Cajun Skinner
Cajun Skinner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East London, S. Africa

High School:
Tuks Sport Study

Event:
Breaststroke

03/07/2014

MSU Swimming & Diving Ups Lead at MAC Championships

Bears win four more events; lead by 118 points heading into final day

11/22/2013

Springer Sets School Record in 200 Breaststroke; MSU Finishes Third at TYR Invite

Bears conclude three-day event well

At Missouri State: Cajun Skinner will lead the breaststroke group again in his junior season for the Bears and will be a strong contender Mid-American Conference Championship...2008-09: Skinner was the top breaststroker for the Bears as a sophomore...at the Henderson Invitational, swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 53.57...in the Sun Belt Championship, swam in the 200-yard breaststroke in 1:58.67 , a season best for the Bears...also swam in the 200-meter individual medley at the SBC Championships and finished with a time of 1:51.41...at one point was ranked as the 19th best breaststroker in the NCAA...2007-08: Skinner was an excellent addition to the Bears' squad his freshman season. He was awarded MSU Freshman of the Year for his achievements in the pool. His times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ranked him second in school history in both events. In the conference meet, Skinner was a member of the record setting 400 medley relay, swimming the third leg of the race. He also took medalist honors in the 100 and 200 breaststroke with times of 55.72 and 2:00.48, respectively. He was awarded Sun Belt Medallion honors for his performances in all three races. Skinner was also listed on the collegeswimming.com men's All-America Honorable Mention Team. Background: Cajun Skinner came to Missouri State after representing South Africa at the 2003 African Junior Championship. Skinner was the level three South African age group champion. Personal: Full name is Cajun Skinner. Born May 8, 1987, in East London, South Africa. Son of Micheal and Vionne Skinner.

Career Best:

Event Time Date, Opponent/Meet

100 Breast 53.57 3/1/09, Last Chance Meet

200 Breast 1:58.67 2/21/09, SBC Championship

200 IM 1:51.41 2/19/09, SBC Championship

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