Pavel Sankovich was awarded the 2014 Men's ACC Championships Swimmer of the Meet honor for the second-consecutive year while leading the Seminoles to a fifth place team finish.
The Florida State men's swim team had a strong day at the ACC Championships, capturing three events while rewriting the record books in four events.
Seniors Pavel Sankovich and Paul Murray set new ACC Meet, Conference and FSU records in their individual races on the second night of the ACC Championships.
The 200 medley relay and Kevin Rogers posted new FSU records on the first night of the ACC Championships
Sophomore Madison Jacobi set a new school record in the 1000 free with a time of 9:46.25
500 free: 4:27.42
200 back: 1:44.85
2012-2013: Placed ninth in the 200 free with a career best time of 1:36.44 at the ACC Championships...also placed 15th in the 200 back before swimming a best time in prelims of 1:44.88...earned a second swim in the 500 free...swam the third leg in the 800 free relay posting the fastest split of 1:35.81 while taking fourth place at ACC's...won the 200 free at the Georgia Tech Invite with a time of 1:37.76.
2011-2012: Took tenth in the 500 free with a time of 4:27.60 and placed 12th in the 200 free at 1:38.16 (1:37. 59 prelims) at the ACC Championships...swam in the bonus heat of the 200 back swimming his best time in prelims at 1:46.73.
High School: Finished 13th in the men's 100 back at the 2011 Junior Nationals with a time of 57.87... has been labeled the fifth best recruit in the state of North Carolina by collegeswimming.com...placed second in the 100 back at the 2011 YMCA Nationals... was Broughton High School's MVP 2009-2011...was a part of the 200, 400 and 800 free relays that broke national records at YMCA nationals...is a member of the the YMCA of the Triangle Area where he holds the record for the 100-meter back and is coached by FSU alumni Chad Onken...also owns junior national qualifying marks in seven different events.
Personal: Born June 27, 1992...son of Joe and Karen Rogers...graduated from Broughton High School in 2011 where he achieved high honors all four years where he also completed 125 hours of community service...was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American...majoring in Sports Management.