Tom Bullock
Tom Bullock


Fort Smith, Ark.

High School:
Northside High


~2008-09 Missouri State Freshman of the Year

~2008-09 Missouri State Honor Roll

At Missouri State: Bullock returns to the pool as one of the top distance swimmers for the Bears and in the entire Mid-American Conference...

2009-10: Bullock continued to improve to an already impressive career. At the Mid-American Conference Championships, he swam personal-bests in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:51.33) and the 200-yard butterfly (1:53.29), both marked the second-fastest time from a Bear that season. Additionally, Bullock cracked the season top three in all three of the distance freestyle events: 500-yard freestyle (4:34.36, 3rd), 1,000-yard freestyle (9:44.34, 3rd) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:51.33, 2nd).

2008-09: As a freshman, Bullock swam his way into the top five in four separate events for the bears (500 Freestyle, 1,650 Freestyle, 200 Butterfly, 400 Individual Medley) ...swam a personal best 4:33.45 in the 500-yard freestyle at the Sun Belt Championships.

Background: Thomas Bullock joins the Bears after participating in both swimming and cross country for the Northside High Bears. Bullock was named both all-conference and all-state all four years in swimming. During his freshman year, Bullock earned all-state honors in the 500 free, 100 back, 100 free relay and was named to the all-conference squad in the 50 medley relay. As a sophomore, he was an all-state selection in the 200 free and 100 back as well as being named all-conference. In his junior year he was team captain, all-conference, and was all-state in the 200 IM and 100 back. Bullock garnered all-conference and all-state honors in the 500 and 200 free and was named team captain of the Northside Bears swimming squad for the second consecutive year.

Personal: Full name is Thomas Bullock. Born October 27, 1989, in Fort Smith, Ark. Son of Ian and Kara Bullock. His brother, Ryan Bullock, swam for Missouri State from 2003-07.

Career Best:

Event Time Opponent/Meet, Date

1650 Free 15:51.33 MAC Championship, 03/06/10

1000 Free 9:44.34 vs. Drury, 10/31/09

500 Free 4:33.20 SBC Championship, 02/19/09

200 Free 1:44.22 vs. Lindenwood, 11/06/10

200 Fly 1:53.29 MAC Championship, 03/06/10

400 IM 4:16.51 at. Western Illinois, 10/23/09

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