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Crews Wellford
Crews Wellford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis University

Height:
6-4

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Experience:
2L



11/22/2014

Swimming and Diving Finishes Strong at H2Okies Invitational

Junior Emma Saunders paces the Crimson Tide with two more wins and another school record on the invitational's finals day

04/16/2014

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Record Smashing Season

03/26/2014

Men's Swimming and Diving Ready for NCAA Championship

The championships get underway Thursday on the University of Texas campus

02/22/2014

Swimming and Diving Surges On Final Day of SEC Championships

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

02/18/2014

Swimming and Diving Kicks Off SEC Championships by Shattering Three School Records

The Crimson Tide set three school records in its first four swims - the men's and women's 200 medley relays as well as the 800 freestyle relay

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Summer:
Earned a spot in the "C" final of the 200-meter backstroke at the 2014 USA Summer National Championships, posting a time of 2:02.12 ... swam a 56.33 in the 100m backstroke at the 2014 USA Summer National Championships, taking 25th place and setting the school long course meters record in the process.

2014 - Sophomore:
Competed at the NCAA Championships on the Tide's 800 freestyle relay ... broke the school record in the 100 backstroke during prelims of the SEC Championships with a 47.85 ... scored in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 22nd place ... scored in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 15th place with a time of 1:44.03, ranking him third all-time at Alabama ... competed in the 200 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... part of the school-record setting 800 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships ... picked up an individual victory in four-different events during the regular season, including both backstroke events and the 100 and 200 freestyles.

2013 - Freshman:
Scored in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships after posting a career-best time of 1:46.74 in prelims, which ranked him sixth all-time at Alabama ... also competed in the 100 backstroke and 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Louis Demetiades and Bryan Parker at Memphis Tiger Swimming ... 2012 USA Olympic Trials qualifier ... 2011 USA Junior National qualifier ... 2010 SES Zone All-Star team ... earned Memphis Tiger's leadership award in 2011 and 2012 ... Memphis University School team captain as a junior and senior and most valuable swimmer as a junior ... Best of Preps finalist in 2011 and 2012.

Personal Information:
Full name: William Lewis Crews Wellford ... son of Donna and Scott Wellford ... brother, Peterson ... consumer science major ... born December 29, 1992.

Top Times:
100 backstroke 47.85
200 backstroke 1:44.03
100 freestyle 46.13
200 freestyle 1:37.67

     
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