Brady Wells Athlete Profile

Brady Wells

Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 2007-2008 | 2010-2013 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Orem High School

Personal

  • Parents are Scott and Karani Wells
  • Has three sisters and one brother
  • Three-time letterman in soccer in high school
  • Also competes in triathlons
  • Enjoys boating and wakeboarding
  • Served an LDS mission to Micronesia
  • Only male BYU swimmer to qualify and compete in 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

Before BYU

  • State champion in the 200 IM
  • Named MVP of high school swim team
  • Team captain his senior year when his team won the state swimming championship
  • Eight-time state champion
  • Name high school All-American two times
  • Jigh school best times: 100 breast (57.91), 200 IM (1:57.04), 100 free (47.04) and 50 free (21.91)
  • Named to the Academic All-State Swim Team


2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in all meets during the season
  • Placed eighth in the 100 breast (56.49) eighth in 200 breast (2:04.08) and 14th in the 200 IM (1:52.61) at MWCC
  • Academic All-Conference
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 100 breast (56.49) and 200 breast (2:04.08) and fifth in the 200 IM

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars
  • At the MWCC, he placed 12th in the 200 breast and 14th in the 100 breast
  • Ranked 13th in the conference for the 200 breast, 15th in the 100 breast and 18th in the 200 IM
  • Ranked third for the Cougars in the 100 and 200 breast as well as fifth in the 200 IM
  • Received the Academic All-Conference award

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Competed in six dual meets for the Cougars
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award
  • Named to the All-Conference team
  • Ranked first on the team in the 100 breast (55.00), first in the 200 breast (2:00.90) and third in the 200 IM
  • At MPSF, placed third in the 100 breast, third in the 200 breast, 14th in the 200 IM, fourth place in the 400 medley relay and sixth in the 200 medley relay
  • Helped team win conference championship
  • Honorable Mention Academic All-American

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • Competed in eight meeets this season
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 400 Medley Relay (3:12.37) and 100 Breast (55.38)
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • At BYU Y Awards, Awarded Ed Stein Outstanding Senior Male Athlete. The oldest recognition bestowed upon a BYU male athlete; given to the senior who has most clearly demonstrated high athletic and academic performance and sportsmanship.
  • Ranked second on the team in the 100 Breast (55.32), third in the 200 Breast (2:07.07) and fourth in the 200 IM (1:53.76)
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 breast (58.06) at the Pacific Invite
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 breast (58.38) against Utah