Gillcrist earns fourth first-team award
Mids record six first-place performances
Barber, Buchter recognized for third time this year, Lauffer first in career
11 to compete at meet, 13 qualified
33 Mids honored
Men's swimming vs. Johns Hopkins and Towson (Jan. 25, 2017). Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Men's swimming & diving vs. Army. Dec. 10, 2015. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Men's swimming and diving vs. East Carolina & Old Dominion, Oct. 10, 2015
Athletic Honors –– Earned First-Team All-Patriot League honors in 2016 and a second-team laurel in ‘17.
2016-17 –– Scored points in three events at the Patriot League Championship ... placed second in the 400 IM, third in the 200 breast and 10th in the 200 IM ... set career-best times in the 200 breast (1:58.87) and 400 IM (3:47.12) at the meet ... totaled three wins in the 1000 free and 400 IM, plus one win in both the 100 breast and 500 free ... his eight individual event wins during the regular season ranked second on the team and are the most among returning swimmers ... posted NCAA B cut times in the 200 breast and 400 IM ... was selected as the Patriot League Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 8.
Summer 2016 –– Competed in the 400 individual medley at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials (4:32.94).
2015-16 –– Advanced to the championship final in three events at the Patriot League Meet ... placed second in the 200 IM, third in the 400 IM and fifth in the 200 breast ... set season-best times in both IM events (1:48.05, 3:50.49) at the championship ... his best 200 breast clocking on the year was 2:00.33 and came against Army West Point ... won a pair of 200 IM events during the regular season while totaling 11 second-place showings across all of his events.
High School –– Graduated from Apex High School ... earned four letters in swimming while at the school ... was tabbed as the team MVP as a junior and the squad’s captain as a senior ... also earned Academic All-America honors during his last year.
Personal –– Quantitative economics major ... both his father and an uncle swam at Ohio State, while another uncle swam at Wisconsin.