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Carl Mickelson
Position: Breaststroke
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Hamilton High School
Experience: 2 Letters

Four-time All-American...2012 Pac-12 Champion in the 100 breast and 200 breast...Has earned two Honorable Mention All-American honors three seasons at Arizona...2010 Pac-10 Champion in the 200 breast...Is third on the Arizona school record list in the 200 breaststroke.

2011-12: Earned two All-American honors after finishing fourth in the 100 breast and the 200 breast at the NCAA Championships...Won the 100 breast and the 200 breast at the Pac-12 Championships...Posted two career-best times and two NCAA "A" cuts in the 100 and 200 breast at the Texas Invite.

2010-11: Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships with a 13th place finish in 1:55.59...Finished 17th overall in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 53.37...Placed 44th overall in the 200 I.M.

2009-10: Pac-10 Champion in the 200 breaststroke...An Honorable Mention All-American at the NCAA Championships in Columbus in the 200 breaststroke with a personal best time of 1:54.64...Achieved the third fastest 200 breaststroke time in school history during the prelims of the event at NCAA's.

High School: Three-time Arizona state champion in the 100 breaststroke...East Valley Tribune Class 5A All-Tribune team in '06, '07 and `08...Named to the Arizona Republic's All-Swimming Team in '07 and '08...Broke an 18-year state record in the 100 breast.

Personal: Son of Kurt and Krista Mickelson...Has one sister, Janet.

Major: Public Management

Career Ambition: Firefighter

Spends free time: Golfing and wakeboarding

Why Arizona: I feel like swimming at Arizona will put me in the best position possible to accomplish the goals I have set for myself next year, that is one of the main reasons I chose to come to Arizona. I am so impressed by the coaching staff and how fast the team is year after year.

Personal Bests:

200 Breast: 1:52.18

100 Breast: 51.86

2012 Olympic Trials

100m Breast Preliminaries: 32nd - 1:02.79

200m Breast Preliminaries: 20th - 2:14.45