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Arthur Frayler


Fort Washington, Pa. (Germantown Academy)

One-time All-American

One-time All-SEC

2014 SEC Champion 1650 Freestyle

2013 All-SEC Freshman Honoree


Top Times

500 Free:
4:17.45               (2014 SEC Championships)

1,000 Free: 9:02.88            (Tennessee, 2/1/13)

1,650 Free: 14:38.06          (2014 SEC Championships)

400 IM: 3:56.61                    (2013 Ohio State Invite)



400 Free: 3:53.69               (2012 USA Olympic Team Trials)

800 Free: 7:59.77               (2010 Pan Pacific Championships)

1,500 Free: 15:04.69          (2012 USA Olympic Team Trials)

400 IM: 4:31.25                    (2012 Indianapolis Grand Prix)


UF All-Time Rankings

1,650 Free: First (14:38.06)


National/International Competition: Participated in the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb. where he swam the 400 free and 1,500 free…Finished fifth in the 1,500 free…Earned a pair of top-six finishes in the 800 free (8:02.31) and 1500 free (15:13.41) at the 2013 US National Championships … Won gold in the 1,500 and silver in the 10k at the 2011 Pan American Games…Finished second in the Roverval 10k World Cup.


At Florida



Florida’s premiere distance swimmer heading into his junior season … Shattered Florida’s longest standing school record in the mile, Matt Celinksi’s school record of 14:47.26 from 1986, with a first place performance at the SEC Championships … Won his first conference crown in a new UF best time of 14:38.06 … Scooped up the bronze medal in the mile at the NCAA Championships in a time of 14:43.08, giving him the two fastest times ever recorded by a Gator in the event … Took seventh overall in the 500 free (4:18.17) at SECs … Placed 26th overall in the 500 (4:18.74) at NCAAs … Collected six individual wins in dual meet and invitational competition.


2012-13: Traveled to the 2013 NCAA Championships as a freshman, finishing 21st in the 1,650 free with a time of 14:57.95 and was 32nd in the 500 free in a time of 4:20.64…Earned All-SEC Freshman honors after finishing third in the 1,650 free clocking in with a career-best time of 14:49.88 and was 14th in the 500 free in a time of 4:21.08 at the 2013 SEC Championships…Won the 1,000 free touching the wall in a persona-best time of 9:02.88 in the win over Tennessee…Claimed first place in the 1,000 free (9:02.95) and took second in the 500 free (4:26.07) to help the Gators defeat Auburn…Grabbed the win in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:04.66 and was third in the 500 free in 4:30.57 against Florida Atlantic…Swam to victory in the 1,650 free setting a meet record time of 14:54.65 at the 2012 Ohio State Invitational, added a 12th place finish in the 500 free (4:24.94)…Scored points for the Gators after finishing first in the 1,000 free (9:08.36) and second in the 500 free (4:28.88) at in-state rival Florida State…Took second in the 1,000 free (9:11.08) and seventh in the 200 free (1:42.72), also posted a personal-best time of 4:04.32 in exhibition in the 400 IM against Texas A&M...Gathered his first win as a Gator in the 1,000 free (9:11.96), second in the 500 free (4:33.81) and fifth in the 200 free (1:41.85) at South Carolina…Finished third in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:07.15 and fourth in the 500 free in 4:29.80 at Georgia…In first meet as a Gator, finished second in the 1,650 free clocking in at 15:36.01 at the All-Florida Invitational.


Prior to Florida: Attended Germantown Academy where he was coached by Richard Shouldberg…Member of the Germantown Academy Aquatic Club…Was the No. 2 ranked recruit out of Pennsylvania…Parents are Michael and Roma Frayler…Father, Michael, played football for University of Miami…Has six siblings, Nick, Michael, Chris, Jason, Samantha Levy and Katie Janusz…Chose Florida over Georgia and Virginia.

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