Patrick Husson
Patrick Husson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Camp Springs, Md.
High School: DeMatha
Position: Breast

2013-14: Recorded career-best times in both the 100- (56.74) and 200-yd. breaststroke events (2:01.61) while competing as an exhibition swimmer at the CCSA Championships in Tennessee… His 200 time ranks sixth in the UMBC record book while the 100-yd. time sits eighth all-time in program history… Also posted a career-best 200 IM time at the conference meet, touching the wall with a time of 1:58.61… Achieved his top dual meet finish of second twice during the year, finishing runner-up in the two breaststroke events on Senior Day on Jan. 11 as UMBC entertained Howard at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

2012-13: Earned his first collegiate medal by winning the bronze medal in the 200-yd. breaststroke (2:06.12) at the America East Championships… Also took sixth in the 100 breast (57.91) and eighth in the 400 IM (4:32.07) as UMBC reclaimed it conference title… Recorded his top time in each event at the conference championships at Maine… Achieved his best dual meet finish, second-place, in the 100 breast against Loyola… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team.

2011-12: Swam a personal-best 57.46 in the 100-yd. and a 2:03.26 in the 200-yd. breastroke at the America East Championships which rank eighth and fifth, respectively, in UMBC history... Earned a silver medal at the Patriot Invitational in the 200 breast... Best dual meet finish was second in the 200 breast which he achieved against both Rider and Howard... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11: Placed 12th in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke at the Patriot Invitational... Best dual meet finish was second in the 200 breast against Maryland and Towson and against in the 100 breast against Marist... Swam season-best times in 100 breast (58.06) and 200 breast (2:03.27) at the Terrapin Invitational... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Background: Qualified for the US Olympic Trials for the 2012 Summer Games in London in the 200-meter breaststroke... Named Second Team All-Prince George’s County by the Gazette… Finished seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Washington, D.C. Metro Championships… Helped lead DeMatha High School to a second place finish at Metros in 2010... Garnered multiple academic accolades, including being named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar, a College Board AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Commended Scholar… A member of the National Honor Society and the Principal’s List all four years at DeMatha.

Personal: Son of Timothy and Barbara Husson… Timothy swam at Manhattan College… Has an older sister, Elizabeth…Majoring in computer engineering and wants to become an electrical engineer… Born Dec. 7, 1991.