Naresh Naik
Naresh Naik

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Edmond Memorial High

Event:
Free/Fly

Background: Joins MSU sophomores Paul Le and Isaac McKnight as former members of the Chesapeake Swim Club in Oklahoma ... Ranked as the No. 2 swimmer in the state by CollegeSwimming.com ... Finished runner-up in the 200 free (1:42.41) at the 2013 state meet ... Cruised to an individual title as a senior in the 500 free; entered A-Final as top seed and won the heat by a 10-second margin (4:33.44) ... Was a key component on Edmond Memorial's second-place relays ... Rewrote the school records in the 100 fly, 100 back and 200 free as a junior ... At the 2012 OSSAA Class 6A state championships, he was crowned champion in the 100 free (46.83) and finished third in the 200 IM (1:54.22) ... He is USA junior national qualifier in the 100, 200 and 500 free, 100 back, 100 and 200 fly and 200 IM ... Was named 2012 Oklahoma 6A Swimmer of the Year as well as the Joe Stocker Swimmer of the Year ... Had to sit out his sophomore year after transferring from Heritage Hall following his freshman season.

Personal: Naresh Naik is the son of Kam and Jocelyn Naik ... Born Feb. 22, 1995 in Richlands, Va. ... Has one brother, Narayan ... Older brother, Narayan, swam two seasons at Wyoming, before transferring to South Carolina ... Plans to major in accounting or finance.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
100 Free 47.92 vs. Evansville 11/1/13
200 Free 1:43.80 vs. TCU 12/14/13
500 Free 4:30.49 TYR Invitational 11/22/13
1000 Free 9:32.26 vs. TCU 12/14/13
1650 Free 15:43.91 TYR Invitational- Timed Final 11/24/13
400 IM 4:01.62 TYR Invitational 11/23/13

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