AS A JUNIOR: Had breakout performances in the 50 (23.93) and 100 (51.57) Back at the Shamrock Invitational, both of which were personal bests ... was among the team's top performers in those events ... cut over a second while dropping down to 48.08 in the 100 Free and improved to a 21.80 in the 50 Free at the Ohio State Invitational ... went four rounds in the 200 Back on the season ... fastest time was set at the Shamrock Invitational (1:55.37) while swimming a 1:55.75 at the Ohio State Invitational, taking off five seconds of his first shot in the event against USC (2:01.46) ... honored with the Notre Dame Captain's Award ... also recipient of team's most improved swimmer award.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished in 21.94 in the 50 Free at the Ohio State Invitational ... top time in the 100 Free (49.45) came against Northwestern ... at the BIG EAST Conference Championships, darted through with performances of 51.76 in the 100 Back, 1:52.87 in the 200 Back and 1:55.69 in the 200 IM.
AS A FRESHMAN: Clocked BIG EAST A-cuts in the 100 Back, 200 Back and 200 IM ... placed 30th in the prelims of the 100 Back at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 53.62 ... his top 100 Back performance (52.86) came at the Notre Dame Invitational ... top 200 Back time of 1:57.76 came at the BIG EAST Championships ... placed 34th in the prelims of that event ... finished 42nd in the prelims of the 200 IM at the conference meet with a time of 1:57.49.
THE BAUMAN FILE: Four-time letterwinner in swimming at Cathedral (Pa.) ... gained all-conference, all-city, all-state and All-American honors in sophomore, junior and senior years ... regional champion all four years of prep career ... conference champion sophomore, junior and senior years ... team captain and MVP during an undefeated senior season ... also a three-time letterwinner in water polo ... earned all-city and all-state water polo honors on three occasions ... second-team All-American as a senior ... water polo team captain and MVP... school and district record holder in 200 IM, 200 IM Relay and 400 Free Relay ... older brother, Doug, was an accomplished swimmer for the Irish before graduating in 2006 ... son of Carolyn and John Bauman ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accountancy major ... made the dean's list the spring of 2007 and 2008.
Bauman's Career Bests
|50 Free||21.80||Ohio State Invite (2007)|
|100 Free||47.19||Ohio State Invite (2008)|
|200 Free||1:46.75||Pittsburgh (2008)|
|50 Back||23.93||Shamrock Invite (2008)|
|100 Back||49.91||BIG EAST (2009)|
|100 Fly||53.97||Purdue (2008)|
|200 Back||1:50.83||BIG EAST (2009)|
|200 IM||1:50.63||BIG EAST (2009)|