Five seniors lead group of Bears swimmers among MAC academic award honorees
The Bears achieve six season-best times in its final meet before the Mid-American Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in March
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
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
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 AwardsMSU 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.