Pat Cary
Year: Senior
Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
High School: Capistrano Valley HS
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle
UC Santa Barbara
2006: NCAA finished fifth in the 200 fly and 14th in the 100 fly. Big West Champion in the 100 fly (48.14) and 200 fly (1:45.58) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:52.61)... 2005: Finished first at the Big West Championships and set new conference records in the 100 butterfly (47.69) and 200 butterfly (1:45.32)...Placed sixth in the 200 individual medley and was part of the school record-breaking 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay at the 2005 Big West meet...Qualified for the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, placing 24th in the 200 fly and 33rd in 100 fly competition...2004: Finished second in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the Big West event as a freshman...Also a member of UCSB's winning 400 medley relay squad...Recorded the team's fastest times in the 100 and 200 fly. High School
Earned high school All-American honors at Capistrano Valley HS... Set South Coast League and Capistrano Valley records in the 100 butterfly... Swam under Steve Yancey and Rob Schnider. Personal
Born January 31, 1985...Parents are Bill and Vicky Cary...Brother Matt Cary...Enjoys surfing and classic rock...Favorite sports team is the Lakers...Favorite book is "Million Little Pieces"...Favorite movie is "Cool Running"...Majoring in Communications at UCSB...aspires to be a firefighter. Quote
"I became a part of UCSB swimming for the family atmosphere, great competition and the great coaches."