Gopack.com catches up with John Newell of the men's swimming and diving team
NC State notched 11 pool records in the matchup
NC State marked the fastest time in 31 of the 32 events contested
Head Coach Braden Holloway and GoPack.com preview NC State's backstroke group for the 2014-15 season
Pack passed out team awards from the 2013-14 season this past weekend
2013 ALL-AMERICAN (400 Medley Relay)
2012-13 (Sophomore): Claimed All-America honors at the 2013 NCAA Championships as a member of the 400 medley relay team ... Swam the backstroke leg on the 400 medley relay team that finished second at the ACC Championships to garner a silver medal ... Finished seventh at ACC's in the 400 IM (3:52.71) ... Broke head coach Braden Holloway's record in the 100 backstroke with a time of 47.75, besting Holloway's mark of 47.77 ... Recorded the third-best time in the 200 backstroke (1:43.62) ... Notched the second-fastest time in school history in the 400 IM (3:49.70)
2011-12 (Freshman): Posted two all-time top-10 marks in his debut season at NC State ... Swam the fourth-best time in the 400 individual medley with a 3:54.12, the top mark on the team during the season ... Finished 15th in that event at the ACC Championships ... Also finished 15th in the 1,650 freestyle ... Posted the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 200 backstroke in 1:45.86 ... Both times were NCAA "B" cuts ... Qualified for the US Olympic Trials in the 200 backstroke.