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Ian Joyce
Position: Back/Free
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampden, Mass.
High School: Albemarle (Va.) High School

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2012-2013: Joyce began his season placing fifth in the 50 freestyle at Evansville and taking fifth in the 100 backstroke at Purdue. He finished third in the 200 back and fourth in the 200 free against Cleveland State. In the Miami Invitational, Joyce tooksecond in the 800 free relay and 12th in the 400 free relay, then finished seventh in the 200 medley relay. He also placed 23rd in both the 100 back and 400 IM, and swam to a 27th finish in the 200 free prelim. During the second half of the season, Joyce took fourth in the 200 free and 200 back races at Cincinnati, and finished second in the 200 back against the Buffalo Bulls. At Eastern Michigan, he finished sixth in the 200 free and third in the 200 back. He then finished the regular season placing third in the 100 free, 200 free, and 100 back events. In the 2013 MAC Championships, Joyce took 14th in the 200 back final and helped his team earn a fourth-place finish in the 800 free relay.

2010-11: Finished 14th in the 100 back and 15th in the 200 back at the MAC Championships ... won the 200 back against Xavier and the 1000 freestyle against Evansville ... swam to 10th in the 200 back, 17th in the 100 back and 24th in the 200 free at the Miami Invitational ... recorded top times of 51.37 in the 100 back, 1:52.72 in the 200 back, 1:44.28 in the 200 free, 4:51.13 in the 500 free, 1:59.95 in the 200 IM and 4:13.97 in the 400 IM.

2009-10: Placed 24th in the 200-yard backstroke at the Miami Invitational ... finished in second place twice on the year; once against Evansville in the 200-yard medley relay, and once against Ball State University in the 200-yard backstroke ... set a season best time in the 100-freestyle (49.63) and 200-freestyle (1:48.73) at the Miami Invitational and set best times in the 500 freestyle (4:44.32), 100 back (53.36) and 200 back (1:54.15) at the MAC Championships, as well as a best time in the 1000 freestyle (10:18.04) at the SIU meet.

High School: Two-time All-American ... enters with top times in the 100 backstroke (53.74), 200 backstroke (1:55.43), 200 freestyle (1:45.99) and 500-yard freestyle (4:43.54) ... First Team All-Western Mass. Freshman and Sophomore year ... also pitched for two years on the baseball team.

Personal: Parents are Bryan and Elizabeth Joyce ... born March 3, 1991 ... an accomplished violinist ... grandfather pitched for the Oakland Athletics ... major is undecided between psychology and business.

Joyce's Career Bests
EventTime
100 Backstroke 51.37
200 Backstroke 1:52.72
200 Freestyle 1:44.28
500 Freestyle 4:51.13
200 IM 1:59.95
400 IM 4:13.97
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