Paul Fair  
Paul  Fair

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monticello, MN

High School:
Monticello HS

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle


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2014-15 Sophomore Season: Second-year letterwinner • At the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Fair finished 18th in the 100 free and 22nd in both the 50 free and 200 free. He was also a member of 4 relays, placing 4th in the 200 medley relay, 7th in the 400 medley relay, 7th in the 200 free relay and 6th in the 400 free relay (2/25-2/28) • Placed 3rd in the 100 fly at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • Took 1st in the 100 free and 2nd in the 200 free during the Big Ten Triple Duals against Northwestern and Purdue (1/30-1/31) • Finished 3rd in both the 50 free and 100 free at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • Finished 1st in the 100 free and 4th in the 200 free at Hawaii (1/7) • At the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Fair finished 2nd in the 50 free and the 200 free, while recording a 5th place finish in the 100 fly (12/5-12/6) • Took 11th in the 100 free, 12th in the 200 free and 19th in the 50 free at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis (11/20-11/22) • Finished 3rd in both the 50 free and 100 free at Florida (11/8) • Against Iowa, Fair placed 1st in the 200 free and 2nd in the 100 free (10/31) • Took home 1st in the 50 free vs. North Dakota (10/24) • Finished 4th in the 200 free and 2nd in both the 50 free and 100 free against Wisconsin (10/17) • Placed 2nd in both the 50 free and 100 free at Arizona State (10/4).

2013-14 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • Relay member for the Gophers at the 2014 NCAA Championships Finished 27th in the 100 free (44.33), finished 31st in the 200 free (1:37.60), and placed 22nd in the 50 free (20.33) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/27-03/01) • Placed 7th in the 100 free (46.42), placed 9th in the 100 fly (51.17), and placed 6th in the 50 free (21.03) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/07-02/08) • Placed 7th in the 100 free (46.33), placed 7th in the 50 free (20.80), and placed 6th in the 200 free (1:41.55) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01) • Placed 7th in the 100 free (45.99), placed 5th in the 50 free (20.94), and placed 7th in the 200 free (1:41.28) vs. NC State (01/24) • Placed 10th in the 100 fly (51.22) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/07).

High School: Graduate of Monticello High School (2013) • swam for high school team • graduated with honors • Advanced Placement scholar • seven-time letter-winner in swimming • two-time letter-winner in football • three-time letter-winner in tennis • received All-Conference honors from 2008 to 2013 • received All-State honors from 2010 to 2013 • All-American swimmer from 2010 to 2013 • received All-American honors from National High School Association • awarded 2012 and 2013 Class A Swimmer of the Year honors • member of Lacrosse Club Team • enters freshman season with times of 21.06 in 50 free, 49.3 in 100 fly, 46.6 in 100 free, and 1:40 in 200 free.

Personal: Born September 9, 1994 • son to Patricia and Kevin Fair • has two siblings Grace and Jack • majoring in industrial engineering • enjoys playing tennis, football, and lacrosse • his favorite swimming memory was winning the state championship for the first time.

Fair’s Top Times:
50 free – 20.14 – 2015
100 free – 44.07 – 2015
200 free – 1:37.54 – 2015