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Mark Wolfred
Mark Wolfred

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Noblesville, Ind.

High School:
Noblesville

Event:
Breast/Dist. Freestyle



2004-05: Named team tri-captain with Adam King and Blake Scholz ... Academic All-Big Ten ... posted lifetime bests in three events: 500, 1000 and 1650 free ... top 500 free time of 4:33.77 was recorded at the Wisconsin/Minnesota triangular ... career best mark of 9:29.69 in the 1000 free earned him a victory against Michigan State ... personal record of 15:51 in the mile was registered at the Minnesota Invitational ... was the runner-up in the 500 and 1000 free at Northwestern dual meet.

2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... one of three student-athletes in the conference competing in a winter sport to maintain a perfect grade-point average ... recorded personal bests in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships ... posted a mark of 4:35.03 in the 500 free and a 15:51.98 in the mile race ... personal best of 9:30.70 in the 1,000 free was posted against Indiana ... registered third-place showings at Arizona State in the 500, 800 and 1,000-meter freestyle ... was the bronze-medal winner in the 1,000 free against Texas A&M and Michigan State ... placed third in the 200 free at the season-opening Indiana Intercollegiates.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 500 free and the 400 IM ... set personal bests in the 500 free (4:38.75) and in the 400 IM (4:03.68) ... also competed in the 1,650 free at Big Ten's, setting a personal best of 16:03.28 ... placed fifth in the 100 breast against Notre Dame ... finished third in the 500 free against Michigan and at the Indiana Intercollegeiate meet ... clocked a personal best of 9:37.29 in the 1000 free against Indiana to finished fourth ... placed third in the 1000 free in meets against Iowa and Miami (OH) ... finished fourth in the 400 IM against Indiana ... placed fourth in the 1650 free against Notre Dame.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... also played junior varsity baseball for two years ... three-time team MVP ... co-captain as a senior ... broke the NHS 200 IM record as a sophomore and his own record two more times ... was anchor leg of school-record-holding 400 free relay team as a junior ... broke NHS 500 free record as a senior ... named Outstanding Male Student-Athlete of high school his senior year ... also earned the science departmental award as a senior.

Personal: Born Oct. 28, 1983 ... given name is Mark Brandon Wolfred ... parents are Maury and Cindy Wolfred ... has one brother, Drew, and one sister, Maggie ... both parents are Purdue alums ... dad, Maury, and uncle, Rich, swam for the Boilermakers ... uncle, Dan, swam for Rutgers ... father, Maury, was a Red Mackey Award winner... industrial engineering major.