- Brad deBorde
- Longwood, Fla. (Lake Brantley)
UF Record Holder in the 50 Free
2013 Capital One Academic Men’s At-Large Third-Team All-American
SEC Champion in the 50 Free
2011 All-Freshman SEC Honoree
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
2012 and 2013 CSCAA Division I Scholar All-American
50 Free: 19.12 (2013
100 Free: 42.74 (2013 NCAA Championships)
200 Free: 1:37.23 (2011 SEC Championships)
50 Back: 24.69 (Virginia, 10/11/2010)
100 Fly: 46.69 (2013 SEC Championships)
200 Fly: 1:55.91 (2012 All-Florida Invitational)
22.76 (2012 USA Olympic Team Trials)
100 Free: 49.94 (2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships)
200 Free: 1:53.83 (2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships)
100 Back: 1:01.03 (2011 FL Shark Open)
Fly: 24.48 (2013
US National Championships)
100 Fly: 54.87 (2013 US National Championships)
UF All-Time Rankings:
50 Free: First (19.12)
100 Free: Fifth (42.74)
100 Fly: Sixth (46.69)
400 Free Relay: Third (2:50.83)
200 Medley Relay: Seventh (1:25.64)
400 Medley Relay: Fifth (3:07.80)
100 Free: Fourth (49.94)
National/International Competition: Participated in the 2012 Olympic Team Trials and swam a new career best in the 50 free…Placed 12th in the 50 free (22.94) at the 2013 US National Championships … Recorded three career marks at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships in Palo Alto, Calif.,…Finished 75th in the 50 free (23.24), 34th in the 100 free (49.94) and 162nd in the 200 free (1:53.83) in his first National’s appearance.
2012-13: Collected six All-American honors at the 2013 NCAA Championships, the second most on the team…Was an integral part of the relay teams, swimming as part of four of the five and leading all but one to the championship finals…Scored his best individual finish at the NCAA meet, taking fifth in the 50 free (19.17 in the prelims)…Added a trip to the consolation final to earn 14th in the 100 fly (46.83)…Claimed a second place finish in the 50 free with a personal-best time of 19.12, took sixth in the 100 fly with another personal-best (46.69) and finished ninth in the 100 free (43.35)...Also anchored the second place 400 medley relay (3:07.80), led off the second place 200 free relay (1:17.26) and 400 free relay (2:50.83) at the conference championships...Set a personal-best in the 100 free (42.74) with his lead-off leg of the 400 free relay that swam the second-best time in school history...Won the 50 free touching the wall in 19.88 and finished second in the 100 free with a time of 44.46 against Tennessee...Tied for first in the 50 free (19.84), took fourth in the 100 free (44.97) and led-off the first place 400 free relay (2:54.94) in the win at Auburn...Finished second in the 50 free posting a time of 19.74 and was third in the 100 free clocking in at 43.89 at the SMU Classic...Grabbed the win the 50 free with a meet record (19.54), finished second in the 100 free (43.43) and 12th in the 100 fly (48.40) at the Ohio State Invitational...Came in second in the 50 free (20.20) and fourth in the 100 free (45.41) against in-state rival Florida State...Won the 50 free in a time of 20.22 and swam on both the first place 200 medley relay and 400 free relay against Texas A&M...Touched first in the 50 free posting a time of 20.58 and was sixth in the 200 free (1:42.02) at South Carolina...Took the win in the 50 free (20.24) and finished third in the 100 free (45.35) against Georgia...Won the 100 free, finished second in the 50 free (20.40), seventh in the 100 fly (51.23), eight in the 200 free (1:42.02) and was a member of the first place 200 medley and 400 free relays…Helped lead the team to their 13th consecutive top-10 finish at the NCAA Championships under head coach Gregg Troy … Named a 2013 CSCAA Division I Scholar All-American
2011-12: Earned a co team-high six All-America honors at the 2012 Swimming and Diving Championships…Swam as a member of all but one of the relay teams at the NCAA meet, the 800 free relay, leading all of them to appearances in the championship or consolation finals…Swam the fastest 50 free in Florida swimming and diving history when he touched in 19.25 during the SEC Championship preliminary heat…2012 50 free SEC Champion, winning the race in 19.29, an NCAA automatic qualifying time and earning All-SEC Honors, while also finishing fifth in the 100 free (43.38) and seventh in the 100 fly in 47.53, a personal-best time…Fundamental part of both the free and medley relay squads, contributing to seven winning relay teams…Swept the top-spot in both the 50 and 100 free against Tennessee, touching in 19.57 and 44.48, respectively…Finished tied for first in the 50 free at the Classic @ SMU, touching in 20.36 and added a fourth-place time of 44.28 in the 100 free…Claimed the 50 free top-spot in three consecutive meets: first against LSU (20.73), second against Georgia (LCM) in 24.07 and third against FSU (20.32)…Also won the 100 free against rival FSU, touching in 45.38 for a sweep of both sprint events, and took the runner-up spot in the 100m free against Georgia (53.60)…At the Georgia-Tech Invitational, collected two top-five finishes with a third-place effort in the 50 free (20.18) and fourth-place time in the 100 free (44.92)…Opened the season with a win in the 100 free (45.03) at the All-Florida Invitational…Helped lead head coach Gregg Troy to his 12th consecutive top-10 finish at NCAA’s.
2010-11: Selected as a 2011 CSCAA Division I Scholar All-America Award Winner…Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a freshman, taking home honorable mention All-America nods in the 200 and 400 free relay…Swam the fastest time ever by a UF freshman in the 50 free (19.63), which tied for the fastest mark of the season by a UF swimmer (Brett Fraser)…Finished third in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free at the SEC Championships clocking in at 19.64 and 43.26, respectively…Was also a member of the second place 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams at the conference championships, finishing with four All-SEC honors and earning a spot on the All-SEC Freshman squad…Captured a pair of individual victories in the 50 free (20.57) and 100 fly (49.85) and swam the first leg of the 200 freestyle relay that finished first against Florida Atlantic…Won the 100 free crown against Georgia Tech, touching in 45.87…Collected four top-three finishes at the Big Al Open with a second in both the 50 (20.69) and 100 free (44.82) as well as a member of the 200 FR team and a third in the 100 back (51.30)…Made his NCAA swimming debut at the All-Florida Invitational, swimming as a member of both the 200 and 400 FR teams that each finished third…Finished in the top-three 13 times as a contributing member of relay squads…Helped lead head coach Gregg Troy to his 11th consecutive top-10 finish at NCAA’s.
High School: Graduated from Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Fla.,…Trained with Patriot Aquatics under head coach Clay Parnell…Four-time high school All-American…Named to the All-County Swim Team his last three years, and earned All-Conference first team honors as well…Won the state title in the 200 free his senior season…Won a silver medal in the 100 free as a senior…2009 Seminole County Swimmer of the Year…Broke three high-school records his senior year…The Orlando Sentinel Varsity Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 19, 2009…Named to the Pinch a Penny Honor Roll his last three years…Lake Brantley’s most valuable swimmer his sophomore through senior seasons, while being the varsity swim team captain his junior and senior years…Qualified for the state meet all four years…A National AP Scholar his senior year.
Personal: Born Bradley Thomas deBorde on Feb. 7, 1992, to parents David and Kate deBorde…Has one sibling, Chris (21), who is a senior at UF on the UF club swim team…Also considered Virginia in the recruiting process…Chose Florida because of the balance between academics and athletics…Hobbies outside of swimming include participating in environmental community issues and listening to music…Future ambition is to have a successful career…Majoring in industrial and systems engineering.