Kevin Ferguson
Kevin Ferguson
Birth Date: 05/03/1990
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Rio Americano HS
Position: Sprint Freestyle/Backstroke

UC SANTA BARBARA
2011 MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN HONORABLE MENTION
2011-12: Won the consolation heat, taking ninth place overall, in the 100 free (43.47) at the Pac-10 Championships…Helped set a new school record in the 400 free relay (2:52.90), breaking the previous record by 2.03 seconds…Took 15th in the 50 free (20.15) at the Pac-10 champs, swam a season-best time of 19.86 in the prelims…Took fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:28.28)…Led the squad in the 100 back, clocking in at 48.25 at the Pac-10 champs…Swam season-best times in the 200 free (1:39.14), 200 IM (1:51.78) and 400 medley relay (3:19.55) at the Arena Invitational…Had a great outing at the UNLV dual, posting season-bests in the 100 breast (55.29) and 200 back (1:51.20). 

2010 HONORABLE MENTION MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN
2010 BIG WEST CHAMPION - 100 BACKSTROKE
2010 BIG WEST CHAMPION - 200 MEDLEY RELAY, 400 MEDLEY RELAY
2010 BIG WEST CHAMPION - 200 FREESTYLE RELAY, 400 FREESTYLE RELAY
2009-10:
Successfully defended his Big West title in the 100 backstroke with a time of 48.68, a NCAA B-cut...Swam the backstroke leg on the Gauchos' Big West Champion 200 medley relay (1:28.47) and Big West Champion 400 medley relay (3:14.74)...Swam the anchor legs of the Gauchos' Big West Champion 200 freestyle relay (1:19.71) and 400 freestyle relay (2:57.28)...Placed fourth in the 50 free (20.43).

2009 BIG WEST FRESHMAN SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
2009 BIG WEST CHAMPION - 100 BACKSTROKE
2009 BIG WEST CHAMPION - 400 FREESTYLE RELAY, 200 MEDLEY RELAY

2008-09: Named the Big West's 2009 Men's Freshman Swimmer of the Year and one of the team's Most Improved...Big West Champion in the 100 backstroke (48.61),...Part of the Big West Champion, meet, conference and school record-setting 400 freestyle relay (2:54.93)...Member of the conference champion 200 medley relay (1:27.67)...Placed fourth in the 100 free (44.39) and 25th in the 200 free (1:46.10)...Placed second in the 400 medley relay, setting a school record (3:14.39)...Also competed in the preliminaries for the 50 free (20.28) at the Big West Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Swam for Rio Americano High School...Earned All-American honors in the 100 back, 200 free, 200 IM and relays...Holds league records in the 100 back and 200 free...Helped the Raiders to a CIF Championship in 2005...Was awarded with Scholar-Athlete honors...Also competed for Arden Hills Swimming under coach Brian Nabeta.

PERSONAL
Kevin Blake Ferguson was born May 3, 1990 to Cindy and Wes...Has two sisters, Erica and twin sister Laurel, who is also on the Gaucho swim team...Interests include magic, sleight of hand, misdirection, sneakiness and wake-boarding... Favorite Movie is "The Princess Bride"... Favorite musicians are Atmosphere...Enjoys reading "The Time Traveler's Wife"...Personal heroes are Darren Brown and Wes Ferguson...Most memorable athletic achievement is the Big West 100 backstroke victory...Favorite aspect of college swimming is winning Champs... Related to Charlemagne (distantly).

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