Preston Selby
Preston  Selby

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Harding Charter Preparatory High

Event:
Back/Fly/Free

Major:
Undeclared

04/17/2015

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

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

03/07/2015

Men's Swimming & Diving Gets Runner-up at MAC Championship

The Bears win three titles on the final day of the 2015 Mid-American Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, but they're not enough as Missouri State finishes runner-up by a slim 20 points

03/06/2015

Strong Third Day Showing Propels Bears Back Into Lead

The Missouri State men's swimming and diving team earns four conference championships - behind three Mid-American Conference- and pool-record times - to retake a slim lead heading into the final day of the 2015 MAC Championships

01/23/2015

Bears Break Four Pool Records in Road Victory Over Miners

The Missouri State men's swimming and diving team breaks four pool records at Missouri S&T to beat the Miners after back-to-back days of competition

11/22/2014

Swimming & Diving Completes Second Day at U of L Invite

The Missouri State Bears swimming and diving team continues its Louisville Invitational showing by setting multiple season-best times Saturday

Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll -
Fall 2014, Fall 2013

2014-15 Season (Sophomore): Finished season at the Mid-American Conference Championships with two lifetime bests … Best finish was a first-place showing in the B-finals of the 100 butterfly (49.12) … Also made B-finals appearances in the 100 backstroke (49.96) and 200 butterfly (1:50.54), placing 11th and 13th overall, respectively … Swam second-fastest 100 back times in conference duals at Evansville (Oct. 10) and Southern Illinois (Oct. 11) … Finished with a lifetime-best 1:59.21 in the 200 backstroke in the ‘Duel in the Pool’ at Hammons Student Center … Also had two of best swims this season at Louisville Invitational … Had top-five times in three events for the Bears.

2013-14 Season (Freshman): Competed in primarily in freestyle and butterfly events for the Bears ... Had numerous top finishes at the Shamrock Invitational, as well as at TYR Invitational and in dual against TCU ... Broke four personal marks alone late in year at Shamrock Invite ... Beat multiple competitors from Notre Dame and Iowa in event.

Background:
Swam for Chesapeake Swim Club, the same team that produced fellow 2013 recruit Naresh Naik, as well as current MSU men's swimmers Paul Le and Isaac McKnight ... As a senior, broke the Oklahoma 5A state record in the 100 butterfly (51.44) and also claimed first place in the 100-yard backstroke (51.56) ... Followed his performance at the 2013 state meet, he registered a lifetime best in the 100 fly (51.20) at the Speedo Spring Sectionals meet in Jenks, Okla. ... His junior year, he was crowned state champion in the 200 free (1:47.02) and 100 free (48.27)...Ranked as the fifth-best recruit in the state of Oklahoma for 2013, according to CollegeSwimming.com ... Outside of swimming, Selby became an Eagle Scout at the age of 16.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 21.49 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
100 Back 49.92 Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
200 Back 1:59.21 Duel in the Pool 10/16/14
50 Fly 23.59 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
100 Fly

49.12

2015 MAC Championships 3/5/15
200 Fly

1:50.54

2015 MAC Championships 3/7/15

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