Bio Career Bests
Valuable contributor to the Irish sprint
freestyle and breaststroke groups ... threetime
monogram winner ... member of
school-record 200-yard medley relay team
(1:30.04) ... all-BIG EAST in the 200 medley
relay in 2006 ... sixth-fastest in school history
in the 100-yard freestyle (45.65) and eighth
in the 200 free (1:40.16) ... ninth in Notre
Dame history in the 100 breast (57.10) ...
ranks as the 10th-fastest swimmer in program
history in the 200 individual medley
(1:52.09) and the 100 fly (50.37) ... earned
All-America honors 14 times in high school.
AS A JUNIOR
Earned all-BIG EAST honors
in the 200 medley relay as the Irish quartet
produced a school-record time of 1:30.04
in the event ... placed 11th in the 200-yard IM
at the conference championships with a
career-best time of 1:52.09 ... clocked a 14thplace
finish in the 100-yard free at the BIG
EAST meet with a mark of 46.12 in the finals
... posted the top 100 free mark of his career
in the prelims (45.65) ... registered another
14th-place showing at the BIG EAST in the 100 breast in a season-best time of 57.26 ...
part of five winning relay teams during the
season ... swam on the winning 200 free relay
unit at both the Notre Dame Invitational and
the Shamrock Dual Meet Invitational ... second
on the team in the 100 free and fourth in
the 200 free ... the Irish's third-fastest 100
breast and 200 IM performer ... fourth in the
100 fly ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE
performer in the 100-yard breaststroke
(57.10) ... fourth-fastest on the team
in the 50-yard free (21.28) and the 100 free
(45.86) ... fifth in the 200 IM (1:52.10) ... registered
BIG EAST "A" cuts in all four of
those events along with the 200-yard
breast (2:08.83) ... placed eighth in the
100-yard breaststroke at the BIG EAST
Championships ... 12th in the 100 free at the
conference meet ... ranked 14th on the team
with 185.75 total points (108 individual,
77.75 relay) ... swam an impressive third leg
of the 400-yard freestyle relay to help the
Irish win the final race of a 155-145 upset win
over No. 17 Pittsburgh ... he pulled the Irish
ahead by 1.12 by the end of his swim, before
Tim Kegelman held on for the victory.
AS A FRESHMAN
Contributor for Irish
in five events ... ranked fifth on team in 200
breaststroke (2:10.19) and sixth in 100
breast (58.48) and 200 IM (1:53.43) ... scored
141.75 points ... swam three events at
BIG EAST Championships, but failed to
escape prelims ...
finished 22nd in
100 breast and
200 IM and 27th in
the 200 breast ...
ended up fifth in
the 200 IM in the
Invitational, finishing only behind four of his teammates ...
finished 10th in the 100 breast ... anchored
200 and 400 medley relays that finished third
at NDI ... swam on 200 free relay that beat
Villanova in dual-meet action ... anchored
400 free relay that finished first against
Oakland ... also qualified for BIG EAST meet
in 50 free (21.64) and 100 free (47.52) ...
swam on 400 medley relay that set a meet
record (3:29.84) in the Dennis Stark Relays
... also was part of meet-record freestyle
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Two-sport standout at Lansdale,
earning four letters in swimming and three
in water polo ... garnered All-America honors
in swimming 14-times during his prep
career and was a third-team All-America
selection in water polo his senior year ...
member of 200 medley relay team which set
school record ... named 2003 Philadelphia
Inquirer Swimmer of the Year and concluded
his career as 12-time district champion and
four-time state champ ... qualified for U.S.
Open and U.S. Sectional in 100 breaststroke
... named District 1 Most Valuable Swimmer
three times ... helped his high school team
to four conference titles and four undefeated
dual-meet seasons ... part of nationalrecord-
setting high school team that has
won 228 consecutive dual meets (a streak
that dates back to 1986) ... served as team
captain of both swimming and water polo
teams his senior season ... named MVP of
swim team three times and was selected
team MVP in water polo in final prep campaign
... second oldest of three children ...
born October 15, 1984, in Lansdale, Pa. ...
son of Richard and Louisa Fanslau ...
enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business
as an accounting major.
|FANSLAU'S CAREER BESTS
|`04 BE||`05 BE||`06 BE||School Rank
|100 Free||45.65 `06 BIG EAST||--||12th||14th||6th
|200 Free||1:40.16 Boiler-Make It||--||--||-|| 8th
|100 Breast||57.10 `05 BIG EAST||22nd||8th||14th||9th
|200 Breast||2:08.83 `04 ND Invit.||27th||--||--||--
|100 Fly||50.37 `06 Boiler-Make It||--||--||--||10th
|200 IM||1:52.09 `06 BIG EAST||22nd||8th||11th||10th