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Ryan Wochomurka
Ryan Wochomurka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, In

High School:
Columbus North

Position:
Sprint Freestyle, Backstroke

Birthdate:
06/20/1983

2003-04:
Olympic Trials finalist in the 50 free, finishing seventh with a 22.78 ... Had clocked a 22.36 during the semi-finals ... Also was a semifinalist in the 100 free, finishing ninth with a time of 49.71 ... Was a part of the `Four Horsemen' that set the NCAA and World Records in the 200 (21.04) and 400 (47.16) free relays at NCAA Championships (1:23.75 / 3:08.85), swimming the second leg for both ... Third-place finisher in the 50 free at 21.59 at NCAAs ... Also placed fifth in the 100 free (47.49) ... Swam the second leg of the 200 (19.18) and 400 (42.46) freestyle relays at SECs that set SEC and NCAA records ... Swam the lead-off leg (22.33) of of the SEC Champion 200 medley relay ... Placed second in both the 50 free (19.58) with a time of 19.43 in prelims, and the 100 free (43.02) with a prelims of 42.87 ... Swam the third leg (1:36.38) on the runner-up 800 free relay at SECs.

2002-03:
Is ranked No. 43 in the 100m free (50.09) and No. 44 in the 50m free (22.90) in the World ... Competed for the US at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona ... Swam the third-leg of the silver medal winning 4x100m freestyle relay ... Competed for the United States at the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool, placing fourth in the 100m freestyle (50.26) ... Swam at the ConocoPhillips Spring Nationals, placing fourth in the 100m free (50.09) ... Swam the leadoff leg for the NCAA runner-up 200 free relay (1:17.28) in 19.71 ... Also swam the second leg for the NCAA runner-up 400 free relay (2:49.68) with a 42.46 split ... Placed fourth in the 100 free at NCAAs ... All-American in the 50 free with a 19.62, placing fifth ... Anchored the SEC Champion 200 medley relay ( 1:26.52) with a 19.35 split ... Also swam the final leg for the SEC Champion 400 free relay (2:51.96) with a 43.26 split ... Swam leadoff for the SEC Champion 200 free relay (1:17.73) in a 19.95 ... Was the runner-up in the 50 free (42.98) with a time that was better than the previous SEC record ... Also placed fourth in the 50 free (19.78) with a prelims time of 19.69 at the SEC Championships ... Was disqualified in the 100 back at SECs for leaving early, but had a prelims time of 47.59 ...

2001-02:
Invited to the 2003 World Championships...Finished sixth in the 100 free in a time of 50.25 at the Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships...Placed 10th in the 50 free (19.83) and 13th in the 100 free (43.78) at the NCAA Championships...Also swam in three relays helping his team finish fourth in the 400 free relay (2:52.98), fourth in the 200 free relay (1:17.41) and fifth in the 800 free relay (6:27.48) at NCAAs...Finished third in the 50 free at SEC Championship meet in a time of 19.80, but swam a career-best 19.69 in the 200 free relay leadoff...Also took third in the 100 free (43.73) and fifth in the 200 free (1:37.55) at SECs...Finished 18th in the 50 free and in the 100 free and finished 23rd in the 200 free at the Texas Invite...

High School:
Columbus North, `01...Coached by Jim Sheridan in high school and at Donner Swim Club...Three-time High School State Champions...Holds Indiana state record in the 100m free...2001 Public School National Champion in 100m free...Member of the 2000 Junior National Team...Graduated from high school with Academic Honors...

Personal:
Parents are Chip and Jayne Wochomurka...Born on June 20, 1983.