2016 - Junior:
Competed at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 200 medley relay, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly … competed at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 100-meter butterfly, 50m butterfly and 200m butterfly … competed at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 50 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 200 butterfly … swam personal best in the 200 butterfly with a 1:56.38 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … competed in the 400 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly at the season opener at Delta State University.
2015 - Sophomore:
Swam the freestyle and butterfly events during the regular season … named to the SEC Community Service Team.
2014 – Freshman:
Swam for John Boxmeyer at Crimson Tide Aquatics ... part of Arcadia High School's 2012 State Championship winning squad.
Full name: Joseph James Pursley ... son of Dennis and Mary Jo Pursley ... brothers, Steve, Brian and David ... sister, Lisa ... father, Dennis, is Alabama's head coach and a former UA swimmer while his sister Lisa Ebeling is part of the Tide's coaching staff ... consumer sciences major ... born October 21, 1994.
100 butterfly 51.08
200 butterfly 1:56.38