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    Michael Godbe
    Michael Godbe

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Rapid City, S.D.

    High School:
    Stevens

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Free

    Birthdate:
    12/17/1991

    THIS SEASON: Michael Godbe, a 2014 senior, is a strong middle distance freestyler for the Trojans and looks to return as a conference finalist. One of USC's top student-athletes, he is also is improving in the 500y free and swims the 200y fly for the Trojans.

    2013: Godbe competed in three events at the 2013 Pac-12 Championships, taking 16th in the 200y free (1:37.43), 22nd in the 200y fly (1:50.01) and 27th in the 500y free (4:30.74). He also posted a PR in the 100y free (44.61) by leading off a USC exhibition race in the 400y free relay ... Godbe repeated as a 2013 College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team honorable mention pick and as a 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic first team selection.

    2012: Godbe was a 2012 Pac-12 Championships finalist in the 200y free as a sophomore, finishing eighth in 1:37.06. His 1:36.17 in prelims was a PR. He was also 32nd in the 500y free ... Godbe earned 2012 College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team honorable mention honors and was named to the 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic first team with a 3.77 GPA in political science.

    2011: Godbe was a two-time consolation finalist at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships as a freshman, taking 15th in the 200y free (1:37.94) and 16th in the 500y free (4:29.83). He was also 35th in the 100y free (45.92). His 200y free time was an NCAA `B' cut and PR while his PR in the 500y free in the Pac-10 prelims was just off a `B' cut.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Godbe prepped at Stevens High in Rapid City, S.D., where he won the 500y free (4:29.9) at the 2010 Short Course Sectionals ... He was a Scholastic All-American who graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors and was an AP Scholar with honor and a National Merit Scholar.

    CLUB/COACH: Rapid City Racers/Allan McCallum.

    PERSONAL: He was born Dec. 17, 1991 and is a political science and economics major. He plans to pursue a career in law.

    GODBE'S PERSONAL RECORDS:

    Event Time
    100-yard free44.61
    200-yard free1:36.17
    500-yard free4:28.66