Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Austin Ringquist
Position: Fly/IM
Height: 6'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hillsboro, Ore.
High School: Hillsboro HS
Other College: University of Florida

2014-15: Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention honors…Had the third fastest time on the team in the 200 back (1:47.29) and fifth 100 back (50.25)…At the Texas Invitational, he took sixth in the B final of the 200 back with 1:48.05 and second in the D final of the 200 free with 1:39.09…Finished 34th in the prelims of the 100 back with his season-best time, 33rd in the prelims of the 200 free (1:39.57) and 44th in the prelims of the 200 IM (1:51.68)…Took sixth in the 200 back against ASU and seventh in the 200 free against Cal.

2013-14: Had a season-best time of 1:48.28 in the 200 IM at the Texas Invite…Clocked in with a season-best time of 4:19.36 in the 400 IM against USC…Had the fifth fastest time on the squad in the 200 back with a time of 1:45.73 at the Texas Invite…Also had  season-best time in the 100 back at the Texas Invite with a time of 48.70…Swam the 1000 free against Stanford and clocked in with a time of 10:12.20.

At Florida (2012-13): At the Bulldog Invitational competed in the 200 IM (1:49.21), 200 free (1:38.06), 200 back (1:46.60) and 100 free (45.37)…Swam in exhibition against Tennessee touching the wall in 1:47.14 in the 200 back and finished with a time of 1:38.96 in the 200 free, also competed as part of the third place 400 free relay…Recorded a second place finish in the 100 back (51.16) and was fourth clocking in at 1:51.03 in the 200 back against Florida Atlantic…Competed in the B-Final of the 200 back setting a new personal-best time of 1:48.17, also took 26th in the 200 IM (1:51.48), 28th in the 100 back (51.10) and 30th in the 400 IM (4:01.99) at the Ohio State Invitational.

At Florida (2011-12): Finished the season with a fourth-through-sixth place finish against Tennessee taking fourth in the 200 back (1:50.59), fifth in the 100 back (51.43) and sixth in the 200 IM (1:54.71)…In the win over Auburn, finished sixth and seventh in the 100m (1:00.48) and 200m back (2:10.75), respectively…Captured his first collegiate victory with a 1:52.55 swim in the 200 back, and took the runner-up spot in the 100 back with a 52.87 effort against FAU…Against rival FSU, finished two-three in the 100 (51.71) and 200 back (1:50.93), respectively…Claimed second in the 100m back against Georgia with a 1:00.49 swim…Opened SEC competition against LSU with 1:00.42, seventh-place finish in the 100 breast…Made his collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational with a ninth-place effort in the 200 back (1:51.66).

Prep: Trained with Hillsboro HEAT Swim Team under head coach James Resare…A five-star recruit by Swimming World Magazine… Earned High School All-America honors in 2007-08 and 2008-09…Won the Class 5A state championship by setting a state record in the 200 IM, while anchoring two state championship relay teams…A two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

Personal: Son of Paul and Lori Ringquist…Has a sister, Kaitlin…plans to major in sport management.