Ranks first in the school's all-time records in the 200-yard back (1:49.10), third in the 200-yard IM (1:51.54), fourth in the 100-yard back (50.95), sixth in the 1,000-yard free (9:35.87) and 10th in the 200-yard breast (2:09.26) ... also a member of UMass' school record holding 400-yard medley relay team (3:22.11).
As a Junior:
Placed first at the Atlantic 10 Championships in the 200-yard back (1:49.10), second in the 200-yard IM (1:52.58) and a member of the second-place 400-yard medley relay team (3:24.60) ... ranked first on the UMass team in the 100-yard back (50.95 at A-10's) and 200-yard back (1:49.10 at A-10's), second in the 1,000-yard free (9:39.23 vs. Boston University) and 200-yard IM (1:52.58 at A-10`s), third in the 200-yard breast (2:04.36 at A-10's) and fifth in the 100-yard breast (1:01.32 vs. Rutgers).
As a Sophomore:
Placed second in the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.54), 200-yard back (1:49.93) and 400-yard medley relay (3:22.11) at the Atlantic 10's ... placed fourth in the 100-yard back at the A-10's (52.06) ... ranked second in the 500-yard free (4:45.25 vs. Syracuse), 1,000-yard free (10:02.64 at the Rhode Island Invitational), 1,650-yard free (16:40.28 at Syracuse), 200-yard back (1:54.53 vs. Fordham) and 100-yard back (52.68 vs. Rutgers) ... was also a member of the UMass water polo team.
As a Freshman:
Placed fifth in the 200-yard back at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a team season-best of 1:52.23 ... ranked first on the team in the 200-yard IM (1:54.46 at A-10's), third in the 1,000-yard free (9:49.41 vs. Rutgers) and fourth in the 500-yard free (4:47.79 vs. Columbia) ... member of the third-place 400-yard medley relay team at the A-10's ... also a member of the UMass water polo team.
Four-year letterwinner at Wilson (Pa.) High School ... set school records in the 100-yard back (51.70) and 200-yard IM (1:53.20) ... earned All-League, All-District, All-State and All-America honors ... twice named Berks County Swimmer of the Year ... county record holder in the 100-yard back ... team captain as a senior ... also lettered in water polo.
Full name is Justin P. Houck ... born May 30, 1981, in Reading, Pa. ... son of Thomas and Deborah Houck ... majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration.
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