Hixon 2nd in 3-meter diving; Pieroni 4th in the 200 free and Connor in 3-meter diving
Blake Pieroni qualifies for the championship final of the 200 freestyle.
James Connor finishes 4th, Michael Hixon 5th on the 1-meter at the NCAA Championships
Hoosiers finish just out of the scoring in both relays.
Hoosiers sending 11 swimmers and two divers to Iowa City.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2013-14)
CSCAA Scholar All-American ... earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:08.02 ... third-fastest time in IU history ... set a school record of 3:07.53 in prelims ... 17th in the 200 medley relay (1:26.11) ... also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 800 free relay with an 11th-place finish (6:21.88-fourth-fastest time in IU history) ... 26th in the 400 freestyle relay (2:56.03) ... 4th in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (1:25.49-third-fastest time in IU history) ... fourth in the 800 free relay (6:20.17-second-fastest time in IU history) ... went a career best 4:22.70 in prelims of the 500 freestyle ... third in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:07.98 (second-fastest time in IU history) ... eighth in the 100 fly, going a career best 47.67 in prelims ... 15th in the 200 fly (1:46.80) ... 10th in the 200 butterfly at the 2014 Speedo Junior Nationals ... part of 400 free relay that won with a new meet record of 3:24.62 ... also set a meet and age group record in the 800 free relay with a winning time of 7:28.28 ... 18th in the 100 free (51.54), 14th in the 400 free (4:01.43), 26th in the 100 fly (51.48) and 17th in the 200 free (1:51.87). PREP/PERSONAL
Two-time Indiana High School Athletics Association state champion (100 butterfly, 500 freestyle) ... nine-time All-American ... three-time Academic All-America honoree... seven time Indiana Swimming state champion ... winner of the IHSAA Herman F. Keller Mental Attitude Award ... three-time team MVP as voted upon by his teammates ... led Bloomington North to sectional and conference titles in 2012-13 ... the team finished eighth at the IHSAA state meet in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... holder of 10 Bloomington North school records ... Eagle Scout ... parents are Philip and Elizabeth Irwin ... has three younger brothers (Jackson, Dane, Zachary) ... born Aug. 3, 1995.
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