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Brandon Goldman
Position: Back/Individual Medley
Height: 5'10"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Hillsboro Beach, Fla.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas HS
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 03/08/1995
Brandon Goldman Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/09/2015

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Set three personal bests at SEC Championships and improved in two events on LSU’s top times list. ... Finished seventh in the ‘C’ final of the 400 IM a time of 3:51.53, which tied for the fourth-fastest time in school history ... Narrowly missed reaching the final of the 200 back and 200 fly after he finished 26th and 28th during the prelims ... His time of 1:47.64 in the 200 fly is the fifth-fastest time in school history ... Finished fourth in the championship final of the 400 IM at the Texas A&M Invite... In the consolation final at the midseason meet, finished second in the 200 back, third in the 200 IM, and fourth in the 200 fly ... Touched the wall third in the 200 fly and 200 back against Alabama and Auburn ... Took first in the 200 back, second in the 200 IM and third in the 200 fly against Florida ... Touched the wall third in the 200 fly and 200 back against Tennessee ... In LSU’s win over SMU, finished first in the 200 fly, second in the 200 IM and third in the 200 back ... Named to the 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2013-14)
Made instant impact and set three top 10 times in LSU history during his freshman season ... Finished third in the ‘C’ final of the 400 IM at the SEC Championships with the fifth-fastest time in program history (3:51.55) ... Owns the seventh-fastest 200 backstroke (1:45.49) and ninth-fastest 200 IM (1:49.34) times in the LSU record book ... Touched the wall first in the 200 fly (1:49.95) and 200 IM (1:51.10) during a win over SMU ... Posted a time of 1:48.04 for a win in the 200 back against Texas A&M ... At the Texas A&M Invite, finished sixth in the “B” final of the 100 back (50.26) and fifth in the “B” final of the 200 back ... Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A 2013 World Trials and US Open Qualifier ... Competed in the 2012 Summer Junior Nationals ... Paced his team to four District Championships, three Regional Championships and a State runner- up in 2011 ... Individually was second in 200 IM and third in the 200 medley at the state championships ... Also a two-time Regional Champion in the 200 IM and 100 back and four-time District Champion in the 200 IM and 100 Back ... Coached by Marty Grady.

PERSONAL
Born on March 8, 1995 in Coral Springs, Florida ... Parents are Wayne and Marianne Goldman ... Has one brother - Robert ... Majoring in international trade and finance.

GOLDMAN’S TOP TIMES
100 backstroke, 48.54, 2015 SEC Championships Time Trial
200 backstroke, 1:45.49, 2014 SEC Championships
200 butterfly, 1:47.64, 2015 SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 1:49.34, 2014 SEC Championships
400 individual medley, 3:51.53, 2015 SEC Championships

GOLDMAN’S TOP 2014-15 TIMES
100 backstroke, 48.54, 2015 SEC Championships Time Trial
200 backstroke, 1:45.49, 2014 SEC Championships
200 butterfly, 1:47.64, 2015 SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 1:50.05, Texas A&M Invite
400 individual medley, 3:51.53, SEC Championships

 

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