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 Bradley Ridge

2015-16: Earned third letter at Ball State ... named Academic All-MAC ... topped the Cardinals season-bests in two events, including the 100 butterfly (49.28) and the 200 butterfly (1:51.04) ... placed 10th overall at the 2016 Mid-American Conference Championships in the 100 fly, as well as 14th overall in the 200 fly ... in relay action at the MAC Championships, Ridge finished sixth in both the 400 medley relay (3:24.95) and the 200 medley relay (1:31.23), marking new season bests on the Ball State squad ... posted a pair of season bests at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, including the 200 free (1:47.09) and the 200 IM (2:00.38) ... other season bests include the 50 free (21.86), 100 back (1:00.96) and 400 IM (4:33.52).

2014-15: Earned second letter at Ball State ... swam in the team best 400 medley relay time of 3:20.49 ... held a team best time of 49.91 in the 100 fly as well as second best time of the team in the 200 fly (1:53.13), both set at the 2015 MAC Championships ... other season bests include the 200 IM (1:58.55) and 100 free (52.28) ... helped Ball State sweep the 200 fly event against IUPUI and Xavier when he finished second with a time of 1:58.56 ... finished third in the 200 fly (2:04.91) in the senior day meet against Evansville to help the Cardinals sweep the event ... rounded out Mid-American Conference action at Miami with a fifth place finish in the 200 free relay (1:32.83) ... clocked a 49.91 season best for a 17th place finish overall in MAC Championships prelims.

2013-14: Earned his first letter at Ball State ... turned in lifetime bests in the 100 and 200 fly at the 2014 MAC Championships with times of 51.43 and 1:53.81 ... clocked a 22.36 in the 50 free at the MAC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for coach Chris Plumb at Carmel High School ... team earned the state championship in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... was a sectional finalist all four years ... qualified for state his junior and senior seasons ... was a state finalist in the 100 fly his senior season ... career-best times: 100 fly (51.87), 200 fly (1:56.30), 200 IM (2:04.02), 100 free (1:49.46) ... graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Robin Ridge ... born June 5, 1995 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... has a twin sister ... first in his family to participate in a Division I sport ... a pre-business major.

Position: Butterfly, Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Carmel
Major: Pre-business
Experience: 2 Letters
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