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.
Honors: NCAA Qualifier, All-ACC, School Record Holder
2008-09: Competed in the 2009 U.S. Open Swimming Championships...competed in two relays and finished 21st in the 100 breast (53.72) at the NCAA Championships...earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 100 breast (53.30) at the ACC Championships...also finished 11th in the 200 breast (1:59.38) and swam the breaststroke leg of the school record breaking 200 medley relay (1:26.12) and 400 medley relay (3:08.89)...swam a personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 54.43 in the 100 breast at the USA Short Course National Championships...also swam a career best of 1:59.51 in the 200 breast.
2007-08: Scored points in both breaststroke events at the ACC Championships...finished ninth with a personal best time of 54.81 in the 100 breast and ninth in the 200 breast also with a personal best of 1:59.96...earned second place honors in the 200 breast (2:01.86) and third place honors in the 100 breast (55.84) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
2006-07: Joined the Seminoles in January of 2007...made a splash at the ACC Championships by scoring 23 points...finished seventh in the 100 breast (55.62) and eighth in the 200 breast (2:04.25)...clocked in for a fourth place finish at the Dallas Morning News Classic in the 100 breast (57.83).
High School: In 2005, won the VHSL State Championship in the 100 Breaststroke...in the 2006 YMCA National Championships, placed first in 200 breaststroke and second in the 100 breaststroke...part of YMCA National Championship 200 and 400 medley relay teams...at the 2006 US Open, placed 15th in the 100 breaststroke and qualified for 2007 senior national championships...member of the Virginia Gators club team coached by Doug Fonder.
Personal: plans to major in exercise science...son of Lee Ann Hill and Gary Thacker.