Bears' Second-Place 400 Medley Relay at Purdue Invitational
Honors & Awards 2012-13 All-MAC Second Team MAC Swimmer of the Week - Nov. 21, 2012 MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012
2012-13: Landed a spot on the All-MAC Second Team in his first season with the Bears ... Finished just outside of the top-100 nationally in both the 100 breast (113th) and 200 breast (114th) ... Recorded NCAA consideration times in the 100 and 200 breast ... Entered the 2013 MAC Championships with the league's top mark in the 100 breast and second-fastest 200 breaststroke time ... During Friday's prelims, secured top seed for 100 breast championship final (54.92); edged by EMU's Mike Fisher for the title by .19 seconds, but bettered prelims time by three hundredths ... Collected second top-five finish of the conference championship with fifth place in the 200 breast; added another career best in the championship finals (1:59.69) ... Swam the breaststroke leg of both Missouri State second-place medley relays; had the fastest split of any team in the 200 medley (24.91) and 400 medley relay (53.97) ... Notched three victories in the 100 breast during the regular season, including a win against No. 20 Penn State; won the 200 breast on five occasions ... Qualified for the A-Final in the 100 and 200 breast at both Purdue and UIW Invitationals ... Tabbed MAC Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 21) after his performance at the Purdue Invitational ... Ended the season as the Bears' top swimmer in both breaststroke events.
Background: Competed for Millard West (Neb.) High School and Millard Aquatic Club, under head coach Tracy Stauffer ... As a senior, earned NISCA All-American honors after being crowned state champion in the 100 breast; moved into No. 4 on Nebraska's All-Time Top 10 list with prelims time of 56.92 ... Finished high school career with pool, school and Metro Conference record in the 100 breast ... Following 2012 state meet, scored a pair of bronze medals in the 100 and 200 breast at Region VIII Spring Sectionals meet in Jenks, Okla. ... Placed top-six at state in the 100 breaststroke as a sophomore and junior ... Four-time athletic and academic letterman at Millard West ... Recognized on the 2011 and 2012 All-Metro and All-Conference teams ... Named to the Metro Conference All-Academic team four years in a row ... Chose Missouri State over Alabama, Minnesota and Pittsburgh...Listed as Nebraska's third-best recruit in 2012 by CollegeSwimming.com.
Personal: Isaac Charles Springer is the son of Chris and DeAnn Springer ... Born April 13, 1993 in Omaha, Neb. ... Has two brothers, Jacob and Nathan.