Michael Paulus
Michael Paulus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Somerset, West, S. Africa

High School:
Paul Roos Gymnasium

Height:
6-1

Event:
Freestyle


2002-03:Ended the season as the team 's fastest 50- freestyle competitor after notching a first-place finish of 20.19 --the sixth-fastest time in school history --against Florida (Nov.19)...Time of 20.27 in the 50-free placed him fifth at the ACC Championships ...Earned an ACC title and all-conference honors as a member of the winning 200- free relay that recorded an NCAA B-cut time of 1:19.96 ...Took part in the first-place 200-free relay team at the Georgia Invitational (Dec.6-8)...Added a pair of top ten finishes at the meet ...Turned in a strong dual meet season in freestyle events,including three individual wins and two relay victories ...Individually won the 50 free against Geor- gia Tech (Nov.2),Florida (No.19)and UNC-Wilmington (Jan.4),while helping the 200 free relay to victories against Utah (Nov.23)and UNC-Wilmington ...Selected for the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2001-02:Placed 11th at the ACC 's in the 50 and 100 freestyle with times of 20.52 and 45.71 respectively ... Member of the second place 400 free relay at the confer- ence meet with a NCAA B-cut time of 2:59.19 ...Placed sixth in the 50 free at the prestigious Georgia Invitational.Also swam on the 200 free relay team that took second at the meet ...Earned first win of the season against Miami in the 100 free ...Won the 100 free against Florida Atlantic ... Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2000-01:Finished 23rd in the 50 freestyle and 24th in the 100 free at the ACC Championships ...Amassed eight top three finishes throughout the year.

HIGH SCHOOL:Member of the All-Western Providence team his final three years ...Western Providence champion in the 50-meter freestyle as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL:Born January 29,1981 ...Majoring in ac- counting and finance ...Son of Ludwig and Susan Paulus.

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