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Garth Bringman
Garth Bringman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ind.

High School:
Columbus North

Event:
Distance Free

Birthdate:
06/23/1982



2002-03: Won the 200 breast against Miami (OH) with a time of 2:15.14 ... finished fifth in the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiate meet ... placed fourth in the 1000 free against Iowa ... finished second with the 400 free relay team against Notre Dame with Tony Ten Haagen, Nick Cenci and Kyle Jackson ... placed second with the 200 medley relay team against Miami (OH).

2001-02: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... swam to a 30th place finish at the Big Ten Championships in the 500 free with a season-best time ... was 25th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:00.65, his season-best and Purdue's sixth-fastest time of the year ... finished 23rd in the 1,650 free as the Boilermakers' third swimmer with a time of 15:57.29, also a season-best time ... tallied the Boilermakers' fifth-fastest 500 free time with a swim of 4:32.26.

2000-01: Swam the Boilermakers' second-fastest 1,650 free time in 15:49.34 with his 21st-place finish at Big Ten's ... recorded the team's third-best 1,000 free time at 9:32.95 ... finished the year with the fourth-best 500 free time at 4:32.55 with a 30th-place finish at Big Ten's ... his 30th-place finish in the 400 IM at the conference championships was a personal best ... swam to a 21st-place finish at Big Ten's in the 1,650 free with a personal best time ... won his first collegiate race in the 1,000 free against Evansville on Nov. 4, 2000 ... also saw time in the IM events.

High School: Named most improved swimmer sophomore year ... two-time Mental Attitude Award winner ... member of three-time team state champions.

Personal: Born June 23, 1982 ... given name is Garth Ryan Bringman ... parents are Ralph and Diane Bringman ... majoring in computer integrated manufacturing technology.