Men's Swimming

 

  Zack Priest
Zack Priest

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cranston, R.I.

High School:
Bishop Hindricken HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
IM/Fly

Birthdate:
05/05/1986



General: Named captain for the 2007-08 season ... ranks fourth all-time in the 100 fly (50.06), sixth in the 200 fly (1:52.35), and 10th all-time in the 100 back (51.96).

2006-07 (Junior): First-Team and Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 ... named team's Most Improved Swimmer ... at the A-10 Championships (2/21-24), swam the third leg of the A-10 Champion 400 medley relay team and the second leg of the second-place 400 free relay team ... individually at the A-10 meet, took second in the 100 fly (50.06), fourth in the 200 fly (1:52.35) and fifth in the 100 back (51.96).

2005-06 (Sophomore): Given the Coaches' Award ... at the A-10 Championships (2/18), took fifth in the 100 fly and 11th in the 200 fly ... also competed in the IM and backstroke events.

2004-05 (Freshman): Added depth to the individual medley, backstroke and butterfly events ... at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16-19), finished 12th in the 100 butterfly (52.55 seconds), 20th in the 100 backstroke (55.36 seconds), and 24th in the 200 backstroke (2:05.10) ... had six top-5 finishes during the season.

Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Hendricken helping the Hawks to four Rhode Island State Championships (2000-2004) ... earned all-state honors seven times in his career ... named team captain his senior season ... swam the 100 freestyle (48.74), 200 freestyle (1:46.80), 100 butterfly (52.97), and the 200 individual medley (1:59.24) during his senior campaign.

Personal: Zachary Aaron Priest ... born May 5, 1986 in Providence, R.I. ... son of Henry and Kathy Priest ... has one brother, Alex ... majoring in hospitality and tourism management.

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    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
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