Men's Swimming



    Alex Brunfeldt  
    Alex Brunfeldt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lawrence, Kan.

    High School:
    Lawrence Free State

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 168

    Event:
    Free


    JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07)

    Narrowly missed earning All-America honorable mention in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships, taking 17th in the timed final ... also finished 28th in the preliminaries of the 500-yard freestyle ... took fourth in the 1,650 free and eighth in the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships ... turned in the Hoosiers' top time on the season in the 800-yard freestyle relay ... had the second-fastest Indiana times in the 500 free, 1000 free and the 1,650 free and the fifth-fastest time in the 400-yard individual medley ... picked up four event wins on the year, taking the 1,000 free and 500 free against Kentucky and Purdue, both of which were ranked No. 18 at the time of the meets ... turned in his best career times in the 50-yard freestyle, 500 free, 1,650 free and 400 IM ... can be found in IU's all-time top 20 lists in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR(2005-06)

    Recorded two personal bests ... cleared the B-cut standard in the 500 free and 1,650 free ... placed in the top three 10 times ... scored at Big Tens in the 500 free and 1,650 free ... picked up big points in the 1,650 at Big Tens with a fifth-place effort ... closed season in IU's all-time top 20 in the 500 free (11th), 1,000 free (eighth) and 1,650 free (sixth) ... also found in IU's meter record charts in the 400 LCM free (eighth), 800 LCM free (sixth) and 1,500 LCM free (seventh) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2004-05)

    Cleared the B-cut standard in the 1,650-yard freestyle four times and the 500-yard freestyle twice ... won five event titles, including a distance free sweep at Purdue ... placed in the top three 20 times ... scored points in a pair of events (500 and 1650 free) at Big Tens ... finished 10th in the mile at the conference meet ... placed 22nd in the same event at NCAAs.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Won the Kansas State High School Athletic Association championship in the 500-yard freestyle in 2003 and 2004 ... also took third in the 200-yard freestyle in the 2003 meet ... swam on the state champion 400 freestyle relay team in 2004 ... was a NISCA All-America selection in the 200 and 500 freestyle events ... also earned NISCA All-America consideration in the 400 freestyle relay ... swam club for the Lawrence Aquahawks, where he was a team captain in 2003-04 ... was named most outstanding senior swimmer for the Aquahawks in 2003 ... as a sophomore, finished ninth in the 200-yard freestyle and sixth in the 500-yard freestyle at the Kansas State Meet ... was a second team all-state selection ... born Aug. 16, 1985 ... son of Joan and David Brunfeldt.

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