2013-14: Set career-best times in the 100- and 200-yd. breaststroke events while competing as an exhibition swimmer at the 2014 CCSA Championships…. Touched in at 59.17 in the 100-yd. event while completing the 200-yd. race with a time of 2:08.70… Also competed in the 200-yd. IM at the conference meet, clocking in at 1:59.31… Won his first dual meet event on Jan. 11 when he took the top spot in the 100-yd. breaststroke versus Howard.
2012-13: Earned his top dual meet finish by placing third in the 100-yd. breaststroke against local rival Loyola (Md.)… Recorded his best time in the event, 59.45, during prelims at the ECAC Championships… His top time in the 200-yd. event (2:10.05) also came during the prelims at the regional meet hosted by Harvard… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2011-12: Helped the Retrievers win the 200 free relay at the Terrapin Invitational... Also placed third in the 100-yd. breast at the season-ending meet at Maryland... Swam season-best times in the 100 and 200 breast finishing 14th and 18th, respectively, at the Patriot Invitational... Top dual meet finish was third in the 100 breast against Howard... Named to the America East Honor Roll.
Background: A three-time Speedo Super Sectional qualifier… The 2010 Eastern Zone 100- and 200-breaststroke champion… Qualified for the Michigan Grand Prix in 2011… A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2011… Member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society… A principal’s honor roll student… Played trumpet in Arundel’s jazz band, marching band and orchestra.
Personal: Son of Garry and Janeath Brother… Has an older sister, Melanie, who is on the gymnastics team at Rutgers… Double-majoring in history and political science and hopes to one day work for the State Department… Born July 14, 1993.