Women's Swimming

 

  Gillian Bank
Gillian Bank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beavercreek, Ohio

High School:
Beavercreek

Height:
5-8

Event:
Fly/Back

Birthdate:
03/30/1989


General: Ranks sixth all-time at UMass in the 100 Back (58.93).

2010-11 (Senior): Participated in the 200 back at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23-26) ... Took fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:17.32), seventh in the 100 butterfly (1:04.49), and helped the 200 medley relay team to a fourth place finish (1:54.74) and the 200 free relay team to a second place finish (1:44.22) against Fordham (2/5) ... Finish fifth in the 100 backstroke (1:00.99) and eighth in the 200 backstroke (2:14.96). Assisted the 200 free relay to a second place finish (1:39.75) at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/28-29) ... Placed second in both the 100 backstroke (1:01.48) and the 200 backstroke (2:14.64) on Senior Night against Boston College (1/21) ... Competed at the Rhode Island Invitational placing sixth in the 400 yard medley relay (4:07.42), 50 yard freestyle (26.20), fourth in the 200 yard medley relay (1:53.64), 100 yard butterfly (1:02.80), 100 yard backstroke (1:03.61) (1/15) ... Against Northeastern finished third in the 200 yard medley relay (1:53.28), placed second in the 50 yard backstroke (28.94), third in 50 yard butterfly (27.75) (12/4) ... Participated in the Terrier Invitational helping the 200 yard relay team to a ninth place finish (1:39.96), competed in 400 yard medley relay (3:57.82), 200 yard medley relay (1:48.05), 400 yard medley relay (3:55.66), 100 yard backstroke (59.54), 400 yard freestyle relay (3:40.99)(11/21) Participated in the 200 yard medley relay and the 500 yard free relay, placed eighth in the 50 yard free (26:10), third in the 100 yard fly (1:01.14), fourth in the 100 yard back (1:01.11), and competed in the 100 yard free (56.20) against Binghamton (11/6) ... Competed in the 200 yard medley relay, the 200 yard freestyle relay, and placed third in the 100 yard backstroke (1:01.89) against Stony Brooke (10/30) ... Was a member of the first place 200 medley relay (1:49.80), took first in the 100 back (1:00.93), and was a member of the 2nd place 200 free relay (1:43.56) in the win against Army (10/23) ... Took fourth in the 200-yard backstroke (2:16.26) and helped the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:49.64) and the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.68) to second place finishes against BU (10/16). 2009-10 (Junior): Took fourth in the 100 fly with a time of 1:02.58 against Fordham (1/30) ... Finished third in the 100 backstroke (1:01.74) at Boston College (1/22) ... Grabbed sixth in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:03.15 at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15) ... Notched a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 100 backstroke (1:03.44) and 100 butterfly (1:04.49) at Northeastern (12/5) ... Recorded the sixth fastest time in school history in the 100 backstroke (59.24) to claim 10th-place, while also helping the 200 freestyle relay team (1:39.52) to a ninth-place finish at the Terrier Invitational (11/20) ... Registered a time of 1:01.59 to place second against Binghamton while also finishing sixth in the 100 fly with a time of 1:03.02 (11/7) ... Took her first win of the season in the 100 back (1:01.17) at Stony Brook (10/31) ... Finished third in the 100 butterfly (1:03.41) in the season-opener against BU (10/17). 2008-09 (Sophomore): Finished the 100 back with a time of 1:01.49 while finishing the 200 back (2:15.25) at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Helped the 200 free relay team to a third-place finish while also notching an individual sixth-place finish in the 200 free (1:03.86) at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished fourth in the 100 back (1:01.94) and 200 back (2:16.96) against Colgate (1/25) ... Placed third in the 100 back (1:01.05) at home against Boston College (1/24) ... Finished fifth in the 100 back (1:03.16) and sixth in the 100 fly (1:03.38) against Northeastern (12/6) ... Notched a season-best time of 1:01.19 in the 100 fly at BU's Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Placed third in the 100 back (1:02.54) and fifth in the 100 fly (1:03.31) while also helping the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish against Binghamton (11/8) ... Finished fifth in the 100 fly (1:03.83) at Stony Brook (11/1) ... Notched fourth-place in the 100 back at home against Army (10/25) ... Contributed to the 400 medley relay team's second-place finish while also adding a fifth-place individual finish in the 200 back (2:20.86) at BU (10/18). 2007-08 (Freshman): Was a member of the fourth-place 400 medley team (4:10.12) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... A member of both the 10th place 200 free relay (1:40.76) and ninth-place 400 medley relay (4:03.54) teams at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18). Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Beavercreek High School where she was a three-time YMCA National Qualifier ... Helped break the school record in the 200 free relay as a senior ... Has personal-best times in the 100 back (1:00.81) and in the 100 fly (1:00.59). Personal: Gillian Hope Bank ... Daughter of Michael and Connie Bank ... Has one brother, Matt ... Born March 30, 1989 in Fort Worth, Texas ... Intends to major in sport management ... Her brother, Matt, swam at American University.

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    Event Calendar

    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
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