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Men's Swimming

Brandon Farnum
Brandon  Farnum


Red Oak, Iowa

High School:
Red Oak

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160




Iowa Men's Swimming & Diving Team Travels to Michigan

Hawkeyes open season at Michigan

Hawk Item -- Member of the 200-free relay team that has the eighth-fastest time (1:19.38) in program history.

2014-15 -- Iowa's Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree... swam collegiate-best times in the 50 free (20.28), 100 free (44.64), and 100 fly (49.81)... member of team-leading 200 free relay (1:19.38), third-fastest 400 medley relay (3:25.27), and fourth-fastest 200 medley relay (1:29.81)... 200 free relay time ranks eighth all-time... recorded two top-10 finishes at Big Ten Championships; finishing seventh in the 400 free relay (2:56.62) and eighth in the 200 free relay (1:19.38)... named Academic All-Big Ten... recipient of the Irving B. Weber Leadership Award... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- Swam collegiate-best times in the 50 (20.44) and 100-free (44.99) at the Iowa Senior Championships, while recording a collegiate-best in the 200 free (1:42.96) at the Hawkeye Invitational... was a member of the third-fastest 200 free relay (1:20.87) and 800 free relay (6:46.24) teams... letterwinner.

High School -- Placed fourth in the 50 and 100 free at the 2013 Iowa State Meet... finished third and 10th as a junior and 24th and 17th as a sophomore... helped Red Oak to an eighth place team finish in 2013 following a ninth-place showing in 2012... school-record-holder in the 100-free (46.81)... also competed on the golf team for four years, where he was named the most improved golfer in 2012... graduated with high honors... high school coach was Bruce Shomburg.

Personal -- Born Aug. 17, 1994, in Council Bluffs, Iowa... son of Mike and Cheryl Farnum... has an older sister, Stephanie... majoring in business.

Farnum's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.28 Big Ten Championships 2/26/15
100 Free 44.65 Big Ten Championships 2/26/15
200 Free 1:42.96 Hawkeye Invitational 12/7/13
100 Fly 49.81 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14

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