UND Roster

2015-16 Swimming and Diving Roster

Benjamin Jany

Free/Fly


Height 6'3''
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Vigoulet-Auzil, France
High School Lycée Bellevue
Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Continued to establish himself as stalwart distance freestyler throughout second season at Notre Dame … began the year at home against Michigan State, finishing fourth in the 500 free (4:42.31) and earning a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 200 free (1:44.76) and with the 400 medley relay (47.81 split) … at Virginia Tech, touched the wall fifth in the 1650 free (16:10.82) and 11th in the 500 free (4:45.75) … swimming in the Purdue Invitational, earned 17th in the 500 free (4:31.44 finals, 4:39.39 prelims), 25th in the 200 free (1:41.54 finals, 1:46.09 prelims) and 13th in the 1650 free (16:03.67) in addition to helping 800 free relay finish ninth (1:41.86 split) … at Virginia, clocked in at 4:45.62 in the 500 free and 1:44.70 in the 200 free … touched the wall eighth in the 1,000 free (10:16.61) and fifth with the 400 free relay (47.91 split) … raced in the 200 free (1:44.07) and with the 400 free relay (48.98 split) against Northwestern … swam the 500 (4:41.89), 200 (1:47.87) and 1650 (16:16.92) freestyle events in addition to the 800 free relay (1:48,64 split) at the Shamrock Invitational … finished the year at the Michigan First Chance meet, taking sixth in the 500 free (4:28.61), fourth in the 200 free (1:38.73), second in the 1650 free (15:27.03) and time-trialing in the 200 fly (1:50.69).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): One of three freshmen to compete at the ACC Championship meet and one of two to swim at NCAA Championship … at NCAAs, swam second with the 800 free relay, clocking a 1:36.74 split and earning honorable mention All-America honors … at ACC Championship, swam second on 800 free relay (1:35.46 split), finishing fourth (6:21.51) and setting school record … also record times in the 500 free (4:31.88) and the 200 free (1:38.36) … time-trialed in the 200 free, touching in at 1:38.23 … swam to 15th place in the 1650 free (15:19.78) … began the year against Purdue, swimming a 1:44.46 in the 200 free and winning the 500 free (4:35.66) … also led the B-team of the 400 free relay to third place (47.22 split, 3:07.16) … versus Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, led the C-teams in the 200 free relay (21.76 split, 1:24.47) and anchored the 200 medley relay (21.75 split, 1:35.43) … touched the wall third in the 1650 free (15:59.09) … anchored the 800 free relay with his 1:44.98 split (6:57.87 overall) and finished third in the 500 free (4:35.69) … also came in seventh in the 200 free (1:43.20) … at Michigan State, came in third in the 1000 free (9:36.87) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:21.80) … at Hawkeye Invitational, took 11th in the 500 free (4:28.30) after swimming a prelim time of 4:32.05 … finished 10th in the 200 free (1:38.71) with a prelim swim of 1:40.10 … anchored the A-team in the 800 free relay to second place (1:38.88 split, 6:34.27) … had the highest finish for the Irish in the 1650 free with his fourth place showing (15:30.63) … finished the met lead the B-team in the 400 free relay with a split-time of 46.28, with the team ultimate finishing fourth ((3:02.91) … against Michigan and Northwestern, touched the wall eighth in the 1650 free (16:19.00) and 500 free (4:47.69) … led the B-team in the 400 free relay with a 48.42 split, finishing fourth (3:12.13) … at Wisconsin, clocked a time of 9:50.70 in the 1000 free … swam third on the A-team of the 800 free relay, finishing fourth (1:43.43 split, 6:50.83) … touched the wall in 4:46.81 in the 500 free … in Shamrock Invitational, came in ninth in the 500 free (4:37.42), anchored the B-team of the 400 medley relay to eighth place (47.75 split, 3:26.50) and took seventh in the 200 free (1:43.34) … also swam third with the A-team of the 800 free relay, clocking a 1:43.24 split before taking seventh in the 1650 free (16:08.74) and touching the wall in 49.52 in the 100 free … against Cleveland State, took second in the 100 back (52.71) and first in the 500 free (4:39.56) … clocked a 48.00 flat time in the 100 free at the NCAA Last Chance Meet … earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Swam with the Dauphins du T.O.E.C. in addition to prep school team … as a freshman, finished second at the European Youth Olympic Festival in the 200 freestyle event and third in the 100 freestyle race … as a sophomore, qualified for the Junior European Championships as a member of the 200 freestyle relay team … won the semifinal race at the French Championships in the 200 butterfly event as a junior … advanced to the semifinal race at the French Championships in the 200 freestyle as a senior … graduated from Lycee Bellevue in July 2014 … biggest athletic thrill to date was winning his first medal at the French Championships … parents are Eric and Anne Jany … has two brothers, Brian and David … born in Toulouse, France, and currently resides in Vigoulet-Auzil … majoring in Finance and Mathematics at the University.