|High School:||Old Town|
IN 2011-12: Assisted the men's 800-yard freestyle relay team to a fourth place finish at the America East Championships ... Placed 11th in the 1650-yard freestyle, 17th in the 200-yard freestyle and 18th in the 500-yard freestyle at the America East Championships ... Won the 200-yard IM at Bowdoin ... Won the 500-yard freestyle at URI while placing second in the 1000-yard freestyle Finished ninth in the 500-yard freestyle at UConn ... Placed third in both the 200 and 500-yard freestyles at Bryant ... Finished third in the 200 SC meter freestyle at Providence and was fifth in the 100 SC meter freestyle ... Placed seventh in the 500-yard freestyle, 11th in the 200-yard freestyle and 12th in the 100-yard freestyle at the URI Invitational ... Was second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 200-yard freestyle and a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team against Bates ... Placed eighth in the 100-yard freestyle against Boston College ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team ... Honored to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll ... A Maine Scholar-Athlete Bronze medalist.
IN 2010-11: Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named a Maine Academic Rising Star. Placed 5th in the men’s 800 yard freestyle relay, 12th in the 1650 freestyle, 14th in the 200 yard freestyle, and 18th in the 500 yard freestyle at the 2011 America East Championships.
BEFORE MAINE: Swam for coach Dave Ploch at Old Town High School … Captain of the Old Town swim team in 2009-10 … Was the 200 free state champion in 2010 … 100 free state champion in 2009 … Finished third in the 100 free at New Englands in 2009 … Member of the PVC and State all-star teams.
PERSONAL: A Biochemistry major … Born Sept. 2, 1991 … Son of Randal and Andrea Bickford … as one sister …also competed in track and field … an Eagle Scout.