General: Moved into ninth-place all-time in the 1,650-yard freestyle clocking a 16:20.42 at the 2005 Atlantic 10 Championships.
2005-06 Update (RS Junior): Finished seventh (10:34.99) in the 1000-yard free at Southern Connecticut State (11/6), finished sixth (10:52.58) in the same event at the Connecticut Invitational (10/15)...Finished fifth (56.84) in the 100-yard backstroke vs. Stony Brook (10/29)...Finished 29th (25.48) in the 50-yard freestyle at the Connecticut Invitational (10/15)...In the 200-yard backstroke, finished fourth (2:05.65) vs. Boston University (11/12), fourth (2:06.29) at Southern Connecticut State (11/6), sixth (2:08.28) vs. Stony Brook (10/29), and sixth (2:10.77) at the Connecticut Invitational (10/15)...400 medley relay squad finished 7th at Army with a time of 3:56.09...posted a time of 2:08.06 in the 200 yard backstroke, good for eighth place (11/18)...Placed 15th (4:52.65) in the 500 Yard Freestyle at the Brown Invitational (12/2).
2004-05: Honored with the team's Iron Man Award ... posted 13 top-5 event finishes on the season ... team's top time in the 1,650 freestyle and third ranked swimmer in the 200 backstroke ... at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18-19) took fifth-place in the 200 back (1:55.06), eighth-place in the 1,650 freestyle (16:20.42) and 14th-place in the 400 individual medley (4:12.51) ... his time in the 1,650 free at the conference championships was his season-best performance
2003-04: Redshirted the 2003-04 season.
2002-03: Ranked third on the team in the 100-yard back (54.12, Yale Invitational) fourth in the 200-yard back (1:55.52, Yale Invitational), seventh in the 500-yard free (4:48.10, Yale Invitational) and eighth in both the 1,000-yard free (10:21.25 vs. New Hampshire) and the 200-yard fly (2:06.51 vs. New Hampshire).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at Lake Oswego (Ore.) High School ... helped his high school team earn team championships in 2001 and 2002 ... named a team captain his senior year ... received Swim Team MVP honors from Lake Oswego H.S. ... also participated in water polo and baseball.
Personal: Born June 4, 1984, in Houston, Texas ... son of Michael and Penny Dam ... enrolled in the College of Food & Natural Resources.
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