This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.
Alabama Highlights: 2014 - Sophomore: Scored in the 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking 13th place ... also competed in the 500 freestyle and 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships ... picked up three wins in the 500 freestyle, two wins in the 1650 freestyle and one win in the 200 freestyle during the regular season ... earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 - Freshman: Earned a place on the SEC All-Freshman Team ... finaled in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships after posting a career-best time of 4:20.19 in prelims which ranks him seventh all-time at Alabama ... scored in the 1,650 freestyle at the SEC Championships with a career-best time of 15.09.80 which ranks him tenth all-time at Alabama ... turned in Alabama's top times of the season in the 500, 1,000, and 1,650 freestyle ... won the 1,000 freestyle twice and the 500 freestyle four times during the regular season ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Joe Hancock at Del Oro and Jeff Pearson at the Sierra Marlins Swim Team ... seven-time high school All-American ... three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... 2012 Olympic Trials participant ... chosen for 2010 USA National Select Camp ... competed at both the USA Junior and Senior National Championships ... set five league records and five school records.
Personal Information: Full Name: Brian James Westlake ... son of Christine and Chris Westlake ... brothers, Jaysen and Jaxon ... sister, Jessica ... finance major ... born August 3, 1993.