As A Sophomore (2012-13): Earned All-Conference USA honors as a member of the varsity record-setting 800 freestyle relay team ... Scored 12 points at the C-USA Invitational, participating in the consolation finals of the 200 (12th) and 500 freestyle (10th) ... Competed in eight dual meets ...His lone medal finish of the season was in the 200 free against Old Dominion, placing second.
As A Freshman (2011-12): Earned all-conference honors as a part of three relay teams ... Competed in the C-USA Invitational finals in the 100 (8th) and 200 freestyle (5th) ... Placed 11th at the C-USA Invitational in 500 freestyle ... Part of an NCAA `B' qualifying 200 and 800 freestyle relay team, helping establish varsity record in each event ... Competed in eight dual meets ...Posted first-place finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyle against Catawba ... Recorded nine top-3 finishes during dual meet competition ... Recipient of the team's Most Improved Award.
High School/Club: Swam for YCSC Mudcats of the YMCA Columbia Swim Club under coach Jeff Mead ... Three-time high school individual state champion ... Member of the Lexington High School state championship team.
Personal: Pursuing a degree in sports studies ... Born Nov. 2, 1992 ... Son of Jeff Mead and Becky Westfall ... Older brother Ryan was a swimmer at Limestone and College of Charleston.
|Mead's Top Times|
|Event||Time||Year||Meet||In The ECU Record Books|
|100 Freestyle||45.60||2012||C-USA Invitational|
|200 Freestyle||1:39.53||2012||C-USA Invitational||Seventh|
|500 Freestyle||4:33.37||2013||C-USA Invitational|
|50 Freestyle||20.89||2012||C-USA Invitational|