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    Michael Wolfe     
     
      Michael Wolfe
Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Bartlesville, Okla.

High School:
Bartlesville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 178

Event:
Back/Fly

SENIOR (2007-08)
Qualified for the US Olympic Trials in the 100 and 200 meter backstrokes and 100 and 200 meter butterflies ... At the NCAA Championships, earned All-America honors for his efforts on the third-place 800 freestyle relay and sixth-place 400 medley relay and for his individual effort in the 200 butterfly, where he placed sixth ... Also at NCAAs, earned Honorable Mention All-America on the 10th-place 200 medley relay and for placing 15th in the 100 backstroke ... Won his first individual SEC Championship in the 100 backstroke and also participated on the victorious 800 freestyle relay ... Was named National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 2, 2007, for his performance against Louisville, where he won both the 200 backstroke and butterfly .. Also considered for SEC McWhorter Scholarship.

JUNIOR (2006-07)
During the U.S. National Championships, qualified for Olympic Trials in the 100 and 200 backstrokes and butterflies ... honored as CoSIDA Second Team Academic All District in spring 2007 ... At the NCAA Championships, awarded All-America honors for his efforts on the 10th-place 800 freestyle relay (6:27.83) and his 11th-place 200 breaststroke finish in a time of 1:43.78, ... Also at NCAAs, finished in 20th-place in the 200 butterfly (1:46.51) ... During the SEC Championships, helped relays to a fifth-place 800 freestyle relay (6:31.58) finish a third-place 400 medley relay (3:13.15) finish ... Also at SECs, finished in fourth-place in the 200 backstroke (1:45.30), fifth-place in the 100 backstroke (48.31) and sixth-place in the 200 butterfly (1:46.62) ... won the 200 backstroke in 1:47.47 and captured second-place in the 200 I.M. (1:51.13) against Georgia ... took first-place in both the 200 I.M. and the 100 backstroke with times of 1:50.83 and 1:47.75, respectively, versus Virginia ... In dual-meet action against SEC foe Florida, won the 200 butterfly in 1:47.97 ... Earned SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll while also being voted the 2007-08 UT Swimming and Diving team-captain by his teammates.

SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
Won the 200 back in 2:04.22 at the 2006 Speedo Champion Series Eastern Section of the Southern Zone while also finishing fifth in the 100 fly in 56.14 ... At the 2006 NCAA championships, earned honorable mention All-America honors with efforts on 12th-place 400 free relay squad ... Also finished 19th in the 100 back at NCAAs ... Finished third in both the 200 fly in 1:44.54 and 200 back in 1:44.11 at the SEC championships ... Also at SECs, finished third in the 100 back in 47.84 and swam second leg of second- place 800 free relay ... Against NC State, won the 400 free in 3:37.76 ... Won the 200 fly in 1:48.65 and finished second in the 200 back in 1:48.08 against Florida ... At Georgia, swam lead on first-place 400 medley relay and finished first in the 200 back in 1:47.92 and second in the 200 I.M. in 1:50.56 ... In double-dual action against Virginia and Princeton, finished first in the 200 back in 45.73 and led first-place 400 medley relay ... Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll for his hardwork in the classroom.

FRESHMAN (2004-05)
At the SEC championships, finished sixth in the 200 back in a career best 1:45.88 and seventh in the 100 back in 49.23 ... Also at SECs, finished 14th in the 200 I.M. in 1:51.34 ... Against NC State, placed second in the 100 back in 50.68 and the 200 I.M. in 1:53.63 ... At Florida, finished second in the 200 back in 1:48.01 ... Against Georgia, finished second in the 200 back in 1:49.97 ... In double-dual action against LSU and Virginia, finished second in the 200 back in 1:49.28 ... At the Nike Cup Invitational, finished ninth in the 100 back in 50.73 and 10th in the 200 back in 1:51.52 ... Also at the Nike Cup, swam in the leadoff spot for the first-place 400 medley relay squad ... Earned his first-career win for the Vols with a first-place effort at Georgia Tech in the 150-yard back in 1:21.83.

HIGH SCHOOL
Oklahoma state high school champion in the 500 free in 2003 ... Member of the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team ... Splash Club Team record holder in the 100 back, 200 back and 200 free ... 2003 high school All-America in the 200 I.M., 500 free and 100 back ... Bartlesville HS team record holder in the 100 back and 200 I.M.

PERSONAL
Born March 20, 1986, in Bartlesville, Okla. ... Parents are Al and Sharon Wolfe ... Major: Mechanical Engineering.

Wolfe's Bests
100 Back: 47.26
200 Back: 1:43.78
100 Fly: 47.84
200 Fly: 1:43.83

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