Wyoming set four school records on the final day
Hartigan And Kalms Win Conference Championships In The 100-Yard Freestyle
The Pokes Defeated Air Force, Seattle And North Dakota For The Second Straight Day
Wyoming Won Nine Of 13 Events In Tonight's Meet
The Cowboys Finish Second And The Cowgirls Finish Sixth
Sophomore (2013-14): Costello built off his strong freshman campaign to be one of the Cowboys most consistent swimmers in his sophomore season. He earned Second Team All-Western Athletic conference honors in the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke. He finished fourth in the 200 backstroke at the WAC Championships with a time of 1:47.49. He swam a career-best 1:47.15 in the preliminaries, a mark that is the fifth fastest time in Cowboy history. He followed that up with an eighth place finish in the 200 freestyle at 1:38.90. He swam a career-best 1:38.54 in the preliminaries, as the mark is the sixth fastest time in UW history. Costello played a big part in the Cowboys dual tie against UNLV on Feb. 1. He finished third in the 200 backstroke with a then season-best 1:50.94. Costello also finished fifth in the 500 freestyle with his then season-best 4:39.76.
Freshman: (2012-13): Costello gained valuable experience for the Cowboys during his freshman campaign. Brendan appeared in four meets including an appearance in at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships, as he earned a first-place finish in the consolation finals in the 200 backstroke with a personal-best time of 1:47.23. He set a personal-best time in the 200 freestyle at the AFA Duals with a time of 1:45.13. He set a personal-best in the 500 freestyle at the Houston Invite with a time of 4:36.21.
High School: Costello joins the Cowboys from Magnolia West High School in Montgomery, Texas where he was an excellent backstroke swimmer. He lettered in swimming for three years at Magnolia West. Costello set eight school records during high school while also earning Junior National qualifying times. As a team captain he earned All-State honors his senior season. He also excelled in the classroom earning Academic All-State.
Personal: Costello was born on Dec. 3, 1993 in Frederick, Md. He is the son of Joseph and Jakie Costello and has three older siblings. Costello is majoring in criminal justice. He was also recruited by Pittsburgh and Fordham.