FEDERAL WAY, WASHINGTON (March 28, 2008) TCU senior swimmer Jonathon Berrettini completed his decorated career as a Horned Frog on Friday at the 2008 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving National Championships with a 26th-place finish in the 100-back in a school-record time of 48.16. Berrettini was the first TCU swimmer to compete at the NCAA Championships since 1997.
The Lewisville, Texas, native surpassed his previous best of 48.28 in the 100-back set earlier this season. Friday’s clocking of 48.16 also ranks first in Mountain West Conference history. Berrettini now holds the top-five times in the 100-back in the TCU record book.
On Thursday, Berrettini placed 45th in the nation in the 50-free with a time of 20.32, which ranks fourth in school history.
Coverage of this season’s NCAA Championships will be aired on ESPN2 on April 3 at 1 p.m. CDT.