Jeff Ferrell Athlete Profile

Jeff Ferrell

Jeff Ferrell
Positions: Backstroke, Distance Height: 6-2 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 2004-2005 | 2007-2010 Hometown: Glendora, CA Last School: Glendora High School

Personal

Majoring in civil engineering ... parents are Douglas and Nancy ... sister Monica and brother John both swam for BYU ... sister Kirsty currently swims for BYU ... named to the honor roll all four years of high school ... served an LDS mission to Yerevan, Armenia from 2005-07 ... married the former Sarah Hale in August of 2008.

Before BYU

Four-year letterwinner in swimming ... Academic All-American ... team captain and MVP ... three-year CIF Finalist ... All-American in the 500 free.




2004-2005 | Freshman Year

Swam in every meet for the Cougars on the season ... recorded 13 top-five finishes on the season... scored in all three events at MWCC placing seventh in the mile... recorded conference times of 4:33.95 in the 500, 16:00.15 in the 1650 and 1:52.14 in the 200 back.

2007-2008 | Sophomore Year

Swam in the 400 IM and 200 back at the MWC Championships ... touched the wall in fifteenth place at the MWCC in the 200 back with a time of 1:53.90 ... recorded a season-best time in the 400 IM (4:08.89) at the MWCC ... finished the season with the third-best time for BYU in the 200 back (1:52.56), recorded at the Nike Cup ... finished with season-best times in back-to-back meets (UNLV and Nike Cup) in the 1000 and 500 free with times of 9:58.99 and 4:39.83, respectively ... recorded his best time of the season in the 100 back with a time of 53.04 at the Nike Cup.

2008-2009 | Junior Year

Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars ... finished 10th in the 500 free at Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 4:26.29, a time good enough to be placed fourth in the finals heat ... the MWCC 500 time placed him fifth all-time for the Cougars ... placed seventh in the 200 back at MWCC with a time of 1:49.03 ... finished ninth in the 1650 freestyle at MWCC with a time of 15:34.53, ranking fifth for BYU all-time ... ranked second in the 500 free, 1000 free, 200 backstroke and 1650 free on the season for BYU ... also ranked third on the team in the 400 IM on the season ... teammate John Kendrick and Ferrell went 1-2 in the 1000 free against TCU, helping the men win the meet by a small margin.

2009-2010 | Senior Year

Competed in all ten meets for the Cougars ... ranked third on the team in the 500 free with a time of 4:37.77, earned at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... led the Cougars in the 100 and 200 backstroke events with times of 50.90 and 1:49.23, respectively, achieved at the MWCC ... ranked eighth in the 100 free for the Cougars (49.01), achieved against Utah ... ranked ninth in the 200 back and 15th in the 100 back in the MWC received the MWC Academic All-Conference award ... ranked 15th in the conference overall for the 100 back (50.90) as well as ninth in the 200 back (1:49.23).