Michael Averett
Michael Averett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davie, Fla

High School:
Pinecrest

Height:
6-2

Event:
Free, Fly



2003-04: Swam the butterfly leg of the Seminoles winning 200 medley relay at the ACC Championships (Feb. 25-26), earning the first All-ACC honors of his career...Scored valuable points at the league meet with a trio of swims in the consolation finals...Posted an NCAA "B" cut and career-best time of 48.55, ranked sixth in the ACC, to take seventh in the 100 butterfly. Time ranks as the ninthfastest in school history...Also placed seventh with a personalbest time of 44.95--the seventh-fastest time in the league last year--in the 100 free...Third top-16 finish was a ninth-place showing in the 50 free (20.42)...Leadoff split of 20.38 in the 200 free relay was a personal-best and ranked sixth in the conference...Member of the second-place 200 free and 400 medley relays...Scored three top-five finishes at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational (Nov. 21-23), including a third-place mark of 45.27 in the 100 free. Meet also saw him produced a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly while hitting the wall in fifth during the 50 free...Recorded 12 top-three finishes during the dual meet season...Excelled in the classroom, earning ACC Academic Honor Roll accolades.


2002-03: Earned co-Most Improved Swimmer honors as awarded by the coaching staff...Swam on the 400-free relay team that placed second at the ACC Championships with an NCAA \ Michael Averett 25 time of 2:57.67...Member of the 800-free relay squad that finished fourth at the ACC meet with a team-best time of 6:41.75...Seasonbest 50-free time of 20.71 came in an 11th-place finish at the league championships ...Scored points with a 13th-place finish in the 100-free with a time of 45.43...Swam at the time the tenth fastest 100-fly time in school history, going 49.10 at the ACC meet...Member of two wining relays (200 medley and 400 free) at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 6-8), while also finishing third in the 100-free (45.08) and sixth in the 100-fly (49.70)...Earned two relay victories during the dual meet season...Took part in the winning 200-medley relay team against Indian River (Nov. 9) and 200-free relay team against UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 4).


2001-02: Garnered ACC Swimmer of the Week honors on January 4...Won the consolation final for a ninth-place finish in the 100 butterfly at the ACC meet...Also placed 20th in the 100 free at the conference meet...Member of the second-place 400 free relay at the Georgia Invitational, while swimming on the fourth place 200 medley and 200 free relays that placed eighth...Notched three top 15 individual finishes at the meet, topped by an 11th place mark in the 100 freestyle...Turned in the second-fastest FSU times of the season in the 200 free (1:41.76) and 100 butterfly (49.73)...Anchored the winning 400 free relay against nationallyranked Florida...Placed first in the 100 and 200 free against Georgia Tech...Took first place honors in the 100 free and 100 fly versus UNC-Wilmington...Earned ACC Academic Honor Roll accolades.


HIGH SCHOOL: Swam all four years at Pine Crest under coach Jay Fitzgerald...All-American in the 100 fly...Two-time state champion in the 100 fly and 200 medley relay...All-County in the 100 fly, 200 medley and 400 free relays...Won 100 fly and 100 free at the conference championships to go along with top honors in both events at the district meet...Team MVP his senior season...Florida Merit Scholarship award recipient.


PERSONAL: Born April 13, 1983...Majoring in sports management...Son of Robert and Lynda Harris.

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