Drake Becksted
  • Event
  • Class
  • Hometown
  • Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly
  • Senior
  • Oswego, N.Y.
Event2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016Career
100 Fly48.73
Christiansburg, Va.
Feb 10, 2013
47.97
Atlanta, Ga.
Mar 9, 2014
48.14
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
48.43
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
47.97
Atlanta, Ga.
Mar 9, 2014
100 Free45.06
Christiansburg, Va.
Feb 10, 2013
44.38
Atlanta, Ga.
Mar 9, 2014
44.40
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
44.81
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
44.38
Atlanta, Ga.
Mar 9, 2014
200 Free Relay1:22.73
Christiansburg, Va.
Jan 19, 2013
1:21.32
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
1:22.96
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
1:22.59
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
1:21.32
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
200 Free Relay Lead Off21.41
Charlottesville, Va.
Jan 26, 2013
21.07
Charlottesville, VA
Jan 17, 2015
20.93
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
20.93
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
200 Medley Relay1:30.11
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 17, 2012
1:30.11
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 17, 2012
400 Free Relay3:03.40
Charlottesville, Va.
Jan 26, 2013
3:04.20
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Nov 9, 2013
3:00.53
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
3:04.44
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
3:00.53
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
400 Free Relay Lead Off47.72
Durham, N.C.
Oct 27, 2012
48.43
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 11, 2013
47.11
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
47.11
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
400 Medley Relay3:21.10
Atlanta, Ga.
Nov 3, 2012
3:21.10
Atlanta, Ga.
Nov 3, 2012
50 Fly22.78
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 20, 2012
22.51
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 11, 2013
22.08
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
22.08
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
50 Free20.82
Christiansburg, Va.
Feb 10, 2013
20.32
Atlanta, Ga.
Mar 9, 2014
20.23
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
20.59
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
20.23
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015

Updated: July 22, 2016

2015-16: ACC Academic Honor Roll … Significantly helped the H2Okies with his performance in the 200 medley relay … Teamed with Zach Switzer, Brandon Fiala and Ian Ho to earn 46 team points in the 200 medley relay at the ACC Championships … Their time of 1:26.37 in the event ranks fifth all-time in program history … Turned in the fastest time in the 50 yard freestyle against West Virginia with a 21.30 … Won the 50 freestyle at West Virginia with a time of 21.30 … Took first against UMBC and Gardner-Webb in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:30.99 … Topped Penn State with a time of 1:30.42 in the 200 medley relay … Turned in a time of 21.44 in the 50-yard freestyle in a win over Queens University … Took first against ACC foes Notre Dame and Pitt in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:30.41 … Finished third with a 49.63 in the 100 yard butterfly in the win over Virginia and Towson.

2014-15:
ACCs:

5th - Relay - 200 medley relay (1:25.82) - with Latimer, B Fiala, CJ Fiala

At the ACC Championships, helped earn Tech 50 team points with a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay … Against Georgia Tech and UNC Wilmington, helped the 200 medley relay team win … At No. 21 Virginia, finished second in the 100 fly and helped the 200 medley relay team to a first place finish … Against Kentucky, finished second in the 50 free, fourth in the 100 fly and helped the 200 free relay team take second … At the H2Okie Fall Invitational, swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay to help earn a second-place finish … At Notre Dame with Pitt, took sixth in the 50 free and helped the 200 free relay team take third and the 400 medley relay team take fourth … At Duke, helped the 200 medley relay team finish second and finished fifth in the 50 free and the 100 fly … At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, finished first in the 50 fly, third in the 50 free and helped the 200 yard medley relay team finish second, swimming the second leg.

2013-14: Took first in the 200 medley relay at UNC Wilmington, racing the third leg … Finished in third in the 100 butterfly against No. 18 Virginia with a time of 49.88 … Took fourth place swimming the the fourth leg of the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.62 against No. 18 Virginia … Swam the third leg to help the 200 medley relay team take second at No. 18 Virginia with a time of 1:30.99 … Finished fourth in the 100 butterfly against No. 18 Virginia with a time of 49.96 … Helped earn a third-place finish in the 200 medley relay at Tennessee with a time of 1:29.15 … Took sixth place in the 100 butterfly at the H20kie Fall Invitational with a time of 49.05 … Swimming the fourth leg, helped the 200 freestyle relay team finish second at the H20kie Fall Invitational with a time of 1:23.93 … Swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay to contribute to the first place finish at Pittsburgh … Took third in the 100 butterfly at Pittsburgh with a time of 49.90 … Finished fifth place in the 100 freestyle at Cincinnati with a time of 47.89 … Swam the third leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help earn a second place finish at Ohio State with a time of 3:04.99 … Placed third in the 100 butterfly at Ohio State with a time of 50.80 … Earned a third place finish in the 50 freestyle against NC State with a time of 21.08 … Took second in the 100 butterfly against NC State … Finished fourth in the 50 freestyle at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge … Took Fourth in the 50 butterfly at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.

2012-13: Ended his freshman campaign with winning the 100 butterfly and freestyle at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Came in seventh in the 100 freestyle and fifth in the 100 butterfly at No. 11 Virginia ... Placed second in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 50 freestyle against William & Mary ... Took third in the 100 butterfly and fourth in the 50 freestyle at NC State ... Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly and eighth in the 50 freestyle in the win against Tennessee ... Recorded a career-best 21.14 in the prelims of the 50 freestyle at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Took fifth in the 100 freestyle and fourth in the 50 freestyle at Georgia Tech ... Charted two top-15 finishes in the quad meet at Duke, placing 11th in the 50 freestyle and 13th in the 100 freestyle ... Recorded top-five finishes at North Carolina, coming in fourth in the 100 freestyle, which was a career best, and fifth in the 50 freestyle ... Competed in four events in the season-opener against VMI and Gardner-Webb ... Placed third in the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.40.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Oswego High School ... A State Champion in the 50 and 100 freestyles ... The state record-holder in the 100 freestyle ... A four-time recipient of the Scholar Athlete and All-League awards ... A seasoned finalist and High School All-American at the New York High School State Swimming Championships ... A member of the Oswego Laker Swim Club ... A multiple Junior National qualifier in the sprint and fly events.

Personal: Drake Douglas Becksted was born on April 1, 1994 in Syracuse, N.Y. ... Son of Mark Douglas and Patricia Ann Becksted ... Has a younger sister, Kayla ... Plans to major in history or business.

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