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  Dan Westcott
Dan Westcott

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, TX

High School:
The Woodlands

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 200

Event:
Back/Fly/Free

Experience:
3V

A contender to score at NCAAs in any of several events this season ... Ranked 12th in the world in the 100m back and 11th in the 50m back ... Also ranked 38th in the world in the 100m fly and 43rd in the 200m fly.

International Competition: Competed for the U.S. at the 2001 Goodwill Games in Australia ... Placed 8th in the 50m back at the Short Course World Championships ... Has finished in the top 20 at U.S. Summer Nationals in the 100m back each of the last four years, including 10th in 1998 ... Traveled to Paris with the U.S. Junior National Team in 1995 ... The 1997 junior national champion in the 100m back and 100m fly ... Won gold in the 100 back and silver in the 200 back at the 1995 U.S. Olympic Festival ... An 11-time All-American.

As a Junior in 2001-02: Four-time All-American (three individual and one relay) ... Member of NCAA Champion 400 medley relay team (3:06.81 - school record) ... Finished fourth in the 100 back, at NCAAs, clocking in at 46.51 (fifth fastest swim in school history) ... Placed ninth at NCAAs in the 100 fly (46.82) with the sixth-fastest time in school history ... First-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... Finished 10th at NCAAs in the 200 fly with a career-best 1:44.12 ... Took ninth Pac-10 Champion in the 200 fly with a time of 1:44.21 ... Finished sixth in the 100 fly at the conference championships with a time of 47.58 - swam a then season-best 47.52 in the prelims ... Took fifth at Pac-10s in the 100 back with a time of 47.72.

As a Sophomore in 2000-2001: Three-time All-American ... Took seventh in the 100 back at NCAAs recording a career-best time of 46.84 ... Placed 10th in the 100 fly at NCAAs clocking in at 47.28 ... Swam career-best time of 47.23 in the prelims of this event ... Finished 14th in the 200 fly at NCAAs in the consolation final with a time of 1:44.88 (career best) ... Swam third leg of Stanford's 400 medley relay team that took top honors at Pac-10s ... Finished sixth in the 100 back at Pac-10s... Placed eighth in the 200 fly at the conference championships with a time of 1:46.58 ... Posted fast times in the 100 fly (47.81) and 200 fly (1:45.33) at California (2/17) ... Autumn Quarter Honor Athlete.

As a Freshman in 1999-2000: Three-time All-American ... Placed 9th at NCAAs in the 200m back (1:55.87) ... Took 6th at nationals in the 400m medley relay (52.30 split) ... Finished 10th at NCAAs in the 100m back (53.25) ... The 2000 Pac-10 champion in the 100-yard fly ... Also ranks in the top 10 nationally this year in both backstroke events ... Had an outstanding debut at his first Pac-10 Championships ... Led a one-two Stanford finish in the 100-yard fly (47.61) along with Glenn Counts ... Was second to teammate Randall Bal in the 200-yard back (1:44.61) and placed 3rd in the 100-yard back (47.41) ... Won the 200-yard back (1:47.17) in the dual-meet win over Arizona State ... Won the 200-yard fly (1:49.95) in the dual-meet win over Pacific ... Ranks tied for 7th in school history in the 100 fly, 8th in the 200 back and 9th in the 100 back.

Prep: Named the 1998 NISCA National High School Swimmer of the Year ... High School National Record in the 100y Butterfly (47.81) ... Texas state record-holder in the 100 back ... Also played varsity basketball ... Graduated first in his class of 850 with a 4.0 GPA ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Undeclared major ... Son of Bill and Sandra Westcott ... Has two brothers who have played Division I college football, one at Rice and one at Virginia ... Hobbies include fishing and basketball.


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