Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson
Full Name:  Paul F. Thompson
     Died:  March 15, 2001
   School:  Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida


FSU Career
Swimming & Diving
Year  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
59-60 FS      6-1  186  So   *   Tallahassee                     
60-61 FS      6-1  200  Jr   *   Tallahassee                     
61-62 FS      6-1  193  Sr   *   Tallahassee                     


Comments
Swimmer from Tallahassee...three-year letterman who specialized in freestyle...set school record in the 200 and 220 Freestyle...earned All-American honors in the 220 (6th place) and 440-yard (5th place) Freestyle in the 1962 NCAA Championships...helped lead FSU to a 10-0 record in 1960, 9-1 in 1961 and 11-1 in 1962 including five wins against Florida...Thompson died on March 15, 2001.


Awards
Swimming & Diving
Year  Award
1960  NCAA Championships - 220-Yard Freestyle (12th) - Honorable Mention
      NCAA Championships - 440-Yard Freestyle (15th) - Honorable Mention
1961  NCAA Championships - 200-Yard Individual Medley (10th) - Honorable Mention
      NCAA Championships - 220-Yard Freestyle (13th) - Honorable Mention
      NCAA Championships - 440-Yard Freestyle (13th) - Honorable Mention
1962  NCAA Championships - 440-Yard Freestyle (5th)
      NCAA Championships - 220-Yard Freestyle (6th)


FSU Statistics
Swimming & Diving
   Date    Opponent/Meet                  Event                         Place  Results Points
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            1960 Season
01/13/1960 GEORGIA                        100-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
01/16/1960 GEORGIA TECH                   220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:08.0    5.00
02/04/1960 MIAMI OF OHIO                  220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:11.7    5.00
02/04/1960 MIAMI OF OHIO                  200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:22.8    5.00
02/04/1960 MIAMI OF OHIO                  440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:59.3    5.00
02/06/1960 BOWLING GREEN STATE            200-Yard Individual Medley      1    2:16.2    5.00
02/06/1960 BOWLING GREEN STATE            100-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
02/19/1960 FLORIDA                        220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:12.0    5.00
02/19/1960 FLORIDA                        200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:17.4    5.00
02/23/1960 MIAMI                          100-Yard Freestyle              1      53.3    5.00
02/26/1960 GEORGIA                        50-Yard Freestyle               2              3.00
02/27/1960 GEORGIA AAU                    200-Yard Individual Medley      1    2:15.5    5.00
02/27/1960 GEORGIA AAU                    100-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
02/27/1960 GEORGIA AAU                    440-Yard Freestyle              2              4.00
03/01/1960 EAST CAROLINA                  440-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
03/12/1960 FLORIDA                        200-Yard Individual Medley      1    2:19.0    5.00
03/12/1960 FLORIDA                        100-Yard Freestyle              1      52.9    5.00
03/19/1960 FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE        100-Yard Freestyle              1      56.6    6.00
03/19/1960 FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE        200-Yard Freestyle              1    1:56.3    6.00
03/19/1960 FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE        100-Yard Backstroke             2              5.00
03/25/1960 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS             220-Yard Freestyle             12    2:07.5   
03/26/1960 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS             440-Yard Freestyle             15    4:37.4   
            1961 Season
02/02/1961 SOUTHERN METHODIST             220-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
02/02/1961 SOUTHERN METHODIST             440-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
02/03/1961 TEXAS A&M                      220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:10.4    5.00
02/03/1961 TEXAS A&M                      440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:45.6    5.00
02/10/1961 SEWANEE                        440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:33.3    5.00
02/17/1961 FLORIDA                        220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:07.3    5.00
02/17/1961 FLORIDA                        440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:41.6    5.00
02/23/1961 GEORGIA TECH                   220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:08.3    5.00
02/25/1961 GEORGIA AAU                    200-Yard Freestyle              1    2:00.2    5.00
02/25/1961 GEORGIA AAU                    100-Yard Freestyle              2              4.00
02/25/1961 GEORGIA AAU                    440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:46.8    5.00
02/28/1961 EAST CAROLINA                  220-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
03/11/1961 FLORIDA                        220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:07.1    5.00
03/11/1961 FLORIDA                        440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:54.4    5.00
03/18/1961 FLORIDA COLLEGIATE INVITE      200-Yard Individual Medley      2              5.00
03/18/1961 FLORIDA COLLEGIATE INVITE      400-Yard Freestyle              1    4:14.7    6.00
03/18/1961 FLORIDA COLLEGIATE INVITE      200-Yard Freestyle              1    1:53.3    6.00
03/24/1961 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP              220-Yard Freestyle             13    2:05.8   
03/25/1961 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP              200-Yard Individual Medley     10    2:09.0   
03/25/1961 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP              440-Yard Freestyle             13             
            1962 Season
12/09/1961 SOUTHERN AAU                   200-Yard Individual Medley      1    2:13.7    5.00
12/09/1961 SOUTHERN AAU                   440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:54.7    5.00
12/29/1961 EAST-WEST SWIM MEET            220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:11.8    5.00
01/10/1962 GEORGIA                        200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:09.0    5.00
01/27/1962 GEORGIA TECH                   200-Yard Individual Medley      1    2:10.1    5.00
02/01/1962 MIAMI OF OHIO                  220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:08.9    5.00
02/03/1962 BOWLING GREEN STATE            220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:07.8    5.00
02/03/1962 BOWLING GREEN STATE            100-Yard Freestyle              3              1.00
02/17/1962 FLORIDA                        220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:07.0    5.00
02/17/1962 FLORIDA                        200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:07.6    5.00
02/17/1962 FLORIDA                        440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:44.5    5.00
02/21/1962 TEXAS A&M                      200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:09.0    5.00
02/24/1962 GEORGIA AAU                    200-Yard Butterfly              1    2:08.2    5.00
02/24/1962 GEORGIA AAU                    220-Yard Freestyle              1    2:05.2    5.00
02/24/1962 GEORGIA AAU                    440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:36.2    5.00
03/01/1962 EAST CAROLINA                  440-Yard Freestyle              1    4:32.4    5.00
03/10/1962 FLORIDA                        200-Yard Freestyle              2              3.00
03/10/1962 FLORIDA                        200-Yard Butterfly              3              1.00
03/31/1962 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP              440-Yard Freestyle              5    4:27.0    2.00
03/30/1962 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP              220-Yard Freestyle              6    2:03.3    1.00