Tom Barrett
Tom Barrett


Brisbane, Australia

High School:
The Queensland University of Technology




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Action continues Friday


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Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)


Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

NCAA All-American (7)
2013: 800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay (HM), 400 Medley Relay (HM)
200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay (HM)

ACC Champion (4)
2013: 200 Free, 800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay
400 Free Relay

All-ACC (6)
100 Free, 200 Free, 800 Free Relay
2012: 200 Free, 800 Free Relay
2011: 400 Free Relay

UVA Career Bests
50 Free:19.70 (3rd all-time at UVa)
100 Free: 43.04 (3rd all-time at UVa)
200 Free: 1:35.01 (6th all-time at UVa)

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors as part of the 13th-place finishing 800-yard freestyle relay at NCAAs
• Placed 25th in the 100 free and 29th in the 200 free at NCAAs
• ACC Champion in the 200 free and as part of the 800 free relay
• Earned all-conference honors with a tie for second place in the 100 free at ACCs
• Touched fifth in the 50 free at the conference meet
• Set career-best times in the 50 free (19.70), 100 free (43.04) and the 200 free (1:35.01) at the conference meet
• Finished third in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Picked up eight dual-meet wins (4x - 50 free, 4x - 100 free)
• Named the team's MVP at the year-end banquet

• Earned All-America honors with the 800 free relay that finished fourth at NCAAs
• Also took home All-America Honorable Mention honors in the 400 free relay and 400 medley relay
• Touched second in the 200 free in a career-best 1:36.20 to earn All-Conference honors at ACCs
• Part of the 800 free relay that won the ACC title and broke the Christiansburg Aquatic Center record
• Also placed eighth in the 100 free and 13th in the 50 free at the conference meet
• Set a career-best 20.04 in the 50 free as a leadoff at the Georgia Fall Invite
• His 100 free of 43.70 that led off the 400 free relay at NCAAs was a season-best
• Picked up two wins in the 100 free against Pitt and Virginia Tech


• Joined the team in January of 2011
• Swam on three All-America relay teams for Virginia at his first NCAA Championships
• Member of the 400 freestyle relay (sixth) and 200 freestyle relay (eighth) teams that earned All-America accolades
• Also anchored the 200 medley relay team that placed 15th and received honorable mention All-America honors at NCAAs
• Finaled in the 100 freestyle at the ACC Championships, finishing seventh in 43.79
• Placed 13th in the 50 freestyle at the conference meet, clocking a time of 20.22
• Both his prelim times in the 50 freestyle (20.11) and 100 freestyle (43.58) were faster
• Swam as a member of Virginia's ACC championship 400 freestyle relay team that set a conference and meet record, finishing in 2:51.26
• Also part of the second-place 200 freestyle relay team and anchored the third-place 200 medley relay team at ACCs

High School
• Holds the Australian age record (age 16) in the 50-meter freestyle
• Represented Australia at the Youth Commonwealth Games and in a Trans Tasman series vs. New Zealand
• Made the Youth Olympic Team but did not compete because of illness
• Served as a team captain at Iona College
• Two-time recipient of the bronze level academic award
• Also competed in volleyball, water polo, rugby and athletics

• Son of John and Anne Barrett
• Has an older sister, Clair, and an older brother Samuel
• Both siblings were swimmers on the Australian Youth Team
• Plans to major in foreign affairs