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Ben  Ussery
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Ben Ussery

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Westlake H.S.

Height:
5-11

Event:
Butterfly

Birthdate:
10/16/1995

Major:
Construction Management


Top Times:

50 Free 20.91 12/01/16
100 Free 46.36 02/15/17
100 Fly 48.57 12/02/16
200 Fly 1:48.52 12/03/16

2017-18:
Swam the fourth-fastest DU time this season in the 100 butterfly at 49.09 at the Summit League Championships… Turned in the fourth-fastest DU time in the 200 butterfly at 1.50.21 at the Tennessee Invite.

2016-17 Internationals:
Finished 30th in the 50 fly (26.82), 18th in the 100 fly (57.97) at the Mel Zajac International.

2016-17:
Participated in 13 meets…Turned in the eighth-best Denver time in the 50 free with a 20.91 at the Texas Invitational (12/1)…Recorded the fourth-best Pioneer time in the 100 fly with a 48.57 at the Texas Invitational (12/2)…Fourth-best Denver time in the 200 fly, clocking in at 1:48.52 at the Texas Invitational (12/3).

2015-16:
Reached NCAA B Standards in the 200 fly…Helped team win 17 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set eight Summit League Championship records…Named to the 2016 Summit All-League team.

2014-15:
Swam the eighth-fastest time for the program in the 50 free with a 21.36 at the Summit League Championships...Turned in the third-fastest time in the 100 fly with a 49.23...Recorded the fourth-fastest time in the 200 fly with a 1:48.74.

Before Denver:
2013-2014: Academic All-America…2013-2014: All American…2013: Third-place Texas State Championships.

Personal:
Born on October 16, 1995 in Dallas, Texas…Son of Mike and Stacey Ussery…Has two siblings, Alex (22) and Cal (15)…Chose DU because he really likes the coaches and the swim team, and they have a great business school…Career goal is to get a job developing/managing real estate…Clubs/Organizations: BSA and member of the National Honor Society…Eagle Scout…Majoring in construction management.

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