Steve Gallagher
Steve Gallagher
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: So.
Hometown: Sinking Spring, Pa.
High School: Wilson
Position: Sprint Free/Fly/Breast

2009-10: Claimed bronze in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke and placed eighth in the 100 free at the America East Championships… Part of the 200 free relay teams that set a UMBC record (1:21.71) at the conference meet and a UMBC Natatorium record (1:24.93) against Drexel and Howard… Swam season-best times in the 50 free (21.00), 100 free (46.02) and 100 breast (57.11) at the conference meet… The 100 breast  and 50 free times rank fifth and sixth, respectively, on UMBC’s all-time top-10 list… Finished first in the 100 free against Marist.

 

Background: A four-year All-Central Penn League member and a two-time All-American in the 100 breast… Named Berks County Male Swimmer of the Year in 2009… Won the Pennsylvania State Championship in the 100 breast in 2007. 

 

Personal: Son of Joesph and Stacy Gallagher… Has an older brother, Christopher (22), who swam his freshman year in college… Majoring in music technology and hopes to pursue a career in the music recording industry… Born Nov. 28, 1990.