Hawk Item — Currently has the eighth-fastest time in school history in the 200 back (1:43.89).
2019-20 Honors — CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester. 2019-20 — Posted an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 200 back (1:43.89), which ranked third on the team… scored in the 200 back at the Big Ten Championships, placing 16th with a time of 1:45.66… also had collegiate best times in 100 back (48.81), 100 fly (52.96), and 200 IM (1:50.53).
High School — Sixteen-time high school All-American… earned All-America honors in 100 back, 200 IM, 200-medley relay, and 400-free relay from freshman through junior seasons… earned AA honors in 100 back, 200 IM, 200-medley relay, 200-free relay as a senior… 2019 Student Athlete of the Year at Damien High School… three-time team MVP… named Rookie of the Year as a freshman… tallied 13 top-five finishes at Division 2 Championships… led team to a Division 2 title — its first since 2002 — in 2002… team runner-up as sophomore and senior… holds school records in 100 back (49.44), 200 IM (1:50.99), 200-free relay (1:25.25), and 400-free relay (3:04.54)… had a personal-best time of 49.84 to place ninth at state meet in 100 back in 2017… graduated with a 3.8 grade point average… high school coach was Damon Pitre.
Personal — Born Oct. 23, 2000… son of Carmel and Hernando Planells… has a younger sister, Gabby… undecided on major.
Planell’s Collegiate Bests
|100 Back||48.81||at American SC Championships||3/7/20|
|200 Back||1:43.89||at Big Ten Championships||2/28/20|
|200 IM||1:50.53||at Big Ten Championships||2/27/20|