James Wray
James  Wray
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
St. Xavier

Event:
Back

2017-18: Named Academic All-MAC … swam in six meets this season … at the MAC Championships, finished second in the 200 medley relay (1:27.17) and 800 free relay (6:31.58), third in the 400 medley relay (3:13.12), fourth in the 200 back (1:46.24), seventh in the 100 back (48.99) and 15th in the 50 free (21.05) … holds the quickest Miami times in the 200 back, 800 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay this season … won the 100 back (50.61) and 200 back (1:50.37) against Cincinnati … won the 400 medley relay against Xavier (3:24.10) … finished second in the 200 medley relay against Michigan State (1:33.13) … finished second in the 400 free relay against Cincinnati (3:04.40) … totaled 19 top-five finishes during the regular season.

2016-17: Swam in ten meets ... primary events are the 100 back, 200 back and 200 medley relay ... placed first in the 100 back against Wright State (52.10) and Xavier (50.46) .... second against Purdue (50.68), Buffalo (50.58), Eastern Michigan (50.41), Ball State (51.47) and at the Miami Invite (50.22) ... placed fourth in the event at the MAC Championships (48.75) ... won the 200 medley relay against Xavier (1:33.14) and Eastern Michigan (1:31.57) ... took second against Wright State (1:47.28), Cincinnati (1:33.04), Buffalo (1:31.75) and Ball State (1:33.31) ... placed fourth at the MAC Championships (1:28.45) ... took third in the MAC Championships in the 400 medley relay (3:14.84).

2015-16: Did not compete this season.

High School: Attended St. Xavier high school … four-year letterwinner … helped St. Xavier win three consecutive state titles … holds the second-fastest 100 backstroke time in St. Xavier history … swam at the state meet all four years … three-time All-American … two-time member of the All-region team.

Personal: Son of Janet and Thomas Wray … born August 28, 1996 … his father, Thomas, graduated from Miami in 1983 … majoring in finance.