Joshua Booth
Joshua  Booth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Bolles

Height:
6-0

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Junior Season (2016-2017):
Finished 14th in the 200 free (1:35.75), 22nd in the 100 back (47.95) and 23rd in the 200 back (1:45.72) at the SEC Championships ... Set a career best in the 200 free (1:35.59) and 200 back (1:44.37) during SEC prelims ... Had NCAA B cuts in the 200 free (1:35.59), 100 back (47.45) and 200 back (1:44.37).

Sophomore Season (2015-2016):
Recorded NCAA B cuts in the 100 back (47.39) and 200 back (1:46.15) ... SEC scorer in the 100 back (47.45/12th) and also swam the 200 back (1:46.15) and 200 free (1:38.14/33rd) ... Recorded a personal-best 20.59 in the 50 free at the Georgia Invite.

Freshman Season (2014-15):
Competed in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 back and 200 back during his first season at Auburn ... Finished 13th overall in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:36.18 at the SEC Championships ... Earned a NCAA 'B' cut by posting a 1:35.84 in the 200 free prelims at the conference meet ... Scored points for the Tigers by placing 21st in the 100 back at the SEC meet with a NCAA provisonal standard time of 48.31 ... Swam a 20.86 in the 50 free at the Florida Last Chance Meet ... Just missed an NCAA 'B' cut with a time of 44.48 at the SEC Championships in the 100 free ... Clocked a season-best 1:50.80 in the 200 back versus Florida.

Pre-College:
Originally from Nottingham, England ... Attended Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla. ... National record-holder in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay at Bolles ... Earned a silver at Winter Nationals in the 200 freestyle ... Won a silver at the Commonwealth Youth Games ... Holds the British national youth record in the 100-meter backstroke.

Personal:
Parents are Alison and Sean ... Studying in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business.

Booth's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 20.59 12/4/15 Georgia Invite
100 freestyle 44.48 2/21/15 SEC Championships
200 freestyle
1:35.59 2/16/17 SEC Championships
100 backstroke 47.39 2/19/16 SEC Championships
200 backstroke 1:44.37 2/18/17 SEC Championships
100 fly 49.34 12/5/15 Georgia Invitational
200 IM 1:52.30 12/5/14 Georgia Invitational
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