Men's Swimming



    Sergiy Fesenko  
    Sergiy Fesenko

    Hometown:
    Kiev, Ukraine

    High School:
    Kiev

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 185

    Event:
    Free


    Senior Year (2005-06)
    Surpassed his 1,650 free school standard with an outstanding 10th-place performance in the mile at NCAAs ... became the first sub-15 minute miler in program history with a 14:58.02 at NCAAs ... finished season with five career All-America certificates ... swam in the consolation final with an 11th-place time in the 500 free at NCAAs ... member of IU's 18th-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the national meet ... claimed second team All-Big Ten with a pair of second-place efforts in the 500 free and 1,650 free at the conference meet ... eclipsed his school record in the 500 free with a 4:16.79 at Big Tens ... also broke his program standard in the 1,000 free with an 8:57.80 split in his 1,650 free swim at the league championships ... won 19 event titles ... finished in the top three 29 times ... earned Big Ten Swimmer of the Week twice ... garnered CollegeSwimming.com National Swimmer of the Week once ... closed season in IU's all-time top 20 in the 200 fly (sixth), 200 free (seventh), 500 free (first), 1,000 free (first) and 1,650 free (first) ... also found in IU's meter record book in the 200 LCM free (third), 400 LCM free (second), 800 LCM free (first) and 1,500 LCM free (first) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.

    Junior Year (2004-05)
    Dominant distance specialist ... posted NCAA provisionals in three different individual events ... swam a 1:37.91 in the 200-yard freestyle against Purdue ... in the 500-yard freestyle, recorded a 4:22.16 against Michigan ... in the 1,650-yard freestyle, registered a 15:17.63 against the Wolverines ... won 15 event titles ... swept personal events against both Northwestern and Tennessee ... obliterated IU's record book by setting or helping set six standards ... posted a 4:17.96 at NCAAs in the 500-yard freestyle to break Rich Granneman's old record of 4:17.98 set in March 1991 ... became the only sub-nine minute Hoosier in the 1,000-yard freestyle with an 8:58.94 1,650 free split at NCAAs ... broke the school standard in the 1,650-yard free with a 15:00.49 at Big Tens ... both efforts snapped previous James Sweeney school records ... ledoff the school-record effort in the 800-yard freestyle relay at NCAAs ... cleared the school threshhold with an 8:06.78 in the 800 LCM freestyle at the Ukrainian National Championship to win the event ... claimed the 1,500 LCM freestyle mark with a 15:14.67 clocking for 10th place at the World Championships ... also took 13th place in the 400 LCM freestyle at Worlds ... named to the CSCAA Scholar-Athlete team.

    Prep/Personal
    Competed in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia for the Ukraine ... top long course times are 1:50.12 in the 200-meter freestyle, 3:50.07 in the 400-meter freestyle and 7:57.12 in the 800-meter freestyle, 15:14.67 in the 1,500-meter freestyle and 1:58.91 in the 200-meter butterfly ... father, Sergey, was a gold medalist in the 200-meter butterfly at the 1980 Olympic Games ... born May 6, 1982 to Sergey and Irina.

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