Swimming & Diving

 Joe Retrum
Joe Retrum


Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern



2007-08: Scored points for UK with a 14th place finish in the 200-fly at the SEC Championships ... Also touched in 17th in the 100-fly at the conference meet ... Took eighth in the 100-back and 100-fly at the Nike Cup ... Also secured 20th place in the 200-back at the meet ... Had five top-four finishes during dual meet season.

2006-07: Named to the SEC All-Academic team ... Placed in the top-20 in three events in his second conference meet ... Took 10th in the 200-butterfly, 18th in the 100-fly and 19th in the 100-backstroke ... Enjoyed a fantastic showing at the highly competitive Nike Cup, scoring two top-10 finishes and earning points for the Wildcats in a third event ... Claimed sixth in the 200-fly, seventh in the 100-fly and 11th in the 200-individual medley ... Took five top-three finishes in two events during dual meet competition ... Placed second in the 200-fly and third in the 100-fly in a win over conference-foe Alabama ... Recorded four career-best times in his second season.

2005-06: A 14th place finish at the SEC Championship in the 100-backstroke helped earn impact points for the Cats ... Also placed 19th at the Championships in the 100-butterfly ... Participated in four different events at the Nike Cup Invitational, earning 16th place in the 100-back, 17th in the 200-individual medley, 18th in the 200-back and 23rd in the 100-fly ... Earned silver as a member of the 200-medley relay team at the Cup ... Took second in the 200-back in a dual meet with Cincinnati ... Touched in third in the 200-fly in a dual meet with Louisville.

Pre-College: Six-time high school All-American ... Named Indiana Senior Swimmer of the Year ... Garnered Indiana All-State honors ... Received the Indiana High School Mental Attitude Award.

Best Collegiate Times: 200 individual medley - 1:52.34; 200 butterfly - 1:49.01; 100 butterfly - 49.39; 100 backstroke - 50.22; 200 backstroke - 1:53.58; 50 backstroke - 23.95; 50 butterfly - 24.11

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