Men's Swimming



    Jim Barbiere  
    Jim Barbiere

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    St. Xavier

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 170

    Event:
    Back/Free


    03/23/2012

    2012 NCAA Men's Swim and Dive Championships - Day 1 Recap

    Head coach Ray Looze recaps day 1 of the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Federal Way, Wash.

    SENIOR YEAR (2012-13)

    Placed 10th in the 500 freestyle at the 2013 NCAA Championships with a time of 4:16.90, third-fastest in school history ... his 4:17.00 in prelims ranks fourth ... 11th in the 800 free relay with a time of 6:23.31, the third-fastest time in school history ... 12th in the 1,650 freestyle with a school-record time of 14:54.08 ... it was just the second time he had swum the event in competition ... anchored the 800 free relay team that finished second and set a new school record of 6:19.68 at the 2013 Big Ten Championships ... fifth in the 500 free with a time of 4:16.84 ... that is the second-fastest time in school history ... eighth in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:36.13 ... his 1:35.76 in prelims is the fourth-fastest time in school history ... led the Hoosiers with a sixth-place finish in the 1,650 free, clocking a time of 14:56.79, second fastest in school history ... second-team All-Big Ten ... seventh in the 1,650 free, 29th in the 200 free and 12th in the 500 free at the 2012 USA Swimming Winter Short Course Nationals ... won the 500 free vs. Penn State/Virginia and Kentucky/Tennessee ... fourth in the 500 free in a dual meet with Texas and Michigan ... won the 200 free in a dual meet victory at Purdue ... named to the 2013 World University games as a member of the 4x200 relay.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2011-12)

    Placed 22nd in the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 3:54.87 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ... 25th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:50.39) ... touched the wall in 15:43.74 in the 1,500-meter freestyle, good for 35th ... earned All-America honors in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, finishing 12th in 4:17.69 ... that is the third-fastest time in school history ... put up the second-fastest time for IU in prelims at 4:17.45 ... took home All-America honors in the 400 medley relay, finishing 13th in a time of 3:11.07 ... 17th in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 6:31.35 ... his 200 free leadoff split of 1:35.95 is a new personal best and the fifth-fastest 200 free in school history ... also placed 23rd in the 200 freestyle (1:36.14) ... 22nd in the 400 freestyle relay (2:59.15) ... at the Big Ten Championships, placed fourth as a member of the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 6:25.85, the second-fastest time in school history ... placed fifth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:18.23 ... sixth in the 200 free relay (1:19.31) ... placed fourth in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:35.98 ... fifth in the 400 freestyle relay, putting up the third-fastest time in school history at 2:55.60 ... 21st in the 200 backstroke, posting a career time of 1:45.63 in prelims.

    REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010-11)

    Helped IU to a third-place finish in the 800 free relay at the Big Ten Championships with a school-record time of 6:21.81 ... also placed fifth in the 500 freestyle (4:19.95) and 10th in the 200 freestyle (1:36.79) ... placed 18th in the 200 butterfly (1:47.41-career best) ... helped IU to a sixth place finish in the 400 free relay with a time of 2:56.32 ... his lead-off 100 time of 44.72 is a new career mark ... made his first NCAA Championships appearance, placing 24th in the 500 free and 42nd in the 200 free ... earned All-America honors as a member of the 800 free relay team which finished 13th with a time of 6:26.88, third fastest in school history ... 19th in the 400 free relay

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009-10)

    Redshirted ... competed at the 2010 USA Swimming summer nationals, placing 41st in the 400-meter freestyle (4:00.25), 57th in the 200-meter free (1:53.43) and 96th in the 100 freestyle (52.29).

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2008-09)

    Finished second in the C final of the 400-meter freestyle (3:54.86) and fourth in the C final of the 200-meter freestyle (1:50.60) at the 2009 World Championship Trials ... placed ninth in the 400-meter free (3:54.49) and 10th in the 200-meter free (1:50.81) at the 2009 U.S. Open ... 10th in the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 4:22.52 ... swam anchor leg on the 400 medley relay team which took seventh (3:14.36) ... 18th in the 200 free (1:37.56) ... also took 25th in the backstroke (1:48.16-career best) ... swam anchor on the 400 free relay which took ninth (2:56.56) ... third in the 200 free and fourth in the 200 back in a dual meet win at Purdue ... seventh in the 200 back in a dual with Michigan and Tennessee ... began his IU career with a fifth-place finish in the 200 back against Northwestern.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Three-time Ohio high school state champion in the 100 backstroke, including 2008 ... a total of eight state titles in his career ... in addition to the 100 back, won state title in the 200 medley relay in 2008 ... also placed sixth in the 100 fly and second on the 400 free relay ... 14-time high school All-American ... earned All-America honors in the 200 medley relay, 100 butterfly, 100 back and 400 free relay in 2008 ... five individual YMCA national titles ... team captain for both his high school and YMCA squads ... led St. Xavier to three state titles in four years ... team named 2008 national champion by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association ... parents are Larry and Janie Barbiere ... father Larry was an 11-time All-American at Indiana and placed fourth in the backstroke at the 1968 Olympics ... born Sept. 7, 1989.

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