 1,650 free (14:51.57), took third in the 500 free (4:18.97) and fifth in the 400 IM (3:51.91) at the 2005 SEC Championships…Earned three All-SEC honors…Swam exhibition in the 400 IM (3:54.73) vs. Indian River C.C. (2/5/05)…Won the 500 free in a time of 4:28.48 against Tennessee (1/29/05)…Placed fifth vs. Virginia (1/28/05) in the 1,000 free (9:06.64)…Second in the 200 fly (1:51.13) and fourth in the 200 back (1:54.61) at Alabama (1/22/05)…Finished second in the 1,000 free (9:09.74) and swam exhibition in the 500 free (4:32.50) at Auburn (1/21/05)…Won the 200 IM (1:55.02) at TCU (1/15/05)…Second in the 1,000 free (9:11.61) and swam exhibition in the 200 fly (1:51.07)…Recorded a fifth-place performance in the 400-meter IM (4:35.22), tied for seventh place in the 400-meter free (4:04.98) and was 11th in the 1,500-meter free (16:09.16) at the U.S. Open…Posted a second-place finish in the 1,000 free (9:19.22), fourth in the 200 fly (1:52.07), sixth in the 200 breast (2:16.07) and sixth in the 200 back (1:56.87) at Florida State (11/16/04)…Won the 1,000 free (9:12.81) and swam exhibition in the 500 free (4:29.65) vs. Texas and South Carolina (11/12/04)…Fourth in the 1,650 free (15:32.00) and fifth in the 500 free (4:29.14) at the Boilermaker Challenge…Notched a third-place performance in the 1,000 free (9:09.81) and placed sixth in the 400 IM (4:01.71) against Minnesota (10/29/04)…Won the 500 (4:29.45) and 1,000 free (9:09.06) vs. Georgia (10/28/04)…Took top honors in the 1,000 free (9:21.74) and swam exhibition in the 500 free (4:34.07) and the 400 IM (4:04.21) at Florida Atlantic (10/8/04).

High School: Did not compete for a high school team.

Club: Member of the Cape Cod Swim Club…Coached by Marc Solomon…Helped club team to an Eastern Canadian Championship…At age 17, he was ranked as the fastest swimmer in New England in nine events.


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