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Brandon Siemasko
Brandon Siemasko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central

Height:
5-11½

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Major:
Exercise Science

2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier
SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior Season (2011-12)
Competed at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Tied for 72nd in 100m backstroke prelims (57.45) ... Took 86th in 200m back (2:06.65) ... Posted three NCAA `B' cuts during the season but narrowly missed a bid to NCAA Championships ... Scored in two of three individual events at 2012 SEC Championships in Knoxville ... Advanced to first career championship final in 100 back, finishing 8th (48.87); had a season- and career-best 48.38 in prelims ... Finished 13th in 200 back at SECs (1:46.83) ... Barely missed finals in 200 IM, finishing 19th with a B-cut time of 1:49.11, also a career-best ... Had season-best time and earned NCAA `B' cut in 200 back at Bulldog Invitational (1:44.90) ... Scored in each dual meet for Tigers ... Third in 100 and 200 back at LSU ... Third in 200 back vs. Georgia ... Advanced to championship final in 100 and 200 back at Georgia Invitational, finishing 7th in both ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2010-11)
Qualified for 2012 Olympic Trials with performance at 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships ... Finished 45th overall in 100m back prelims with a 57.48 to earn a Trials qualifying time ... Finished 24th overall in 200 back finals with a 2:05.52; time of 2:04.58 in prelims was another Trials qualifying mark ... Competed in his first conference meet at the 2011 SEC Championships, swimming exhibition for Auburn ... Picked up a pair of career-best times during the meet in the 500 free (4:28.74) and the 200 back (1:45.06), earning an NCAA `B' cut time in 200 back ... Finished 25th in the 200 free with a time of 1:39.80 ... Swam exhibition in the 500 free, finishing at 4:28.74 ... Top time in 100 back was 49.78 at Georgia Invitational ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Season (2009-10)
Recorded a trio of season-best times at the2010 Austin Grand Prix ... Finished the 100 back in 51.09, the 200 back in 1:48.93 and the 500 free in 4:34.17 at the meet ... Had a pair of fourth-place finishes at LSU to start the season ... Was fourth in the 1000 free (9:45.98) and in the 500 free (4:44.48) ... Finished third in the 500 free (4:41.18) against Alabama, while finishing fourth in the 200 free (1:42.70) versus the Crimson Tide ... Took fourth in the team's win at Texas A&M in the 200 back with a time of 1:50.93.

High School
Attend North Central High School and swam for the Washington Township Swim Club ... All-American in the 200 free, 500 free and 100 back ... State runner-up in the 200 free and 500 free ... Swam the anchor leg for the 400 free relay that won the 2009 state title ... Four-time USA Swimming Junior Championships qualifier ... Took 13th in the 200 back at the 2009 junior meet.

Personal
Full name is Brandon Michael Siemasko ... Parents are Charlotte and Robert Siemasko ... Has a brother, Rob ... Majoring in exercise science.

Siemasko's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
200 freestyle
1:39.80 2/18/11 SEC Championships
500 freestyle 4:28.74 2/17/11 SEC Championships
100 backstroke 48.38 2/17/12 SEC Championships
200 backstroke 1:44.82 2/26/11 Bulldog Invitational
200 IM
1:49.11 2/16/12 SEC Championships
Siemasko's Top Times (LCM)
Event Time Year Meet
200 freestyle 1:55.22 2009 Jr. Nationals
400 freestyle 4:04.39 2009 Jr. Nationals
100 backstroke 57.45 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
200 backstroke 2:04.58 2011 Sr. Nationals
200 IM 2:10.34 2009 Jr. Nationals