- class Senior
- High school Gaynes
Major – Telecommunications
2001-02 ? Recorded an NCAA ?B? cut in the 200y butterfly ? Placed 12th at the SEC Championships in the 200y butterfly (1:49.41) … Also swam the 200y IM (1:53.25) and 400y IM (4:00.39) at the conference championships … Holds the second-fastest time in school history in the 200y butterfly (1:48.04) … Also has the fourth-best time in the 200y IM (1:51.55) and 400y IM (3:55.79) … Clocked a personal best in the 100y butterfly (50.18) at the Bulldog Invitational, the eight-best time in UK history in the event … Also set a career best in the 200y butterfly at the Bulldog Invitational … Took home a second-place finish in the 200y butterfly (1:49.14) and fourth-place finishes in the 200y IM (1:52.65) and 400y IM (4:01.85) at the Nike Cup … Academic All-America honorable mention … PNC Bank Student Athlete of the Week (12/9/01).
2000-01 – Member of the 800y freestyle relay team that established the school record … Made the NCAA ?B? cuts in both the 400y IM and as a member of the 800y freestyle relay team … Finished 15th in the 200y butterfly, 16th in the 400y IM and 24th in the 200y IM at the SEC Championships, establishing career highs in both IMs … Swam the 200y IM multiple times, winning the event vs. Louisville and placing second at both LSU and Indiana; placed eighth at the SEC East Extravaganza … Placed first in the 200y butterfly at both Tennessee and Indiana, second at LSU, fourth at the Texas A&M Invitational and fifth at the SEC East Extravaganza … Finished second in the 400y IM and third in the 500y freestyle at Cincinnati … At the Texas A&M Invitational, finished 11th in the 400y IM … Won both the 200y freestyle and 200y backstroke at IUPUI dual meet … Finished seventh in the 400y IM at the SEC East Extravaganza … Began season as a member of the first-place 400y medley relay team against Louisville.
1999-00 – One of UK?s top competitors … Broke the 200y butterfly record which had previously been set in 1986 and was the oldest standing record … Placed 10th in the 200y butterfly, 21st in the 200y IM, and 24th in the 100y butterfly at the SEC Championships … Swam the 200y butterfly and the 400y IM at the US Open … Captured both the 200y IM and 200y butterfly in his college debut at the Louisville dual meet … Won the 200y butterfly in dual meets against Indiana and South Carolina … Won the 200y IM in the dual meet against LSU.
Pre-College – UK’s top incoming freshman… Finished first at the 1997 European Trials in the 400-meter I.M. and fifth in the 200 I.M… At the 1998 English Nationals, placed 16th in the 100 butterfly… Recorded a third place finish in the 200 butterfly at the 1996 European Junior Championship… Lists winning the European Trials as his most memorable moment in sports… Chose UK because of the team and the facilities… Chose the Cats over North Carolina State and Suth Carolina.
Best Times – 200 butterfly – 1:47.44; 200 IM – 1:51.55; 400 IM – 3:55.79; 50 freestyle – 22.32; 200 freestyle – 1:41.79; 500 freestyle – 4:37.99; 100 butterfly – 50.18.