- class Senior
- High school South Charleston
2011-12: A leader as a junior in the freestyle distance events picking up several strong finishes and owning two individual team-highs for the season … Earned first win of the season in Nashville, Tenn. In the 1000-freestyle with a team-low 9:36.18 … Finished with a season and team low 4:26.86 time in the 500-freestyle earning second place at the Tennessee Invite … Picked up another second place finish against Alabama in the 1000-freestyle … Grabbed first place in the 1650-freestyle in dual meet with Cincinnati … Finished in the top-20 Championships in the 500-freestyle and a 17th place in the 1650-freestyle in the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
2010-11:Earned a second-place finish in the 1000-freestyle against Tennessee … Won the 1000-freestyle in Kentucky’s home dual meet against Louisville … Finished in second in the 500-freestyle in the Wildcats’ dual meet against North Carolina and Clemson … Led the Cats in the 500-freestyle against Alabama with a second-place finish … Had a top-16 finish in the 400-individual medley at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational … Turned in a 10th place finish and collegiate best time in the 1650-freestyle at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships … Came in 17th place in the 500-freestyle at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships
2009-10: Finished with a personal best time and 15th place finish in the 1650-free at the SEC Championships … Earned a 27th place finish at the conference meet in the 400-IM and a 34th place finish in the 500-free … Had an exceptional meet at the UT Invitational finishing in the top-six in every event he swam … Gained two career best times in the 500-free and 400-IM at the Invite … Obtained fifth place finishes in the 500 and 1650-free … Tapped in for sixth in the 400-IM at the Invite where he dropped five seconds … During dual meets he had six top-three finishes.
Pre-College: A two-time All-America selection in the 500-freestyle … Is the regional and state record holder in the 500-free … Team captain … Won five high school state championships … Most valuable swimmer award after claiming the state title in the 500-free … Competed at the Junior National Championships, Senior Championships and YMCA Championships … Two-time scholastic All-American … Swam for the Tri-County YMCA in Teays Valley, W.V. … Club coach was Aaron Settle … Chose UK because he was impressed with the team spirit.