After second-place finishes in 2013 and 2014, seniors close out careers with back-to-back titles
Annual award winners honored during team banquet this past weekend to commemorate 2015-16 season.
Duo recognized for high achievements both athletically and academically this past winter.
Minutemen bring home league-record 16th title including back-to-back years.
The UMass senior distance swimmer looks to lead UMass to another title, while revolutionizing engine design.
2014-15 (Junior): Named Atlantic 10 Conference Most Outstanding Performer, Team MVP ... Won the 500 Free (4:19.75 - NCAA B Cut), 1650 Free (15:13.69 - NCAA B Cut) and was second in the 200 Free (1:37.56 - NCAA B Cut) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... He set the school, A-10 overall, A-10 championship meet & Spire Center pool records in both the 500 Free & 1650 Free ... Also swam the anchor leg in the gold-medal winning 800 Free Relay group ... Went undefeated in the 500 (7-0) and 1000 Free (5-0) during the season ... Won the 200 Free (1:40.21) at the Terrier Invitational (11/14) ... Set the Joseph R. Rogers, Jr. Pool and UMass dual meet records in the 1650 Free (15:58.58) against Bryant (1/17) ... 2-time A-10 Performer of the Week (11/11 & 11/25).
2013-14 (Sophomore): Named Team MVP ... Won gold in the 50 Free at the A-10 Championships with an NCAA B-cut time of 4:24.85 ... Finished 8th in the 200 Free at A-10s with a top time of 1:39.36 in the prelims ... Secured bronze in the 1650 Free at A-10s with a 15:40.62 ... Broke his own school record in the 1000 Free against Fordham (2/1/14) with a 9:19.68, shaving nearly 20 seconds ... Member of the school-record 800 Free Relay that finished third at A-10s in 6:33.67.
2012-13 (Freshman): Picked up two second-place finishes in both the 1000- and 500-yard freestyles with times of 9:55.84 and 4:45.95 at Fordham (2/2) ... Took fourth in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:40.20) at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/26) ... Finished third in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:05.54 against Bryant (1/19) ... Took fifth-place in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:59.59 at the URI Invitational (1/12) ... Placed fifth in both the 1000-(10:03.70) and the 500-yard (4:57.69) freestyle events against Yale (12/1) ... Took first-place in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:48.73 and fourth-place in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:34.31at the Terrier Invitational (11/16-18) ... Finished second in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:51.32 against Brown (11/10) ... Took first in both the 1000- (9:51.56) and 500-yard freestyle (4:44.44) against Binghamton (11/3) ... Placed second in the 1000 free with a time of 9:55.58 against Army (10/19) ... Picked up the fourth-place finish in the 1000 free (9:57.24) and the third-place finish in the 500 free (4:46.99) against Boston University (10/13).
High School: Was a two-year letterwinner at Desert Mountain High School under coach Evan Rahauser ... Holds the school record in the 200 Medley Relay.
Personal: Born on July 2, 1994 ... Son of Roberto Bomprezzi and Maria Bonomini ... Has an older brother Pietro ... Mechanical Engineering major.