2005-06 Season: At the 2006 Pac-10 Championships, finished seventh in the 1650 free (15:13.01) and place 17th in the 50 free (4:26.55)...Finished first in the 1000 free against ArizonaState (9:24.35)... Against Texas, finished third in the 1650 free (15:52.37) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:04.15)... Finished fourth in the 1000 free against Stanford (9:20.07)... Finished second in the 1000 free against Washington (9:34.02)...Placed sixth in the 1650 free at the 2005 Texas Invitational (15:24.23)... Finished second in the 1000 free and third in the 400 IM against Wisconsin.
Prep: Two-year letterwinner for swimming at BrophyCollegePreparatoryHigh School under Coach Bil Kopas... Was the swim team captain his senior year. Won the 200 IM and 500 freestyle his junior and senior years.
National/ International Competition:2005- Won four out of five events at the winter sectionals of Junior Nationals (400 IM, 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyle), and placed second in the 200 IM... Was also a national qualifier in six events.
Personal: Born David C. Pursley on Nov. 29, 1986 in Alberta, Canada... Son of Dennis and Mary Jo Pursley... Father is a former swimmer at The University of Alabama; mother swam at LouisianaStateUniversity and older brother Brian swam for North CarolinaState... Sister Lisa swam for the Wildcats 2002-2006... Major is undecided.