2006-07: Received semester honors and a spot on the A.D's honor roll in spring of 2007 ... tabbed to the Coach's honor roll in the fall of 2006 ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free and 100 fly and on the 200 free relay that placed seventh in 1:20.38 ... set a personal best of 20.59 in the 50 free at Big Ten's ... lone victory of the season came in the 100 free at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational ... 2006 U.S. Open qualifier in the 50 free and 100 fly ... placed third in the 50 free in dual vs. Ohio State.
2005-06: Named to Coach's Honor Roll in spring of 2006 ... Big Ten competitor in the 50 free and 100 and 200 fly ... posted a lifetime best of 20.68 during 50 free prelims at Big Tens ... fly times of 49.90 and 1:50.85 were both season bests ... swam third leg for 200 free rleay team that placed sixth at Big Tens with NCAA provisional cut of 1:20.72 ... recorded top season marks in the 100 and 200 free at the Purdue Invitational, swimming leadoff for both the 400 and 800 freestyle relays ... leadoff splits were clocked at 46.28 and 1:43.22.
2004-05: Big Ten scorer in the 200 fly (12th; 1:50.23) and with the school's 200 and 400 free relays, and its 200 medley relay ... Mullen and his relay teammates posted the team's fastest relay times of the season, finishing the 200 free in 1:22.09, the 400 free with an NCAA provisional cut of 2:57.63 and the 200 medley with a mark of 1:29.77 ... during prelims of the 200 fly at Big Tens, posted a lifetime best of 1:49.38 ... just missed scoring in the 100 fly with an 18th-place showing of 49.77 ... recorded top 50 free mark of the season at Big Tens, clocking a 21.01 in prelims ... placed third in the 100 free at regular season duals vs. Northwestern and Michigan State ... fastest 100 free time of season, 46.25, earned him fourth place against Indiana ... winner with four relays during regular dual-meet season ... won with the 400 medley at the Florida Atlantic duals and against Michigan State ... teammed with Joe Colley, Giordan Pogioli and Iggy Goh to win the 200 medley at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... beat Arizona State with the 400 free relay team of Eric Prugh, Trey Smith and Romain Maire ... competed at U.S. Nationals in the 200-meter fly, clocking a time of 2:08.67.
High School: Graduated from Centerville High School in 2004 where he was a four-time All-American ... left Centerville High as the school record holder in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly ... won three Most Valuable Swimmer awards ... captained team as a senior ... was the 2004 district champion in the 50 and 100 free ... also set sectional records in both sprint freestyle events ... district champion in the 100 free as a sophomore ... helped establish district record in the 200 free relay as a freshman ... was part of four GWOC championship teams ... USA sectional champion in the 200 fly ... head coach was Mark Davis.
Personal: Given name is Gary John Mullen ... born March 1, 1986 ... son of Gary and Debbie Mullen ... has one sister, Emily ... majoring in health sciences - pre-physical therapy.