Ryan O'Donnell
Ryan O'Donnell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McFarland, Wis.

High School:
McFarland

Height:
5-10

Position:
Fly/Back/IM

Birthdate:
06/17/1993

2013-14: Raced to the third-fastest time in program history in the 200-yard backstroke (1:43.51) at the Big Ten championships ... also finished with the school's fifth-best time in the 100-yard backstroke (47.74) and seventh-best in the 200-yard IM (1:46.88) at Big Tens ... member of the pool record-setting 200-yard medley relay squad (1:32.78) at the Green Bay Dual ... won the 100-yard butterfly (20.39) at the Milwaukee Dual, where he also swam of leg of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay (1:24.26)

2012-13: Member of the 200-yard medley relay team (1:21.77) that finished ninth at the Big Ten championships ... swam to a personal-best time of 1:47.98 in the 200-yard IM at the Big Ten championships ... swam a personal best 1:44.51 in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big Ten championships ... swam a 'B' qualifying time and a personal-best in the 100-yard backstroke (48.11) at the Big Ten championships ... earned a third-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke (1:49.53) at the Big Ten Quad Duals ... finished in fourth place in the 200-yard backstroke (1:51.00) at the California Dual ... earned a top-20 finish in the 100-yard backstroke (48.78) at the Big Ten championships.

Prep: The two-time WIAA Swimmer of the Year achieved seven state championships over four-year career ... won a pair of relay and a pair of individual state championships during his senior campaign, while setting state records in both individual races ... earned a pair of state relay and individual championships during his sophomore and junior season ... winner of two relay state championships during freshman year, setting a state record ... also competed in soccer and track and field ... named a WIAA Scholar Athlete, as well as earning scholastic all-american honors.

Personal: Born in McFarland, Wis. ... parent is father, Larry ... has two brothers, Brandon and Derrick ... enjoys trampolines and soccer ... intended major is international business

Personal Bests
50 Free: 21.35 (11/30/2012)
100 Free: 47.56 (1/31/2014)
100 Fly: 49.08 (9/29/2012)
50 Back: 23.36 (11/1/2013)
100 Back: 47.74 (2/26/2014)
200 Back: 1:43.51 (2/26/2014)
200 IM: 1:46.88 (2/26/2014)

Honors
2014 Academic All-Big Ten

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