Men's Swimming

 

  Justin Brooks
Justin Brooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dedham, Mass.

High School:
Xaverian Brothers

Height:
6-0

Event:
Free/IM

Birthdate:
02/04/1988



General: Holds top spot in the UMass record books for the 1650 free after finishing in 15:41.72 at the 2008 A-10's ... Ranks second all-time in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:31.95 ... Ranks sixth all-time at UMass in the 500 free (4:34.69) ... Became the first swimmer in UMass history to win the 1,650 free at the A-10 Championships and the first since Craig Fuller at the 1985 New England Championships to win the event at a conference championship meet.

2009-10 (Senior): Grabbed the silver medal in the 1650 free (15:52.45) at the A-10 Championships (2/20) ... Took fourth in the 1000 free (10:01.64) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15-1/16) ... Swam a time of 4:55.92 in the 500 freestyle to finish 23rd at the Terrier Invitational while also taking 12th in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:46.01 (11/22) ... Finished third in the 1000 free (10:04.20) against Binghamton (11/7).

2008-09 (Junior): Finished first in the 1650 free (15:46.38) for the third year in a row while also finishing ninth in the 500 free (4:36.33) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Placed fourth in the 200 fly (2:05.76) and fifth in the 500 free (4:57.25) at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished fifth in the 1650 free (17:15.15) at home against Colgate (1/25) ... Placed third in the 1000 free (9:45.12) against Boston College (1/24) ... Notched a sixth-place finish in the 1000 free (10:09.39) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16-17) ... Finished second in the 1650 free (16:14.05) and sixth in the 500 free (4:43.96) at the Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Placed third in the 1000 free (10:12.72) at Binghamton (11/8) ... Contributed to the fifth-place 200 medley relay team as well as a fifth and sixth-place finish in the 200 fly (2:11.32) and 400 IM (4:34.77) respectively against Stony Brook (11/1) ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 1000 free (10:16.01) and a sixth-place finish in the 500 free (5:05.63) against Army (10/25) ... Finished fourth in the 1000 free (10:15.20) and fifth in the 500 free (4:59.05) against BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Sophomore): Placed first in the 1650 free (15:41.72), fourth in the 500 free (4:34.69) and fourth in the 500 free (4:34.69) at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Took second in the 1000 free (10:03.70) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:25.28) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... Placed sixth in the 500 free (4:40.87) and 10th in the 400 IM (4:12.52) at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

2006-07 (Freshman): First-Team All-Atlantic 10 member ... Honored with the team's Rookie Of The Year and Iron Man awards ... Won the 1,650 free (15:52.17) at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21-24) becoming the first UMass swimmer to win the event at the A-10 meet which also set a UMass school record ... At the A-10 Championships, also placed 10th in the 500 free (4:37.20) ... Had the top 1,000 free (9:34.61) on the team and four first-place finishes.

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School where he was team and conference MVP as a senior while going undefeated in the catholic conference ... State champion in the 200IM as a junior ... Placed second at the state championships in the 200 IM as a senior.

Personal: Justin Michael Brooks ... Born February 4, 1988 in Newton, Mass. ... Son of Wesley and Louise ... Has one brother, Ryan ... Intends to major in Biology.

GET YOUR OFFICIAL
UMASS GEAR HERE

    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Army 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    vs Brown 1:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
    Twitter
    • Loading Tweets...
      1 second ago