General: Ranks seventh all-time at UMass in the 500 free (4:34.85).
2007-08 (Freshman): Placed 12th in the 200 free (1:42.77), fifth in the 500 free (4:34.85) and swam the third leg for the fourth place 800 free relay team (6:50.05) at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Took seventh place in the 200 free (1:46.35), 11th in the 500 free (4:43.50), and 15th in the 1650 free (16:50.99) at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).
Before UMass: Swam for Montgomery High School and also the Somerset Valley YMCA Swordfish ... At Montgomery he won sectional titles as a junior and as a senior ... Owns school records in the 200 free (1:45.35), the 100 free (48:68), the 100 back (54:98), and the 500 free (4:53.53) ... As a senior he was a Skyland Conference Champion in the 200 free and the 100 back and also a Meet of Champions finalist in the 200 free ... Also as a senior he was the Somerset County Champion ... Four straight years he earned a varsity letter and was also named the team's Most Valuable Player ... As a member of the Somerset Valley YMCA Swordfish in 2006, he finished 12th nationally in the 200 free at the YMCA Short Course National Meet ... At the YMCA Long Course National Meet that season, he took fourth in the 200 free, fifth in the 200 IM, and 10th in the 100 free ... He was also a member of the 400 free and 800 free relay teams at the long course nationals where both squads placed second ... At the short course nationals, he was part of the 800 free relay team that placed fourth ... He was the Somerset County Champion.
Personal: Drew Robert Talarick ... Born on December 27, 1988 in New Brunkswick, N.J. ... Son of Robert and Diane Talarick ... Has one sibling, Dylan, 15 ... Majoring in landscape architecture.
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