James Connor finishes second on the platform for his third All-America honor.
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.
JUNIOR YEAR (2013-14)
Placed 10th in the 200-meter butterfly with a school-record time of 1:58.64 at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships ... finished fourth in the 400 IM for All-America recognition at the 2014 NCAA Championships with a school-record time of 3:40.64 ... went 3:41.24 in prelims for the second-fastest time in IU history ... 10th in the 200 IM for honorable mention All-America honors (1:43.12) ... honorable mention All-American in the 800 freestyle relay with an 11th-place finish (6:21.88-fourth-fastest time in IU history) ... seventh in the 200 butterfly at 1:43.17 (second-fastest time in IU history) ... set a school record of 1:43.10 in prelims ... fourth in the 800 free relay at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (6:20.17-second-fastest time in IU history) ... third in the 200 IM (1:42.05-second-fastest time in IU history) ... third in the 400 IM with a time of 3:43.55 ... third in the 200 butterfly (1:43.33-third-fastest time in IU history) ... member of the USA Swimming 2013-14 National Team in the 200 IM and 400 IM ... Academic All-Big Ten.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012-13)Took ninth in the 400 medley relay at the 2013 NCAA Championships with a school-record time of 3:08.40 ... fifth in the 400 individual medley, posting the second-fastest time in school history at 3:42.41... his time of 3;41.98 in prelims is a new school record ... also earned All-America honors with an 11th-place finish in the 800 free relay (6:23.31; third-fastest time in school history) ... 22nd in the 200 butterfly (1:44.62) and 23rd in the 200 individual medley (1:44.92) ... second in the 800 free relay at the 2013 Big Ten Championships with a school-record time of 6:19.68 ... placed fourth in the 200 IM with a career time of 1:43.65 ... that is the fifth-fastest time in school history ... fifth in the 400 IM with a time of 3:43.51 ... his prelim time of 3:42.70 is the third-fastest time in school history ... placed second in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:43.55, the second-fastest time in school history ... his 1:43.53 in prelims is a new school record ... second-team All-Big Ten ... won the 200 IM in a dual meet with Penn State and Virginia ... fourth in a double dual with Texas and Michigan ... 19th in the 400 IM at the 2012 USA Swimming Winter Short Course Nationals ... second in the 400 IM vs. Texas and Michigan ... won the 200 fly in a dual meet win over Louisville and second vs. Texas/Michigan ... also a winner at Purdue and vs. Kentucky/Tennessee ... second in dual meet wins over Ohio State and Iowa ... Academic All-Big Ten.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2011-12)Placed 11th in the 400-meter individual medley at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ... his time of 4:21.78 is the second-fastest time in school history ... finished 39th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:51.10) ... 22nd in the 200-meter individual medley (2:03.33) ... earned a trip to the NCAA Championships in his first year at IU, earning All-America honors in the 400 medley relay, finishing 13th in a time of 3:11.07 ... All-American in the 200 medley relay, finishing 13th in 1:27.54 ... earned his first individual All-America honor by placing 14th in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:45.06 ... posted a 1:44.44 in prelims, that is the fourth-fastest time in school history ... 17th in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 6:31.35 ... 22nd in the 400 freestyle relay (2:59.15) ... finished 34th in the 200 freestyle (1:37.11) ... placed 40th in the 500 freestyle (4:25.68) ... finished fourth in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 1:25.79 ... that is the third-fastest time in school history ... 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 17th in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:46.86 ... took 34th in the 200 backstroke (1:50.03) ... also finished 42nd in the 200 free (1:39.56).
Eight-time All-American ... four-time Colorado High School Athletic Association state champion ... All-Colorado team ... Denver Post CHSAA Swimmer of the Year ... CHSAA state record holder in the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle ... Broomfield Enterprise Athlete of the Year ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... has broken more than 50 Colorado state records over his career ... 18 and under National Champion in the 500 yard freestyle at 2009 December Nationals ... former Junior National Meet record holder ... Junior National Champion and three-time silver medalist .. also has fourth, sixth (2) and seventh (2) place finishes ... Colorado Male Swimmer of the Year ... sectional champion and sectional record holder ... represented Team USA at the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010 ... finished fifth in the 400 free relay and 12th in the 100 backstroke ... has won more than 20 Colorado Swimming state titles ... national select camp participant ... has a twin brother (Tim) and a youner brother, Andrew .. parents are Larry and Pamela Schmuhl ... born March 1, 1993.
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