Ben Biefnes
Ben Biefnes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Grandview High School

Height:
6-0

Event:
Breast/IM


JUNIOR SEASON (2008-09)
All-MWC Academic Team... set a personal-best time of 4:01.73 to place eighth in the 400-IM at the MWC Championships ... also placed 12th in 200-breast (2:05.61) at the MWC Championships ... participated in the 2008 Conoco/USA Swimming Short Course National Championships in Atlanta ... picked up a pair of wins during the season, winning the 200-breast (2:12.79) at Air Force, while also garnering TCU's lone 400-IM victory of the year against UNLV (4:08.28) ... placed second in 200-IM (1:56.38) and third in 200-breast (2:08.76) against Utah ... was runner-up in the 200-breast (2:10.64) against BYU ... S.A.A.C. (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) representative.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007-08)
Dedication Award winner...led TCU and set a personal-best in the 400-IM en route to a 10th-place finish with a time of 4:02.13 at the MWC Championship...earned All-MWC Academic honors for the spring...took the 400-IM (4:05.31) event against SMU...won the 200-IM (1:55.90) at Utah for his first victory of the year...was runner-up in the 500-free (4:53.58) at BYU...swam 4:03.61 en route to a third-place showing in 400-IM at the Las Vegas Invite...also took third in the 200-IM (1:58.74) against Air Force...finished fourth in the 500-free (4:52.85) vs. Centenary...took sixth place out of 22 swimmers in the 200-IM at the CSU Early Bird Invite.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006-07)
Notched four event wins on the season... scored first collegiate victory in season opener at McMurry in the 200-IM... earned two more victories the same day at UTPB in the 100-free and 100-breast events... medalist in six events... member of two winning relay teams... competed in six events at the UNLV Invite... participated in the 400-IM at the MWC Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named team MVP and all-conference all four years (2003-2006)... a six-time league champion.

PERSONAL
Biefnes is the son of Martin and Cindy Biefnes... a psychology major at TCU.

BIEFNES' TOP TIMES
200 IM: 1:53.87
400 IM: 4:01.73
100-breast: 57.87
200-breast: 2:05.61


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