Gillcrist earns fourth first-team award
Men's swimming vs. Johns Hopkins and Towson (Jan. 25, 2017). Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Athletic Honors –– Earned Second-Team All-Patriot League honors in 2017.
2016-17 –– Scored points in three events at the Patriot League Championship ... placed fourth in the 100 back, fifth in the 100 fly and ninth in the 200 back ... set season-best times in all three events at the meet ... recorded times of 48.33 in the 100 back, 1:48.79 in the 200 back and 48.34 in the 100 fly ... won a pair of 100 back races during the regular season, while also being part of nine medley relay event wins and one freestyle relay event victory ... posted an NCAA B cut time in the 100 back.
2016 Summer –– Competed in the 100 backstroke at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (57.64).
High School –– Graduated from Conestoga Valley High School ... earned three letters in swimming at the school ... individually, earned four All-America honors as well as two Academic All-America laurels ... swam on the club level for the Lancaster Aquatic Club.
Personal –– Quantitative economics major ... sister swam while attending Ursinus College.