Men's Swimming

Thomas Fadnes
Thomas Fadnes


Stavanger, Norway

High School:
St. Svithun

Height / Weight:
6-4½ / 203

Sp. Free/Fly


2008-09 (Jr.) - Part of the 400 meter relay team that placed sixth in the `B' heat at the NCAA Championships with a time of 2:53.75...Was part of three relay teams at the NCAA Championships...Set a Conference USA record in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 43.42...Also set a record in the same meet during the 50 free with a time of 19.53...Part of the Mustang 200 free relay that set a meet record, finishing in 1:18.35...Earned wins in the 50 (19.99) and 100 (43.51) free against Texas (2/8...Won the 100 yard freestyle against Arizona State (1/16) with a time of 46.01...Finished first in the 100 free in the Art Adamson Invitational (11/1), in just 46.22.

2007-08 (So.): Set new school records in 200 free relay and 200 medley relay at NCAAs... Earned All-American status in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 800 free relay... Member of the first-place and Conference USA record-breaking 200, 400 and 800 free relays; 200 free relay also broke SMU record... Swam lead-off leg of first-place 200 free relay against Texas (2/9)... Swam fourth leg of first-place 400 medley relay and won the 100 free against Texas A&M (2/1)... Member of the first-place 200 free relay and second-place 200 medley relay... Swam the 200 and 400 free relays, first-place 800 free relay, 200 and 400 medley relays, 50 and 100 free at the Texas Invitational (11/29-12/1)... Helped the Mustangs win the 200 and 400 free relays and a second-place finish in the 800 free relay at the Art Adamson Invitational (11/16-18)... Member of the first-place 200 medley relay and 200 free relay against Air Forice (11/3)... Won the 50 free and swam the first-place 200 free relay against Centenary (10/27).


2006-07 (Fr.): Had outstanding freshman campaign with the Mustangs... Member of season-best 200 free-relay team at NCAAs... Member of first-place 400 free relay at the American Short Course Championships... Part of first-place 200 medley relay team at American Short Course... Member of second-place and season-best 200 free relay at American Short Course... Finished second in 100 free at C-USA Invite... Part of record-breaking C-USA Invite Champion 400 free relay team and 200 free relay champion team... Member of record-setting 200 medley relay C-USA Invite Champion team... Third- leg of first-place 400 medley relay team against Texas A&M... Placed second in 100 free against Texas A&M... Part of first-place 400 free relay team against Texas A&M... Competed against Texas and Arizona...

Prep: Won junior nationals in Norway in 50 free, 100 free and 50 fly... Currently holds Norwegian junior national record in 50 free and 100 free.

Personal: Son of Terje and Lorri Fadnes... His sister, Lise, is also a swimmer and has competed at the European Championships and at the World Championships... Also lettered in hockey, soccer and handball in Norway

Career Best
50 Free	20.12
100 Free	43.88
200 Free	1:38.00
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