Brandon Weissman
Brandon Weissman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Parkway Central High

Event:
Back/IM

10/11/2014

Bears Split With Salukis in Weekend Finale

The MSU men's swimming and diving team completes an undefeated weekend while the women fall to the Salukis Saturday

10/10/2014

Bears Sweep Purple Aces in First Dual Victory

Missouri State sets the pace in a sweep for the men's and women's swimming and diving teams over Evansville on Friday

02/01/2014

Swimming Bears Split at Shamrock Invitational; Defeat No. 25 Iowa

MSU beats ranked Hawkeyes, 213-157; falls to Notre Dame, 233-147

01/31/2014

Bears Swimming & Diving Starts Strong at Shamrock Invitational

MSU leads No. 25 Iowa, 61-49; trails, Notre Dame, 58-52

11/01/2013

Bears Swimming & Diving Tops Evansville at Home as Two Men's Pool Records Fall

MSU tops UE men, 131-103; women, 142-95

Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll -
Fall 2013

2013-14:
Competed in freestyle and backstroke events for the Bears ... Claimed his first career victory at the Evansville dual meet ... Won the 500 free with a time of 4:45.18 ... Finished second in the 200 back ahead of Iowa and Notre Dame swimmers, falling only to fellow MSU swimmer Paul Le at the Shamrock Invitational ... Placed 10th in the 500 free by swimming a career-best 4:36.58 at the Shamrock Invitational.

Background:
A two-time USA junior national qualifier in the 200-meter backstroke ... Joins the Bears by way of the Parkway Swim Club ... Ranked as the seventh-best recruit in the state of Missouri by CollegeSwimming.com ... Received all-state honors all four years at Parkway Central ... Helped lead the Colts to four straight Suburban South Conference championships and top-three finishes at state his final three seasons ... Took over the top three times in school history in the 500 free, 100 back and 200 IM ... A two-time conference champion in the 200 IM and once in the 100 breast ... As a senior captain at the 2012 MSHSAA Swimming Championships, he was a member of the Colts' first-place 200 medley and 400 free relays, while finishing fourth individually in the 200 IM (1:54.93) and tied for fourth in the 100 back (52.84) ... In 2011, he was a member of PCH's record-breaking 200 medley relay and finished top-eight in the 100 back (3rd) and 200 IM (8th) ... Named PCH Team MVP and Parkway Swim Club "Most Improved" swimmer as a junior ... Placed top-16 at state during his freshman and sophomore seasons in the 200 IM and 500 free...Academically, was named to the 2012 USA Swimming Scholastic All American team.

Personal: Brandon Scott Weissman is the son of Randy and Linda Weissman ... Born Dec. 27, 1994 in Plano, Texas ... Has two older sisters, Brittany and Courtney ... Plans to major in accounting at MSU.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
500 Free 4:36.58 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
1000 Free 9:45.10 vs. Southern Illinois 11/2/13
1650 Free 16:20.28 TYR Invitational - Timed Final 11/24/13
100 Back 55.65 vs. TCU 12/14/13
200 Back 1:49.07 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
200 Breast 2:17.63 vs. Southern Illinois 11/2/13
200 Free 1:49.48 vs. Evansville 10/10/14
400 IM 4:01.40 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14

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