Men's Swimming

 

  Justin Houck
Justin Houck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyomissing, Pa.

High School:
Wilson

Height:
6-0

Event:
Back / IM

Birthdate:
05/30/1981


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.

Before UMass:

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.

Personal:

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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    Event Calendar

    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
    Saturday, Nov 22
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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