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Eric Prugh
Eric Prugh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central

Event:
Sprint Free/Back

Birthdate:
04/05/1983



2003-04: Named team captain for 2004-05 ... academic All-Big Ten ... placed 11th in the finals of the 200 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, recording a time of 1:38.53 ... during the 200 free prelims, recorded a lifetime best and NCAA provisional cut of 1:38.48 ... also competed in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle at the conference championships ...won four 200 free races during the regular season, beating competitors from Georgia Tech, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Texas A&M, as well as the mulit-team field at the Purdue Invitational ... finished as the runner-up in the 200 free against Michigan ... posted back-to-back third place showings in the 200 free vs. Arizona State and at the Arizona/Missouri Triangular ... beat all competitors in the 100 free at the Georgia Tech/Florida Atlantic Triangular ... against Michigan State, placed second in the 100 and 200 backstroke ... was part of the 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams at the Big Ten Championships, which posted NCAA provisional times ... the 400 free relay team completed its course in 2:59.28 and the 800 team came across in 6:36.28 ... his 100 free split time in the 400 relay was timed at 44.36 and his 200 free split time in the 800 relay was clocked at 1:38.60.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 back, the 200 free, and the 200 IM ... clocked a personal best of 1:52.80 in the 200 back ... placed second in the 100 free against Miami (OH) ... finished third in the 100 free against Michigan ... placed second in the 200 free against Miami (OH) and Iowa ... finished third in the 100 free against Indiana ... placed third in the 200 IM against Notre Dame ... placed second with Kyle Jackson, Blake Scholz, and Tamas Bessenyei in the 400 medley relay against Notre Dame (3:27.26) ... finished second in the 800 free relay with Ehud Dekter, Kyle Jackson, and Jeremy Wright against Cincinnati/Georgia Tech.

2001-02: Swam team's fourth-fastest 100 free time in 46.34 ... won the 200 free at Indiana with a time of 1:40.27, was the team's fourth-fastest mark of the season ... swam third leg on the year's fastest 800 free relay team for a season-best time of 6:36.22 and a personal split time of 1:39.94 ... finished 49th at the Big Ten Championships in the 500 free with a time of 4:40.73 ... was 23rd in the 200 free ... came in 41st in the 100 free with a time of 46.34, also a season-best mark ... 800 free relay team finished fifth at the Big Ten meet with an NCAA `B'-cut mark.

High School: Four-time varsity letterwinner ... county and sectional finalist freshman year ... most improved and highest GPA awards sophomore year ... three-time mental attitude award winner ... all-county sophomore year ... all-conference sophomore and junior years ... sectional champion in 100 free junior year ... three-time county champion and four-time conference champion junior year ... All-American junior year ... state finalist junior year ... team captain junior and senior years ... four-time county champion and two-time conference champion senior year ... all-state senior year ... sectional champ 100 free senior year ... finished sixth in 50 and 100 free at state senior year ... also played tennis ... National Honor Society member ... awarded Leadership Award

Personal: Born April 5, 1983 ... given name is Eric M. Prugh ... parents are Mike and Pamela Prugh ... has an older brother, Brian, and a younger sister, Amy ... plans on majoring in computer graphics technology.