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Mark Randall
Mark Randall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East London, South Africa

Height:
6-3

Event:
Freestyle

Experience:
3L



Alabama Highlights:
2009 - RS-Junior
Earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 500 and 1650 freestyles ... Scored in the mile and 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, taking ninth and 12th respectively ... Broke the school record in 500 and 1000 freestyles at the SEC Championships, turning in times of 4:15.64 and 8:54.69 respectively ... Finaled in the 500 and 1650 freestyles at the SEC Championships, taking third and second ... Broke the oldest school record on the Crimson Tide books, bettering Arne Borgstrom's 1982 500 freestyle mark of 4:16.80 with a time of 4:15.64 at the SEC Championships .. Shaved nearly three seconds off his school record 1000 freestyle, turning in a 8:54.69 on the way out in his 1650 freestyle ... Finished second in the mile and third in the 500 freestyle at the U.S. Short Course National Championships in December ... Earned the Coaches' Award

2008 - Junior
Redshirted the season to train for the Olympic Games ... Earned President's List (4.0 grade point average) honors for the fall semester

2007 - Sophomore
Finaled in the mile at the SEC Championships, taking sixth ... Scored in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships taking ninth ... Competed in the 500 and 1650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships

2006 - Freshman
Bettered his own school record in the 1650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, posting a 14:48.25 on the way to a fifth place All-American finish ... Won the 400m and 1500m freestyles at the U.S. Open, beating, among others the 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist ... Winning 1500m freestyle time at the U.S. Open ranks 23rd all-time in the history of swimming with a 15:03.62 ... Broke Frank Iacono's 1986 school record in the 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships by four second, turning in a 14:52.78 ... Broke Frank Iacono's 1986 school record in the 1000 freestyle by two seconds ... Ranks second all-time for the Tide in the 500 freestyle ... Finaled in the 1650 and 500 freestyles at the SEC Championships, taking second and eighth respectively

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Igor Omeltchencko at Selborne College and Harlequins Swim Club ... Competed at the 2005 World Swimming Championships in Montreal, Canada ... Selborne College's team captain

Personal Information:
Full name: Mark Brian Randall ... Son of Brian and Beverly Randall ... Sisters, Caroline, Penny and Alison ... Exercise Sports Science major ... Born January 21, 1986

Top Times
500 freestyle 4:15.64 SR
1000 freestyle 8:54.69 SR
1650 freestyle 14:48.25 SR

     
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