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2006 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Bill Mrazek

Breast/IM

CLASS
SR
Hometown
Tallahassee, Fla. (Leon)
Experience
4L
School

Four-time All-American
Nine-time All-SEC
2004 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year
2007 SEC Men’s Swimming Community Service Team member

Career Best Times:
(Yards)
100 Breast - 54.16 (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 Breast - 1:55.37 (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 IM - 1:52.11 (2007 SEC Championships)
400 IM - 4:01.14 (Auburn, 1/21/05)
 
Long Course (Meters)
100 Breast - 1:05.54p (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
200 Breast - 2:19.15 (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
200 IM - 2:13.25 (2005 Speedo Sectionals)
400 IM - 4:44.46 (2005 Speedo Sectionals)

UF All-Time Rankings:
First in the 200 breast (1:55.37) … Second in the 100 breast (54.16) … Third as part of 200 MR (1:26.60) … Sixth in the 200-meter breast (2:19.15) … 10th as part of 400 MR (3:12.56).

National/International Competition:
Earned a 19th-place finish in the 200-meter breast with a career-best time of 2:19.15 at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals … Also posted a career-best 1:05.54 in the 100-meter breast … Competed at the 2005 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals … Recorded a 1:05.75 in the 100-meter breast and 2:19.21 in the 200-meter breast … Posted a time of 2:21.42 in the 200-meter breast at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials … Finished 21st in 100-meter breast (1:06.11) at the 2004 U.S. Spring Nationals.

At Florida:
2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Named to the 2007 SEC Men’s Swimming Community Service team … Capped his career in fine fashion at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/15-17), picking up two All-America honors and shattering the school record in the 200 breast … Raced to a fifth-place finish in the 200 breast with a school-record time of 1:55.37, after also eclipsing the school mark in prelims with a time of 1:55.84 … Also placed 21st in the 100 breast with a career-best time of 54.16, just .31 off the school record … Member of the 11th-place 200 MR squad (1:26.91) … Finished ninth in the 200 breast with a career-best time of 1:58.09, and placed 11th in the 100 breast (55.08), to earn two all-conference honors at the SEC Championships (2/7-10) … Also competed in the 200 IM at the league meet, posting a career-best time of 1:52.11 en route to a 19th-place finish … Turned in a second-place effort in the 100 breast (57.77) and swam exhibition in the 200 IM (1:58.34) versus FAU (1/27) … Exhibitioned the 200 breast in a time of 2:02.64 against Tennessee (1/26) … Touched fourth in the 200 breast (2:05.75) and sixth in the 100 breast (58.48) against Alabama and South Carolina (1/20) … Earned a third-place finish in the 200 breast (2:01.62), and added a  fifth-place finish in the 100 breast (56.50), against Auburn (1/19) …  Took fourth in the 200 IM (1:57.13) and swam exhibition in the 200 breast (2:05.48) in the win over Indian River CC (1/13) … Placed third in the 200 breast (2:04.22) and fourth in the 100 breast (57.22) against Virginia (1/12) … Finished 12th in the 200 breast with a mark of 2:02.55 and took 13th in the 100 breast with a time of 56.35 – both season bests – at the Texas Invitational (11/30-12/2) … Also competed in the 200 IM (1:55.64) in Austin … Placed fifth in the 100 breast (58.23) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:06.30) in the Florida State meet (11/21) … Turned in a fifth-place showing in the 200 breast (2:05.45) against Texas (11/10) … Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:06.60) and fifth in the 100 breast (58.36) versus Minnesota (10/27) … Touched fourth in the 200 breast (2:07.58) in the Gators’ matchup with Georgia (10/26) … Also swam the breast leg of the winning 400 MR quartet (3:20.01) against the Bulldogs … Exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:04.06) and 200 IM (1:55.38) against LSU (10/19) … Recorded a time of 2:05.33 in the 200 breast to finish third at Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Competed in two events at the SEC Championships (2/15-18) … Finished 13th in the 100 breast (55.63) and 14th in the 200 breast (2:02.89) … Earned two All-SEC honors  … Won the 100 breast (58.80) against Indian River CC (2/4) and helped the 200 MR team to a second-place finish (1:34.05) … Exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:10.20) … Exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:05.13) against Tennessee (1/28) … Took fourth in the 200 breast (2:02.10) and fifth in the 100 breast (56.42) against Auburn (1/21) … Finished third in both the 100 (57.98) and 200 breast (2:04.76) against Alabama (1/20) … Second in the 200 breast (2:07.25) and sixth in the 100 breast (59.83) against LSU (1/12) … Helped the 200 MR squad (1:32.98) finish second against the Tigers … Fourth in the 100 breast (58.36) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:09.08) against Penn State (1/7) … Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:03.56) and 200 MR (1:33.58) against Florida State (11/22) … Finished ninth in the 200 breast (2:05.20), 14th in the 100 breast (58.52), 21st in the 400 IM (4:09.84), 23rd in 200 IM (1:56.28) and ninth in the 400 MR (3:24.72) at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20) … Placed third in the 100 breast (57.96) and fourth in the 200 MR (1:36.10) against Florida Atlantic (11/11) … Helped the 200 MR to first place in a time of 1:30.60 against Georgia (10/27) … Placed second in the 100 breast (59.16) and third in the 200 breast (2:05.64) … Competed in the 200 IM (1:58.68), 100 breast (1:00.63) and 200 breast (2:08.14), as well as the2 400 MR (3:31.01) and 200 MR (1:33.33) against Texas and California (10/21-22) … Third in the 100 breast (59.03) against South Carolina (10/15) … Exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:07.30) and 400 IM (4:22.38) … Helped the 400 MR team finish first against Virginia (10/14) in a time of 3:19.37 … Exhibitioned the 200 breast (2:06.61).

2004-05: Raced to third and sixth-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast in times of 54.77 and 1:59.77, respectively, at the 2005 SEC Championships (2/16-19) … Placed third in the 200 MR (1:32.03), fourth in the 100 breast (57.43) and swam exhibition in the 200 FR (1:30.87) against Indian River CC (2/5) … Second as a member of the 200 MR (1:29.99) and fifth in the 200 IM vs. Tennessee (1/29) in a time of 1:54.66 … Took third in the 200 breast (2:02.38) and 400 MR (3:20.10) against Virginia (1/28) … Placed third as a member of the 200 MR (1:35.73) and touched the wall in fourth place at Alabama (1/22) in the 200 breast (2:07.45) … Swam exhibition at Auburn (1/21) in the 400 IM (4:01.14) and 400 MR (3:22.43) … Won the 200 breast at TCU (1/15) with a time of 2:01.70 and placed third as a member of the 400 MR (3:22.21) … Won the 400 MR (3:18.62), placed sixth in the 100 breast (57.86) and swam exhibition in the 200 breast (2:05.45) at SMU (1/13) … Took seventh place as a member of the 400-meter MR (4:02.10) and posted a 19th-place performance in the 100-meter breast (1:07.91) at the U.S. Open (12/2-4) … Took top honors at Florida State (11/16) in the 200 breast in a time of 2:02.72 and the 400 MR (3:20.89), as well as placing second in the 100 breast in a clocking of 57.48 seconds … Finished first as a member of the 400 MR (3:15.68) squad and competed in an exhibition race vs. Texas and South Carolina (11/12) in the 200 breast (2:03.13) … Touched the wall in the sixth place at the Boilermaker Challenge in the 200 breast (2:05.02).

2003-04: Named the 2004 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year in a vote by the league’s coaches … Picked up two All-America honors at NCAA Championships … Took fifth as part of the 400-meter MR team (3:31.53) and ninth as member of the 200-meter MR team (1:37.81) … Also finished 22nd in the 100-meter breast (1:01.20) and 26th in the 200-meter breast (2:14.26) … Earned three All-SEC honors … Finished fifth in the 100 breast (54.74) with a provisional time and sixth in the 200 breast (1:59.17) with another provisional time (2/25-28) … Also third as member of the 400 MR team (3:12.56) … Posted one win and four second-place finishes in the 200 breast during the regular season … Second as part of the 400-meter MR team (3:53.99) vs. Alabama (1/24) … First as member of the 400-meter MR team (3:45.99) and third in the 200-meter breast (2:23.67) vs. Auburn (1/23) … Second in both the 100 breast (56.37) and 200 breast (2:02.16), while swimming on the winning 400 MR team (3:17.30), at the Dallas Morning News Classic (1/16-17) … Second in the 200 breast (2:02.23) and fourth in the 100 breast (57.13) at Texas A&M (1/15) … Competed in five events at 2003 U.S. Open (12/4-6) … Fifth as part of the 400-meter MR team (3:52.20) and 18th in the 200-meter breast (2:25.47) … Also swam in prelims in the 100-meter back (1:05.59), 200-meter IM (2:15.91) and 400-meter IM (4:50.09) … Swam exhibition in the 200 breast (2:05.99) and finished fifth in the 1,000 free (10:03.67) at South Carolina (11/14) … Second in the 200 breast (2:04.09) and took fifth as a member of the 400 MR team (3:31.60) at Georgia (11/12) … First in the 200 breast (2:05.96) and took second as member of the 400 MR team (3:23.68) vs. Florida State (11/11) … First as part of the 400-meter MR team (3:55.29) and fourth in the 200-meter breast (2:26.43) at Michigan (10/31) … Second in the 200 breast (2:04.59) and seventh in the 200 IM (1:56.41) at Minnesota (10/30) … Third in the 100 breast (58.22) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:07.04) at the Florida Invitational (10/18).

High School:
Three-time Florida state champion … Florida High School Athletics Association champion in the 100 breast in 2002 (56.55) and 2001 (56.08), and the 200 IM in 2001 (1:51.63) … His time of 56.08 was the third-fastest in state championship meet history and a Class 2A record … Named a finalist for the 2003 Florida Athletic Coaches Association Swimmer of the Year … In 2002, also placed second at the state meet in 200 IM (1:50.77) and third in the 200 MR (1:39.34) … Member of the USA Swimming National Junior team in 2001 … Selected to the 2002 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America team … Junior Nationals champion in the 100 breast in 2000 … Achieved three No. 1 national rankings in the 15-16 boys’ age group in 2001: 100-meter breast, 200-meter breast and the 100-yard breast … Set Florida state records in the 15-16 boys’ 200-meter breast and 200 breast and the 13-14 boys’ 100-meter and 100 breast … Was the MVP on his high school team final three years.

Club:
Swam for the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club … Coached by Terry Maul.

Personal:
Born Nov. 29, 1984, in Tallahassee … Son of William and JoAnn Mrazek … Has an older sister, Sarah, who competed at the 2000 Olympic Trials in the breaststroke … Chose Florida because it provided the best opportunity of all of the colleges that he considered … Lists hobbies as hunting, fishing, scuba diving and camping … Also considered Auburn and Georgia … Both his mother and father swam at Florida State … Majoring in criminology and law.

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