FALL (2010): Broke his own personal-best times in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 free at the Hawkeye Invitational … times at the invitational included 22.08 in the 50 free, 46.97 in the 100 free, 1:42.30 in the 200 free and 4:42.24 in the 500 free.
AS A SOPHOMORE: A freestyle specialist for the Irish … set personal records in the 200 free (1:43.16) and 100 free (47.44) at the Ohio State Invitational … additional season-best times were set at the Shamrock Invitational with times of 4:57.10 in the 500 free and 22.55 in the 50 free … competed in nine freestyle events on the regular season ranging from the 50 free to the 500 free.
AS A FRESHMAN: Touched in 4:43.17 in the 500 free at the Shamrock Invitational … best mile performance was 16:30.35 at the Ohio State Invitational… went 22.09 in the 50 free against Olivet for a season-best … best 100 free performance came during the Shamrock Invitational in 48.26 … swam the 200 free in 1:43.51 at the Ohio State Invitational.
THE ROTH FILE: Four-time letterwinner and all- conference performer at St. Charles East (Ill.) … team captain and MVP as a senior … three-time all-state selection … earned six All-America citations … one of those came during his sophomore campaign (400 free relay), two as a junior (200 free relay, 400 free relay) and three as a senior (100 free, 200 free and 200 free relay) … placed second in the nation as a senior in the 200 free relay (1:23.93), the third-fastest mark in Illinois history … nine-time state qualifier … twice named to the Kane County Chronicle All-Area squad … won team[apos]s mental attitude award as a junior … qualified five times for Junior Nationals … Academic All-American … Illinois State Scholar … graduated with Academic High Honors … took home all-conference academic honors on three occasions … member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Peer Leadership … born Feb. 2, 1990, in Downers Grove, Ill. … son of Debi and Bill Roth … full name is William Cleary Roth … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.
Roth[apos]s Career Bests
|50 Free||22.08||Hawkeye Invitational (2010)|
|100 Free||46.97||Hawkeye Invitational (2010)|
|200 Free||1:42.30||Hawkeye Invitational (2010)|
|500 Free||4:42.24||Hawkeye Invitational (2010)|
|1,000 Free||9:31.61||Ohio State Invite (2008)|
|1,650 Free||16:30.35||Ohio State Invite (2008)|