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Cale Russell
Distance Free

Cale Russell

Distance Free

Year Sophomore
Height 5-10
Hometown Ocala, Fla.
Last School Vanguard
Club Team Central Florida Marlins Swim Club
Cale Russell

Biography

Before Tech:  A four-year letter award winner at Vanguard High School for head coach Kyle VanArsdal … A two-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American … Also a two-time member of the Florida Swimming Open Water All-Star Team (2017 and 2018) … Holds the county record in the 500 free which he set his senior season … Placed eighth in the 1500 LCM free (15:49.76) at the 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships … Recorded a third-place showing in the 1650 free (15:30.18), a fourth-place finish in the 1000 free (9:19.25) and a sixth-place finish in the 500 free (4:32.14) at the 2018 Florida Swimming Senior SCY Championships … Posted a top-10 finish at the 2017 FHSAA 3A State Championships, placing 10th in the 500 free (4:37.80) … Finished third overall in the 500 free (4:42.42) at the 2017 FHSAA 3A Region 1 and in the 1500 LCM free (16:01.68) at the 2017 USA Swimming Futures Championships … Posted two top-10 finishes at the 2017 Swimming Senior SCY Championships, placing fourth in the 1650 free (15:45.38) and seventh in the 1000 free (9:24.28) … A four-time finalist at the 2016 Florida Swimming Senior LCM Championships, finishing second overall in the 1500 LCM free third in the 800 LCM free, and fifth in both the 400 LCM free and in the 200 LCM fly … An honor roll member and an AP scholar … A member of both the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society … Graduated with highest honors … Also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

Personal:  Has a younger brother … Started swimming at the age of five … Chose Tech because it is the school of his dreams both academically and athletically … Also enjoys competing in triathlons, building model planes and doing volunteer work … Lists his most memorable athletic accomplishment as taking first-place overall in the 5K swim at the 2018 Open Water Southern Zones … Plans to major in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

 

 

 

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