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Brandon O'Donnell
Brandon O'Donnell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McFarland, Wis.

High School:
McFarland

Height:
5-11

Event:
Free/Fly/IM

2011-12: Tallied three fifth-place finishes in the 100 yard backstroke, at the Milwaukee Dual (56.17), Arizona State Dual (54.94), and Northwestern Dual (54.27) ... improved on those times with a 53.36 finish at the Texas Invitational ... also took 29th in the 100 yard butterfly (50.11) at the Texas Invitational ... earned 23rd place in the 200 fly (1:52.60) at the Texas Invitational ... claimed three top-four finishes in the 200 IM, starting with a fourth-place mark of 2:00.85 at the Milwaukee Dual, third-place 1:58.43 at the Minnesota Dual, and ending with a third-place 1:57.11 at the Arizona State Dual ... went on to finish 30th in the event (1:53.54) at the Texas Invitational... placed second (4:13.92) and sixth (4:08.50) in the 400 yard individual medley at the Northwestern and USC Duals, respectively

2010-11: Placed 3rd in the 200 yard medley relay (1:35.34), 7th in the 100 yard butterfly (54.12), and 7th in the 200 yard individual medley (2:01.12) at the Milwaukee Dual ... Finished 5th in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:14.95) and 7th in the 100 yard butterfly (53.04) at the Iowa Dual ... Took 5th in the 200 yard individual medley (2:00.11) at the Minnesota Dual ... Posted a season best time of 52.41 in the 100 yard butterfly to finish 6th at the Northwestern Dual ... Finished 16th in the 200 yard butterfly (1:54.97), 19th in the 200 yard individual medley (1:54.55), and 26th in the 100 yard butterfly (51.64) at the Texas Invitational ... Took 6th in the 200 yard freestyle (1:46.17) at the Green Bay Dual ... Set a personal best in the 100 yard freestyle (46.33)at the Big Ten Championships.

2009-10:
Finished 39th in the 100 yard butterfly (51.00), 48th in the 200 yard individual medley (1:54.18), and 62nd in the 100 yard freestyle (47.22) at the Big Ten Championships.. helped the Badgers' finish 2nd in the 200 yard medley relay at the Milwaukee Dual in 1:35.33... took 4th in the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 52.86 at the Minnesota Dual

Prep: Helped McFarland to three-consecutive Wisconsin Division 2 state team championships ... also led team to three-consecutive state titles in the 200-yard medley relay champion ... finished as a six-time state champion at the WIAA meet, also scoring two runner-up finishes ... named Division 2 Swimmer of the Year after winning three titles as a senior ... holds school records in the 100 free and 100 fly ... also competed in track and cross country ... qualified for state meet in the 4x800-meter relay as a sophomore and for state cross country meet as a junior ... also swam for McFarland Spartan Sharks club team ... named Scholastic All-American ... earned AP Scholar award

Personal: Born in Memphis, Tenn. ... parents are Angie and Larry ... has two brothers, Derrick and Ryan ... Derrick swam for the UW men's swimming team from 2006-2010

Personal Bests (SCY)
50 Free: 21.24 (Prep)
100 Free: 46.33 (2/26/2011)
200 Free: 1:42.07 (12/1/2011)
100 Back: 53.36 (12/1/2011)
100 Fly:49.60 (2/22/2012)
200 Fly: 1:50.05 (2/22/2012)
200 IM: 1:50.46 (2/22/2012)
400 IM: 4:08.50 (1/18/2012)

At the Big Ten Championships
2011
100 Fly: 41st (50.62)
100 Free: 57th (46.33)
200 IM: 45th (1:53.21)

2010
100 Free: 62nd (47.22)
100 Fly: 39th (51.00)
200 IM: 48th (1:54.18)

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