FALL (2010): Notched a career-best time in the 200 IM (1:54.34) at the Hawkeye Invitational while also collecting three season-best times at the invitational … top season times included performances of 54.23 in the 100 back, 51.30 in the 100 fly and 1:54.64 in the 200 fly.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Had a sensational Ohio State Invitational, setting four top season times and two career best times … personal bests included times of 53.43 in the 100 back and 1:53.38 in the 200 IM while season bests included times of 1:55.86 in the 200 fly and 50.61 in the 100 fly … secured a season best time of 1:59.83 in the 200 back in a tri-meet with Cleveland State and Miami (Ohio).
AS A FRESHMAN: Swam a season-best 200 back time of 1:55.32 at the BIG EAST Championships … finished the 100 fly in 50.16 at the league meet … top 200 fly performance was clocked in a dual meet with Olivet at a time of 1:53.48 … went 1:57.97 in the 200 IM at the Ohio State Invite.
THE FRANCESCO FILE: Two-time all-conference swimmer and recipient of three varsity letters at St. Joseph[apos]s (Pa.) … Junior Nationals Qualifier … swam at the club level for the Jersey Wahoos, earning the team[apos]s Matthew Weiner Award for Excellence and Effort … best times out of high school: 400 IM (4:03.37), 200 IM (1:54.88), 100 fly (50.72), 200 back (1:54.21) … member of National Honor Society … earned school[apos]s gold medal for excellence in biology and silver medal for AP English performance … National Honor Society member … born Nov. 16, 1989 … son of Sandra and Anthony Francesco … enrolled in the Meodoza College of Business as an accounting major.
Francesco[apos]s Career Bests
|100 Back||53.43||Ohio State Invite (2009)|
|200 Back||1:53.38||Ohio State Invite (2009)|
|100 Fly||50.16||BIG EAST (2009)|
|200 Fly||1:53.38||Ohio State (2009)|
|200 IM||1:54.34||Hawkeye Invitational (2010)|