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John Ferrell Athlete Profile

John Ferrell

John Ferrell
Positions: Backstroke, Distance Height: 6-1 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 2002-2003 | 2005-2008 Hometown: Glendora, CA Last School: Glendora High School


Parents Doug and Nancy -- attended Glendora High School ... served LDS mission from 2003-05.

Before BYU

League MVP two years in a row -- team captain two years -- All-American honorable mention in 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard freestyle -- placed first in the 100-yard backstroke at CIF division II southern section finals

2002-2003 | Freshman Year

Recorded five top-three finishes on the season ... Placed third in the 1,000 free against Utah and Air Force ... Took second against Utah the second time the teams met

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

Finished 15th in the 500 free at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a season-high time of 4:36.09 achieved during prelims ... finished higher than any other Cougar in the 100 back at MWC Championships placing seventh with a final time of 50.75, a season high ... led off the second-place 400 medley relay team at MWC Championships with a time of 3:17.94 ... finished higher than any other Cougar in the 200 back at MWC Championships placing 10th with a final time of 1:49.02 ... earned first-team All-MWC honors for his performance in the 400 medley relay at MWC Championships.

2006-2007 | Junior Year

Competed in every meet during the 2006-07 season ... recorded his season-best time in the 100 back during the team's second-to-last dual meet of the year against Wyoming with a time of 51.10 ... swam his season's fastest times in the 500 free and 200 back during the Speedo Cup with times of 4:38.85 and 1:50.85, respectively.

2007-2008 | Senior Year

Held top times for BYU during the 07-08 season including fifth in the 500 free with a time of 4:37.04, third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 50.44 and second in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:49.55, all which he achieved at the the Mountain West Conference Championships.