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  Ian Powell
Ian Powell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guernsey, Channel Islands

High School:
Millfield School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Back, Fly


2006-07: Scored points in four events at the ACC Championships (Feb. 21-24)...swam the leadoff leg in the 200 medley relay that claimed first place, set a new school record, and a new UNC pool record and an NCAA "B" cut (1:27.71)...placed sixth in the 200 fly (1:49.37) and set a new personal best in the 100 fly prelims (48.88) en route to a seventh place finish...took eighth in the 100 back (49.77)...against national champion Auburn (Jan. 27) claimed third place in the 200 fly (1:50.64)... notched a pair of first place finishes against UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 6) in the 100 fly (50.12) and 100 back (50.88)...helped the cause against Florida (Nov. 21) by finishing second in the 200 fly (1:48.40) and taking third place in the 200 back in an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:47.08...hit the fast waters of the Nike Cup Invitational (Nov. 16) to set a new personal record and NCAA "B" cut time of 1:47.02 in the prelims of the 200 back en route to a second place finish (1:47.47)...also placed second in the 100 back (49.38) and third in the 200 fly (1:48.89)...opened the season with a trio of victories against Clemson (Oct. 7) in the 100 fly (50.27), 200 fly (1:49.34) and 200 back (1:50.00).

2005-06: Over the summer swam at the British Nationals (LCM) and finished third in the 200 fly (2:01.6) and fifth in the 100 fly (55.60)...also competed in the Commonwealth Games (LCM) finishing seventh in the 200 back (2:06.01) and eighth in the 200 fly (2:02.2)...scored points in three events at the ACC Championships (Feb. 22-25) despite battling illness...swam the backstroke leg of the 200 medley relay that took the second with an NCAA "B" of 1:27.80...finished eighth in the 200 back with a time of 1:49.29...recorded a season best in the 200 back in the prelims with a time of 1:48.42...finished 16th in the 200 fly with a time of 1:51.42...finished fifth in the 200 fly (1:51.12), seventh in the 100 back (51.35) and eighth in the 200 back (1:49.84) at the Dallas Morning News Classic (Jan. 13-14)...recorded a season best in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.89 to take sixth in a dual meet against Florida (Nov. 22)...won the 200 fly with a personal best of 1:48.29 at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...also recorded a personal best swimming the 100 back (50.00) leadoff leg of the 400 medley relay that finished second...took second in the 200 back (1:48.51) and fourth in the 100 fly (49.78)...registered three second place finishes at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22) in the 100 fly (50.29), 100 back (51.16) and 200 fly (1:49.30)...also finished sixth in the 400 IM in 4:05.84.

2004-05: Point scorer at the ACC Championships (Feb. 23-26) in both backstroke events...Qualified for the finals of the 200 backstroke where he placed sixth with a 1:47.63 to tie his career best. Time rates as the fourth-best in Seminole history...Came in 13th during the 100 backstroke, notching a time of 50.33...Added a bonus heat swim in the 200 individual medley, touching in with a time of 1:53.00...Best meet of the year was the Georgia Fall Invitational (Dec. 3-5) where he set all four of his top times...Took fifth in the 200 backstroke with a mark of 1:47.63...Pair of ninth place finishes included a 50.08 in the 100 backstroke - the eighth-fastest time ever at FSU - to go along with a 1:52.29 in the 200 IM...Placed sixth in the 200 butterfly, notching a personal standard of 1:51.88...Top five in both backstroke events at the Dallas Morning News Classic (Jan. 14-15), taking fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:49.94) and fifth at the 100-yard distance (51.82)...Amassed eight victories during the dual meet campaign...One FSU's best swimmers during the dual meet season, notching a top-five finish in all 20 races he swam...Swam in the four events at the British ASA Commonwealth Games Trials, making the finals of all three backstroke races...Best finish was a seventh-place 27.38 during the 50-meter backstroke...Took ninth at the 200-meter distance (2:07.33), while touching in with a tenth-place 58.91 during the 100 backstroke...Added a 100-meter butterfly time of 56.04 to take 12th in the semifinals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won a gold medal at the British National Youth Championships, taking first in the 200 meter backstroke... Also finished second in the 100 meter backstroke and fourth in the 200 meter...Top times in short course meters include 100 backstroke: 56.90 (50.98 - converted), 200 backstroke: 2:00.79 (1:48.23) and 200 butterfly: 2:04.11 (1:51.81)... Long course meters marks: 100 backstroke (59.67), 200 backstroke (2:05.58) and 200 butterfly (2:06.52)...Swam for Doug Campbell on the Millfield School team while Alison Frankdard was his club coach for the Beau Sejour Barracudas.

PERSONAL: Born December 16, 1985...Undecided on major...Son Allan and Pam Powell...Attended same high school as Seminole teammate Edward Denton and head coach Neil Harper.

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