JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07)
Posted four new career marks ... swam a personal best 2:02.04 in the 200-yard butterfly in the dual meet with Arizona State ... fifth in the consolation final of the 500 free at the IU Open with a career-best time of 4:43.53 ... sixth in the 1000 free (9:37.32) in a dual meet with Purdue ... named to Academic All-Big Ten team.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2005-06)
Recorded five personal bests ... finished as high as fourth in the 1,000-yard freestyle against Purdue ... found in IU's meter record book in the 400 LCM free (14th), 800 LCM free (seventh), 200 LCM fly (12th) and 400 LCM IM (11th) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2004-05)
Did not compete ... competed at the American Short Course Championships in Texas.
Placed 15th in the 500-yard freestyle at the OHSAA State Meet ... also placed 18th in the 200-yard freestyle at the state championships ... swam for Hunting Valley University, which placed third as a team at the OHSAA State Meet in 2004 ... in 2003, placed 16th in the 500 freestyle at the state finals ... team placed fifth at the 2003 OHSAA State Meet ... anchored the state title winning 400-yard freestyle relay in 2003 ... was a three year state qualifier, as he placed 20th in the 500 freestyle as a sophomore ... junior national qualifier and sectional qualifier ... top times are 1:44.88 in the 200-yard freestyle, 4:40.43 in the 500-yard freestyle, 16:08.77 in the 1650-yard freestyle, 4:07.93 in the 400-yard IM and 1:55.91 in the 200-yard butterfly ... born Dec. 13, 1985 ... son of John and Nancy Ference.
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