The Crimson Tide men surged from sixth to fourth on the final day of the SEC Championships paced by an SEC title and record by freshman Anton McKee
Alabama Highlights: 2015 - Sophomore: Swam the freestyle events during the regular season … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 GPA) for the spring semester … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester … carries a 3.944 cumulative GPA into his junior year.
2014 - Freshman: Scored in the 1,650 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking 16th place with a career-best time of 15:21.31 … posted career-best times in the 200 and 500 freestyle events at the SEC Championships … named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American … earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 GPA) in the fall semester and also earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Vicky Bedsole at UMS-Wright Preparatory School and Greg Davis at City of Mobile Swim Association … three-time state champion runner-up in the 500 freestyle … two-time state champion runner-up in the 200 freestyle … first in the 200 and 500 freestyle at the county meet … recipient of the Chris Walton and Allison Beebe awards … team captain … NCSA Junior National qualifier … Winter Junior National participant … U.S. Winter Nationals qualifier … 800 and 1,500 freestyle Southeastern Champion … Southeastern Zones team member … Summer Speedo Junior National participant … National Honor Society … Cum Laude Society.
Personal Information: Full name: Michael Carl Madden Jr. … son of Ellen and Mike Madden … sister, Paige … history major … born February 27, 1995.