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Brett Sexton
Brett  Sexton


Winston-Salem, N.C.

High School:
Ronald Reagan HS



2010-11 - Team Captain...Continued to improve in sprint freestyle events...Had team's third-best time in 50 free against Alabama/Georgia (20.98); was a career-best mark...Also went a career-best 45.95 in 100 free at SEC Championships for the fifth-best Carolina mark this year...Fifth-best SC time in 100 breast (1:01.18) at Nike Cup... Part of top 200 free relay team that earned an NCAA `B' cut at SEC Championships (1:20.96)...Won first career individual race in 50 free at East Carolina...Went undefeated against Pirates with two relay wins as well.

2009-10 - Provided depth in sprint free and breaststroke events... Posted career-best time in 100 free at Last Chance Meet (47.11)...Top 50 free time also came at Last Chance (21.43)... Top time in 100 breast (1:00.42) came in season-opening win against Kentucky...Swam the 50 free and 100 free at SEC Championships in an exhibition role... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008-09 - Gave South Carolina depth in the breaststroke and sprint freestyle events...Swam in an exhibition role at SEC Championships in 50 free, 100 free and 100 breast...Had the team's third-best time in the 100 breast (59.44) and fourth-fastest in the 200 breast (2:15.50).

2007-08 - Competed in the SEC Championships in the breaststroke events and the 50 free...Turned in a season-best time in the 100 breast at the SEC meet with a 1:00.30...Swam a season-low 2:14.58 in the 200 breast in the initial meet of the season against Virginia Tech.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Ronald Reagan High School...Helped his team to a runner-up finish at the North Carolina state championships...Won a state title with his relay team...All-State all four years...Varsity captain as a junior and senior...Member of Winston-Salem YMCA...Was in the top five at Y-Nationals each year.

PERSONAL - Full name is Brett William Sexton...Born June 22, 1989...Parents are John and Tammy Sexton...Major is geography.

Sexton's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 20.98 1/29/11 Alabama/Georgia Columbia, S.C.
100 freestyle 45.95 2/19/11 SEC Championships Gainesville, Fla.
100 breaststroke 59.44 1/31/09 Alabama/Georgia Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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