Oliver Basse
Oliver Basse


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Newman





Swimming and Diving Celebrates Season with Awards Banquet

The Crimson Tide celebrated a season that saw UA swimmers and divers earn All-American and Southeastern Conference honors as well as breaking multiple school records


Swimming and Diving has Strong Final Day at the SEC Championships

Sophomore BJ Hornikel posted his second SEC Championships runner-up finish in as many days, earning a silver medal in the 100 freestyle with a career-best time of 42.98, just 24 hours after taking second in the 200 freestyle


Swimming and Diving Closes Out Regular Season Saturday against Georgia

It will be Senior Day for the Crimson Tide as 10 swimmers and divers compete for the final time in the Don Gambril Olympic Pool

Alabama Highlights:
2011 - Junior: Posted a career-best time in the 100 and 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, touching at 49.20 and 1:47.31 respectively ... 200 butterfly time from the SEC Championships ranks him ninth all-time for the Tide ... competed in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships.

2010 - Sophomore: Competed in the 100 and 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... posted a career-best 1:52.16 in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships.

2009 - Freshman: Competed in the 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... scored in the 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, taking 16th place and posting a 1:48.07 in the process ... earned the Carlos Berrocal Most Improved award.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Nancy Brown at Cardinal Newman High School ... swam for Alf Augirre at North Palm Beach Swim Club ... four-time team MVP ... four-year All-State qualifier ... four-year Palm Beach County All-Area ... won the team leadership award ... also competed in track and football.

Personal Information:
Full name: Oliver Maxwell Basse ... son of Hans and Maureen Basse ... has six brothers, Martin, Christopher, Alex, Robert, Stephen and Morten ... geography major ... born April 7, 1990.

Top Times:
200 butterfly 1:47.31
100 butterfly 49.20
200 IM 1:52.16