Max Pratt
Max  Pratt


Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Minneapolis Washburn HS


Digital Film Production


Men's Swimming & Diving Places 11 on Academic All-MAC List

Five seniors lead group of Bears swimmers among MAC academic award honorees


Men's Swimming & Diving Places Third at Shamrock Invite

The Bears achieve six season-best times in its final meet before the Mid-American Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in March


Bears Complete First Day of Shamrock Invitational

The Missouri State men's swimming and diving team has solid races on Friday in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley to stay with the pack of four teams heading into the second day of the Shamrock Invitational on Saturday


Senior Class Goes Out With a Bang, Bears Sweep Truman at HSC

The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day


Bears Swimming and Diving Falls to Missouri

Missouri State ends a busy October slate of swimming and diving competition with several swimmers picking up season-best times against the Tigers on Friday

Honors and Awards

MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011

2014-15 Season (Senior): Earned season-best runner up honors with a time of 1:40.84 in the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle in 4:31.30 at the Shamrock Invitational (Jan. 30) ... Also set a lifetime best in the 1650 freestyle (16:06.66) for sixth place ... Finished third in the 200 free behind teammates Miguel Davila and Will Brand in the dual against Truman State at Hammons Student Center (Jan. 17) ... Completed a personal mark of 10:17.17 in the 1000 free a dual at Missouri (Oct. 31) ... Swam a previous season-best time in fall at Denver in the 500 free.

2013-14 Season (Junior): Competed in a variety of freestyle events for the Bears ... Swam a career-best 1:40.45 in the 200 free at the Shamrock Invitational ... Finished third in the event ... Set another career-best at the Shamrock Invitational in the 500 free (4:35.70) and finished ninth among seven teams competing ... Also a member of 800 free relay squad that turned a second place time of 6:41.47.

2012-13 Season (Sophomore): Swam season best in the 200 free (1:46.41) at Missouri dual meet...Notched a season-best time in the 500 free (4:49.76) in the Purdue Invitational prelims ... Added depth in the Bears' distance group; swam the 1000 and 1650 free on several occasions; registered MSU career bests in both events at the Northwestern Dual Invitational (Feb. 1-2); finished 12th in the mile (16:55.93) and split 10:11.80 at the 1000-yard mark.

2011-12 Season (Freshman): Was entered as an exhibition swimmer for the 2012 MAC Championships ... Dropped nearly 10 seconds off his previous best in the 500 free (4:36.13); His prelims time would have qualified him for the B-Final in 16th place ... Had the 20th-fastest 200 free time (1:41.63) on the second day of the MAC Championships ... Finished on the season's top times list in three events including the 200 free (5th), 500 free (4th) and 200 breast (5th).

Background: Joins the Bears after participating in both swimming and tennis for the Minneapolis Washburn Millers ... Coached by Ryan Hoag ... Capped of his high school career finishing second in the Minnesota Class A state finals in the 200 free (1:44.04) and 500 free (4:42.43) ... Was named all-conference and all-state for the fourth straight year as a senior ... Also was a Swimmer of the Year nominee his senior season ... Was a senior captain for the Millers.

Personal: Max Daniel Pratt is the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Pratt ... Born March 4, 1992 in Edina, Minn. ... Has two sisters, Emma and Sophie ... His father played hockey and football at St. Cloud State University ... Majoring in digital film production.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 23.02 TYR Invitational 11/18/11
100 Free 47.30 2012 MAC Championships 3/3/12
200 Free 1:40.45 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
500 Free 4:31.30 Shamrock Invitational 1/30/15
1000 Free 10:11.80 Northwestern Dual Invitational - 1650 Free 2/2/13
1650 Free 16:06.66 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/15
100 Breast 1:03.16 UIW X-Mas Invitational 12/18/11
200 Breast 2:18.89 vs. Drury 10/28/11
200 IM 2:02.81 vs. TCU 12/14/13

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