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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|Saturday, Jan 3|
|at Loyola Invitational||10:00 AM|
|Friday, Jan 9|
|at Rhode Island Invitational||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Jan 10|
|at Rhode Island Invitational||10:00 AM|
|Saturday, Jan 17|
|vs Bryant||12:00 PM||Senior Day|
|Friday, Jan 23|
|at Dartmouth Invitational||5:00 PM|
|Saturday, Jan 24|
|at Dartmouth Invitational||10:00 AM|