Joel Roycik
Joel Roycik

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Winter Park, FL

High School:
Winter Park

Height:
6-2

Event:
Free


NCAA PARTICIPANT
TWO-TIME ALL-ACC
ACC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
2003-04: Made the jump to the elite level in the ACC with a breakout performance during his sophomore campaign...Stood on top of the podium at the ACC Championships (Feb. 25-28) as the league's top swimmer in the 100-yard butterfly--only the second Seminole to win the event--with his NCAA "B" standard time of 47.53. Mark ranks as the second-fastest in the school history and was the 19th-best in the country during 2003-04...Also took third in the 100 free with an NCAA conditional standard of 44.46...Rounded out league championships with a fourth-place 20.32 in the 50 free...Victory and third-place finish earned him All- ACC honors for the second year in a row...Took part in four relays that posted top three finishes at the ACC Championships, including second-place marks in the 200 free and 400 medley...Earned FSU Most Valuable Swimmer Award as one of only two Seminoles to qualify for the NCAA Championships (March 25-27)...Best finish at the national meet came in the 100 fly where he placed 34th with time of 48.98. Also placed 49th in the 100 free and 52nd in the 50 free...Recorded a trio of top three finishes at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational (Nov. 21) for his efforts in the 100 free (second), 50 free (third) and 100 fly (third)...Finished no lower than third in all 19 races during the dual meet season with nine victories in four different events...Two of his victories came against sixth-ranked Florida as he won the 50 and 100 freestyle...Also posted multiple triumphs against Florida Atlantic and Indian River CC (Nov. 1) as well as Georgia Tech (Jan. 17).

2002-03: Third-place mark in the 100 free at the ACC Championships was the best time turned in by a league rookie...NCAA B-cut time of 44.39 earned him All-ACC honors and is the fourth-fastest time in school history...Only freshman member of the 400-free relay team that finished second at ACCs with a NCAA B-cut time of 2:57.67...Placed 11th in the 200-free with a season-best time of 1:39.65...Finished 12th in the 50-free with a mark of 20.73 at the league summit after swimming a time of 20.68 in the preliminary round...Member of the winning 400 free relay and runner-up 200 medley crew at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 6-8)...Led all freshmen in dual meet competition with eight wins, including four individual victories...Produced two victories against Miami (Oct. 12) in the 50 and 100 free, while winning the 100 yard distance against Georgia Tech (Nov. 2) and LSU (Jan. 25)...Took part in winning relays against Tech, Utah (Nov. 23) , UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 4) and NC State (Jan. 10)...All-ACC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished prep career by winning a pair of state titles his senior year...Placed first in the 50 freestyle at the 2000 FHSAA Championships with a state-record time of 20.41...Won the same event the year before, touching the wall with a time of 21.03...Also captured the 100 butterfly (49.53) as a senior, moving up one spot from his junior year when he placed second with a 50.68.

PERSONAL: Born June 8, 1984...Majoring in Criminology...Son of Mark and Mary Susan Roycik.

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