Men's Swimming


  Evan Swisher
Evan Swisher


North Bennington, Vt.

High School:
Mount Anthony Union HS




General: Placed third in the 50-yard freestyle (21.95), second in the 400-yard IM (4:09.09), and sixth in the 200-yard Breaststroke (2:14.23) in the Nutgmeg Invitational (12/3) ...Improved his school-rankings in the 100-yard and 200-yard backstrokes at the 2005 Atlantic 10 Championships ... his 1:51.01 performance in the 100 back now ranks fifth, while his 51.54 second effort in the 200 back is good for sixth ... improved his career-best time in the 200-yard individual medley to 1:53.61, but fell to 10th-place from ninth-place all-time ... Entering the 2004-05 season, he ranked 10th all-time in the 100-yard backstroke, sixth all-time in the 200-yard backstroke, and helds the ninth fastest time in school history in the 200-yard IM.

2006-07 (Senior) Update: Placed first in the 400-yard Medley Relay, second in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:47.83), and fifth in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:58.66) against Boston University (11/11) ... Against Army (10/28) finished top swimmer in the 100 backstroke ((51.76), 200 backstroke (1:54.71), 200 IM (1:54.85), and 200 medley relay ... Finished top of the heap against Stony Brook (10/21) in the 100-yard backstroke (52.86) and helped place second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:37.28) ... Posted a first place finish at the UConn Invitational (10/13) in the 100 breast (1:02.70) as well as the 200 back (1:54.94) and a second place finish in the 200 IM (1:59.90).

2005-06 Update: Helped his teammates to a 3rd place finish (3:29.53) in the 400 Yard Medley Relay at the Brown Invitational.

2004-05: Earned First-Team All-Atlantic 10 honors ... top backstroke swimmer and second ranked 200 individual medley performer for UMass ... posted 12 event wins and 25 top-5 finishes during the season ... at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16-19), took second in the 200 backstroke (1:51.01), third in the 100 backstroke (51.69 seconds) and fifth in the 200 individual medley (1:53.61) ... swam the leadoff leg of the A-10 Champion 200 medley relay team (1:32.15) and the leadoff leg of the second-place 400 medley relay team (3:24.69) ... recorded the fifth fastest time in school history in the 200 backstroke, a career-best, with his win at the Nutmeg Invitational (12/5) swimming a 1:51.01 in the event.

2003-04: Earned First-Team All-Atlantic 10 honors ... two-time league rookie of the week performer (11/24, 1/12) ... given the team's Most Improved award ... one of Minutemen's top backstroke specialists ranking first in the 200-yard and second in the 100-yard event ... top-time of the season in the 200 back (1:51.29) occured against Fordham (1/31), while his top mark in the 100 back was his second-place finish (52:26) at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20) ... also set the team's top mark in the 200-yard IM (1:53.81) at the A-10 meet (2/19).

Before UMass: Letterwinner at Mount Anthony Union High School as a senior ... team record-holder in 50-yard free, 100-yard free, 500-yard free, 100-yard back, 100-yard breast, 100-yard fly and 200-yard IM ... team captain.

Personal: Born on June 17, 1985 in Bennington, Vt. ... son of Bill and Amy Swisher ... majoring in social thought and political economy.


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 16
    at Bryant University (Swimmers Only) 12:00 PM
    Friday, Jan 22
    at Dartmouth Invitational TBA
    Saturday, Jan 23
    at Dartmouth Invitational TBA
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