Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
Previous School: Univ. of Florida
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Horticulture
2011-12 SEASON: HONORS ... NCAA Division II National Champion for third straight year in 200-yard backstroke ... national champion (400-yard medley; 800-yard freestyle) ... All-American (100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle, 400-yard medley relay, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Honorable Mention All-American (200-yard medley relay) ... Counsilman Hunsaker National Division II Male Swimmer of the Week (12/20/11) ... SSC Male Athlete of the Year ... SSC Swimmer of the Year ... First-Team All-SSC ... SSC Swimmer of the Week (10/10/11, 12/20/11) ... Team MVP ... swam in all 13 meets ... set six school records during the 2011-12 season ... holds school record in both the 100-yard (44.43) and 200-yard freestyles (1:36.57) ... established a new school record in the 200 individual medley (1:47.35) at the NCAA D-II Championships and also set a new school mark in the 400 individual medley (4:00.28) at the SSC Championships ... swam school record times in both the 100 and 200-yard backstrokes at the NCAA D-II Championships .. his new school record times were 47.41 in the 100 back and 1:43.41 in the 200 back ... was also a member of the school's three record setting relay teams at the NCAA D-II Championships ... led off on the school record 800 freestyle relay team (6:27.73) and he also was the lead swimmer on both the school record setting 200 and 400 medley relay teams ... swam season's second-fastest 100-yard butterfly time (50.53) in preliminaries of NSU Invitational ... currently holds seven school records in individual events and also holds three school records in relays.
2010-11 SEASON: HONORS ... NCAA Division II Champion for second straight year in 200-yard backstroke ... national champion (400 medley relay team) ... All-American (200 back, 100 back, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay ... honorable mention All-American (400 free relay, 800 free relay) ... SSC Male Athlete of the Year ... SSC Male Swimmer of the Year ... 1st-team All-SSC ... SSC Swimmer of the Week (10/4/10, 12/20/10) ... Team MVP ... FSC Male Athlete of the Year ... swam in 13 meets … national champion in 200 back with school-record time of 1:45.02 … has not been beaten in 200 back in two seasons (9 meets) … at D-II Championship also set school records in 100 free (44.81-relay leg); 200 free (1:39.06-relay leg), 100 back (48.24 – 2nd) and swam leadoff on five relay teams that set school records – national champion 400 medley relay team (3:14.91), 200 free relay team (1:21.62 – 4th), 400 free relay team (3:02.44 -13th), 800 free relay team (6:46.34 – 10th), 200 medley relay team (1:28.63 – 2nd) … in addition to school records, had season’s best times in 50 free (20.53), 50 back (22.26), 2nd-best time in 100 fly (49.95) … won 100 back, 200 back and swam on 1st-place 200 medley relay team and 400 medley relay team, 2nd-place 400 free relay team and 3rd-place 800 free relay team at SSC Championship … had 18 regular season individual wins – 6 in 100 back, 3 in 100 fly and 200 free, 2 in 50 free, 100 free and 200 back … swam on 10 regular season 1st-place relay teams – 5 in 400 medley relay, 3 in 200 medley relay, 1 in 400 free relay and 800 free relay … holds total of 5 individual school records (set 50 free record last season -20.47) and is on 5 record-setting relay teams.
2009-10 SEASON: HONORS - NCAA Division II Champion in 200-yard backstroke, first in FSC history ... earned seven All-America awards at D-II Championship (200-yard backstroke, 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 50-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay) ... Bluegrass Mountain Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week (1/25) ... team MVP ... in addition to winning D-II title in 200-yard backstroke, was runner-up in 100-yard backstroke by less than one second ... swam leadoff on sixth-place 200-yard medley relay and fifth-place 400-yard medley relay ... set school records in four events - 50-yard freestyle (20.27), 100-yard freestyle (45.16), 100-yard backstroke (48.78) and 200-yard backstroke (1:46.71) ... also swam on four relay teams that set school records - 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.61), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:04.80), 200-yard medley relay (1:30.83) and 400-yard medley relay (3:19.68) ... swam in just four meets ... had nine top-five finishes and six individual event wins prior to national championship ... won 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke at Bluegrass Mountain Conference championship (2/17-20), won 100-yard backstroke vs. Rollins (1/23), won 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle vs. Tampa (10/10).
Transferred to FSC from University of Florida.
2008-09 SEASON: Redshirted at Florida.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Gainesville High School ... placed second in 100-yard backstroke and sixth in 100-yard freestyle at 2007 3A state high school championship.
PERSONAL: Majoring in landscape design ... son of Sue Halfacre ... competed at the U.S. National Championship in Palo Alto, Calif., last August ... swam on Gator Swim Club at Florida ... born 1/19/90.