Women's Swimming

 

  Colleen Hespeler
Colleen Hespeler

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Andover, Mass.

High School:
Andover H.S

Height:
6-0

Event:
Back

Birthdate:
01/03/1992


2012-13 (Junior): Did not swim at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Participated in the 100 Backstroke (1:06.36) and 200 Backstroke (2:21.52) at Fordham (2/2) ... At the Upper Valley Invitational (1/25-26), competed in the 500 Freestyle (5:39.72), 100 Backstroke (1:05.19), and 200 Backstroke (2:24.47) ... Participated In the 200 Yard (2:18.87) and 100 Yard (1:04.99) against Bryant (1/19) ... Did not compete at Northeastern (12/1), the Terrier Invitational (11/16-18), Brown (11/10), or Binghamton (11/3) ... Took part in the 100 Yard (1:06.09) versus Army (10/19) ... Participated in the 100 Backstroke (1:06.32) and 200 Backstroke (2:23.63) at Boston University (10/13).

2011-12 (Sophomore): Took fourth in the 200 free relay (1:46.42) against Bryant (1/20) ... Participated in the 200 backstroke at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/13-14) ... Finished third as a member of the 200 free relay against Northeastern (12/4) ... Participated in both the 100 and 200 back events at the Terrier Invitational (11/18-20) ... Took sixth in the 200 back (2:18.37) against Binghamton (11/4-5) ...Placed seventh in the 200 back against Army (10/22) ... Placed sixth in the 100 yard backstroke (1:05.97), and in the 200 yard backstroke (2:21.97) at Boston University (10/15).

2010/11 (Freshman): Took fifth in both the 100 back (1:05.06) and the 200 back (2:18.44) and eighth in the 50 free (27.08) at Fordham (2/5) ... Finished eighth in the 200 backstroke (2:15.45) at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/28-29) ... Took third in the 200 backstroke (2:15.71) against Boston College (1/21) ... Placed eighth in the 100 backstroke (1:03.71) and sixth in the 200 backstroke (2:17.02) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15) ... Finished fifth in the 50 backstroke (29.93) and ninth in the 25 yard freestyle (13.33) at Northeastern (12/4) ... Participated in the 50 free and the 100 back, took fourth in the 200 back (2:15.11) and assisted the 200 medley relay team to an eighth place finish (1:57.25) against Binghamton (11/6) ... Placed fifth in the 100 back (1:04.92) and fourth in the 200 back (2:!7.73) and helped the 200 medley relay team to a fifth place finish against Stony Brook (10/30) ... Helped take fourth in the 200 Medley Relay (1:56.57), took first place in the 100 back (1:03.52), and came in fourth in the 200 back (1:42.67) in the win vs Army (10/23) ... Placed fourth in the 100 back (1:02.37) and fifth in the 200 back (2:16.71), also participated in the 400 free relay against BU (10/16).

Before UMass: Named as the captain on her team her Senior season ... Was honored as a Merrimack Valley All-Star ... Also honored as Merrimack Valley Student-Athlete of the Month in Nov. of 2009.

Personal: Colleen Brianna Hespeler ... Born on January 3,1992 ... Daughter of Kurt and Eileen ... Sister of Emily and Grant

Career Best Times
Event (School Record Rank) Time Date
50 Freesytle :26.11 11/19/2010
100 Freestyle :59.63 1/14/2011
200 Freestyle 2:18.87 1/19/2013
500 Freestyle 5:30.43 11/18/2011
100 Backstroke 1:01.16 1/19/2013
200 Backstroke 2:12.58 2/23/2011


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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM Live Scoring
    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
    Saturday, Nov 22
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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