Preston Selby
Preston  Selby

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Harding Charter Preparatory High

Event:
Back/Fly/Free

Major:
Undeclared

03/05/2016

MSU Earns Two Individual Titles, Bears Finish Third in MAC

Davila, Osvath earn gold medals on final day of Mid-American Conference Championships

03/04/2016

Bears Move up to Second After Day 3 of MAC Championships

Bears jump Buffalo and trail host Eastern Michigan

01/21/2016

MSU Swept by Drury in Dramatic Duel in the Pool Finish

Bears and Panthers meet comes down to last race

01/16/2016

Bears Cruise Past Bulldogs for Swimming & Diving Sweep

MSU wins 23 of 28 events

11/22/2015

School Records Fall as Purdue Invite Wraps up For Bears

Artur Osvath and Dora Kiss set new school records to highlight Missouri State’s final day of swimming at the Purdue Invitational Sunday

Honors & Awards
2014-15 Academic All-MAC Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll -
Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013

2015-16 Season (Junior): Competed in primarily butterfly and backstroke events for the Bears throughout the season … Took a meet-high 13th overall in the 100 fly at the 2016 MAC Championships … Also set season-best times in the 100 back and 200 fly at the MAC meet … Scored points for the Bears at the Purdue Invitational … Also had a top showing for Missouri State in the Duel in the Pool at Drury in January … Finished season with top-four times in three events for MSU, including the second fastest times in the 100 back and 100 fly.

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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