Freshman Season (2017-18):
Joined the team at the 2017-18 semester break ... Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 500 free (4:22.31/45th) and 1650 free (15:07.88/39th) ... 9:05.71 1000 split at the NCAA Championships was the 11th-fastest performance in program history while his overall time was the 16th-fastest performance ... Swimming the mile for the first time as a collegiate athlete, finished eighth at the SEC Championships in 14:52.29, making him the second-fastest performer with the fifth-fastest performance in program history and earning SEC All-Freshman Team honors ... 8:58.96 1000 split was the fourth-fastest performance in program history ... Also swam the 500 free (4:18.22), finishing 13th, and the 200 free (1:38.14).
Graduated from Westville Boys HS ... Swam for Seagulls Swim Club ... Distance free and IM specialist ... Won gold as part of the 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2016 All-Africa CANA Games ... Won bronze in the 800m and 1500m freestyles at the 2016 All-Africa CANA Games ... Took third in the 1500m free at the 2015 South African National Championships ... Swam on the 2015 FINA Junior World Championships South African team.
Son of Melanie and Delon ... Has two siblings: Wade and Brogan ... Studying in the College of Liberal Arts.