- Sebastien Rousseau
- Cape Town, South Africa (SACS)
Six-time All-American Selection
Four-time All-SEC Selection
Three-time All-SEC Freshman Selection
2008 Olympian for South Africa
Career Top Times
200 Free: 1:33.87 (2011 SEC Championships)
500 Free: 4:35.24 (Florida Atlantic, 1/16/10)
100 Fly: 47.39 (2011 SEC Championships)
200 Fly: 1:42.80 (2011 SEC Championships)
200 IM: 1:44.24 (2011 NCAA Championships)
400 IM: 3:44.18 (2010 SEC Championships)
100 Free: 52.85 (2012 Spring Southern Zone Selectionals)
1:48.69 (2012 South Africa National Aquatic Championships)
400 Free: 3:59.34 (2010 FL SZ Sectional Championships)
57.34 (2012 GSC Summer Invitational)
200 Back: 2:02.77 (2012 GSC Summer Invitational)
100 Fly: 54.07 (2011bSouth Africa National and Youth Open Championships)
200 Fly: 1:56.77 (2011 Winter National Championships)
200 IM: 1:59.55 (2011 Winter National Championships)
400 IM: 4:17.83 (2012 South Africa National Aquatic Championships)
UF All-Time Rankings:
200 Fly: Fourth (1:42.80)
200 IM: Ninth (1:44.24)
400 Free Relay: Fourth (2:51.93)
800 Free Relay: First (6:13.74)
400 Medley Relay: Sixth (3:08.48)
100 Fly: Seventh (54.07)
200 Fly: Second (1:56.77)
400 IM: Third (4:17.83)
National/International Competition: A member of the South African National Team…Holds the South African 200-meter fly National Record (1:54.51) from when he competed at the 2009 FINA World Championships, and a part of the Nation’s record holding 800 Free Relay Team that competed at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy…Swam at the 2011 FINA World Championships, narrowly missing the finals of the 200 fly as he finished 17th in 1:57.15 and part of the 800-meter freestyle relay team from south Africa that finished 12th…At the 2012 Durban South Africa National Aquatic Championships, finished third in the 200 free (1:48.69), second in the 200 fly (1:57.88), third in the 200 IM (2:00.37) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:17.83)…2011 Telkom South Africa National Championships 200 fly (1:57.95) silver medalist…Won silver on South Africa’s 400-meter medley relay squad at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India…Also won a bronze on his country’s 800-meter free relay team at the same event…Swam personal-bests times at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 200 fly (1:57.45), 200 free (1:51.08), 200 IM (2:02.33) and 400 IM (4.29.07)…Times in the 200 fly (second) and 200 IM (eighth) are top-10 in school history…Competed at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships in Irvine, Calif., finishing 14th in the 200-meter fly (1:58.52) and 400-meter IM (4:29.07), as well as 17th in the 200-meter IM (2:03.98) and 35th in the 100-meter fly (54.88)…Competed at the 2008 Olympics as a member of the 800-meter free relay team that came in eighth.
2011-12: Redshirted for the 2011-12 year and did not see any competition.
2010-11: Earned four All-America honors at the 2011 NCAA Championships, bringing his career total to six…Won his first NCAA Championship as part of the 800 free relay team, and finished seventh in both the 200 free and fly competitions. His 1:34.19 in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships, is a personal-best time…Earned two All-SEC honors, bringing his career total to four…Broke both the SEC and school record as part of the 800 free relay squad at the 2011 conference championships…Took home bronze at the SEC Championships in the 200 fly, with a 1:42.80 mark that ranks fourth in school history, and also finished fourth in the 200 IM, touching in 1:44.50…Captured the 200 fly title against SEC foe Auburn, touching in 1:46.04…Swam the second leg of the first-place 800 FR at the SMU Classic, while also finishing third in the 400 IM (season-best, 3:52.98) and fourth in both the 200 fly and 500 free…Won the 400 IM with a 3:53.92 NCAA qualifying time against Georgia Tech…Against rival Florida State, won both the 200 fly and IM, and finished second in the 100 fly…Clinched dual victories against LSU in both the 200 (1:38.94) and 500 free (4:31.81), while also swimming the third leg of the first-place 400 MR…Helped lead head coach Gregg Troy to his 11th consecutive top-10 finish at NCAA’s.
2009-10: Earned the first two All-America honors of his career at the 2010 NCAA Championships by placing sixth in the 200-yard fly and 12th in the 400-yard IM…A two-time All-SEC selection as a member of the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay UF squads…A three-time freshman All-SEC selection as the highest freshman finisher in the 400 IM, 200 IM and 200 fly after finishing third in the 400 IM and fourth in the 200 IM and fly… Placed second in the 200 fly vs. Auburn (1:47.62)…Won the 200 fly (1:47.97) in his Orange and Blue debut in the win over FAU.
Prior to Florida: Graduated from Abbotts College where he swam under Karoly Von Toros…Trained with the Vineyard Swim Club.