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James Bekker Athlete Profile

James Bekker

James Bekker
Positions: Sprinter, Backstroke Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 2000-2005 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Skyline High School


Majoring in History with a Business minor ... parents are Jim and Delsie ... attended Skyline High School ... served a church mission in Leeds, England (99-01)

Before BYU

Voted Skyline Swimmer of the Year ... State champion in 50 free ... Two-time State champion in 100 Back ... All-American in swimming and water polo

2000-2001 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2001-2002 | Freshman Year

Scored in all three events at the Mountain West Conference Championships - finalist in the 100-yard backstroke... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete...Academic All-MWC Team

2002-2003 | Sophomore Year

Competed in seven of the eight meets on the season ... Placed third in the 50 free against Utah with a time of 21.07 ... Took third again against No. 24 Washington

2003-2004 | Junior Year

First-team All-MWC in the 50 free ... first-place in the 50 free against Utah along with four other top-three finishes on the season ... third-place finish in the 50 free at the MWC Championships

2004-2005 | Senior Year

First-team All-MWC in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay ... Eight top five finishes on the season including a first place finish in the 50 free against Notre Dame ... competed in every meet with the Cougars