2008-09: Served as a team captain ... swam to career-best times in the 50 and 100 freestyles at the Horizon League Championships, taking 13th in the 100 and 21st in the 50 ... also placed 10th in the 200 free at the championships ... won the 100 free and placed third in the 200 free at first day of IUPUI Invitational Nov. 14 ... placed second in he 200 free and third in the 100 free the next day ... touched the wall second in the 100 free against Wisconsin Oct. 10 ... member of the school-record breaking 200 free, 400 free and 800 free relay teams.
2007-08: Key addition to sprint and butterfly events in his first season at UWM ... placed eighth in the 100 breaststroke at the Horizon League Championships ... won four times during the season, placing in the top-five on 16 times ... took first in the 50 free against South Dakota State Dec. 7 and then won the 100 free and the 100 breaststroke the next day against Valparaiso ... topped the field in the 50 free at Western Illinois Jan. 26.
Prior to UWM: Spent two seasons at Ohio University ... helped the Bobcats to a third-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championships ... placed 11th in the 100 free and helped the 400 free relay team to a third-place showing ... finished 11th in the 100 back, 12th in the 100 free and 14th in the 50 free at the MAC Championships as a freshman ... two-year letterwinner ... Dean's List.
High School: A three-time All-American swimmer in high school and four-year letterwinner ... served as a captain senior year ... broke two district and regional records in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay ... all-academic team member ... member of PAL (peer, assistance, leadership) as a junior and senior.
Personal: Son of Jeff and Julie Belton ... an engineering major ... hobbies include wakeboarding and water skiing ... most memorable sports experience was being voted on to the 400 free relay by his teammates in his last meet at Ohio University ... career goal is to get a job in the profession of civil engineering ... has volunteered as a peer tutor ... born Oct. 24, 1986.