2012-13 Finished 10th in the 200 back at the Hokie Fall Invitational ... Also a C finalist in the 100 back and the 200 IM ... Won the bonus heat in the 100 back to finish 17th overall ... Finished 19th overall in the 200 IM ... Won four races total, including the first of his career in the 200 back against Towson.
At Orange County USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... Earned two podium
finishes at the 2012 Virginia AAA state championships ... Second in the
100 fly and third in the 100 back ... Won the region title in the 100
back each of the past three years, despite moving up to the state's
highest classification as a senior ... Four-time district champ in the
100 back ... Named Swimmer of the Year by the Free Lance Star
in 2012 ... Part of the FLS all-area team in 2010, 2011, and 2012 ...
Swimmer of the Year for the Jefferson District in 2010 ... Swam for the
Battlefield Area Star Swimmers club under Kevin McHaney ... Member of
the National Honor Society.
Personal Son of Terry and Karen Barden ... Enjoys rollercoasters and watching sports.