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 Neal Fennig

2014-15: Earned his fourth letter at Ball State ... held the second best time on the team in the 200 free (1:41.98) and 500 free (4:42.27) ... other season-best times included the 50 free (22.61), 100 free (46.83), and 100 back (54.52) ... helped Ball State to the season-best relay times in the 400 free relay (3:02.42) and 800 free relay (6:45.00) ... clenched first in the 400 free relay (3:11.94) in the 11th annual Douglas A. Coers Invitational ... helped Ball State sweep the 200 freestyle event by finishing second with a time of 1:46.58 at the Senior Day meet against Evansville ... at the 2015 MAC Championships, Fennig helped his team finish sixth in both the 800 free relay (6:45.00) and 400 free relay (3:07.48), in addition to posting his season best time of 1:41.98 in the 200 freestyle.

2013-14: Earned his third letter at Ball State ... set lifetime-best times at the MAC Championships in the 100 free (47.23), 200 free (1:43.30) and 500 free (4:43.30) ... member of the 400 and 800 free relays that both finished sixth at the MAC Championships with times of 3:05.52 and 6:55.39, respectively ... turned in a season-best in the 50 free at the Eastern Michigan Invitational with a 22.72 ... clocked a season-best 10:24.86 in the 1000 free against Eastern Michigan and Ohio State ...  his season-best time in the 200 free ranked second on the team.

2012-13: Earned his second letter at Ball State ... set season-best times of 48.47 in the 100 free, 1:46.35 in the 200 free and 4:51.86 in the 500 free at the MAC Championships.

2011-12: Earned his first letter at Ball State ... set personal records at the MAC Championships (Mar. 1) in the 50 free (22.35), 100 free (48.21) and 200 free (1:45.26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Barry Weaver at Jay County High School … four-year letterwinner in swimming, specializing in the 100 free, 200 free and 100 back … as a senior, finished as a sectional champion in the 200 free, finished 31st at the state championships … team captain … earned Academic All-State and Academic All-America honors … posted career-best times in the 100 free (49.94), 200 free (1:49.36) and 100 back (59.64).

PERSONAL: Son of Jim (who played football at Taylor) and Betsy Fennig … has one sister, Madaline … born May 12, 1993, in Portland, Ind. … full name is Neal Patrick Fennig … intends to major in accounting.

Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ind.
High School: Jay County
Major: Accounting
Experience: 3 Letters
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