Women's Swimming

 

  Tavis Potter
Tavis Potter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater Area

Height:
5-5

Event:
Breast/IM

Birthdate:
09/24/1988


General: Ranks throughout the all-time record books at UMass includingfirst in the 200 IM (2:06.29), fifth in the 100 breast (1:06.18) andtenth in the 200 breast (2:25.43), and is also a member of the school-record holding 200, 400, and 800 free relay team.

2010-11 (Senior): Took eighth in the 100 breast (1:06.12) at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23-26) .... Placed third in both the 100 breaststroke (1:09.83) and the 50 free (25.31), also took second in the 200 IM (2:10.98) against Fordham (2/5) ... Finished second in the 200 IM (2:09.74), fifth in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.32) and helped the 200 free relay team to a second place finish (1:39.75) at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/28-29) ... Took first in the 200 IM (2:10.48) and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.14) on Senior Night against Boston College (1/21) ... Competed in the Rhode Island Invitational placing second in the 200 yard IM (2:10.88), third in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:40.36), finished first in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:37.06)(1/15) ... Finished second in the 200 yard medley relay (1:51.93), second in the 50 yard breaststroke (31.83), third in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:09.70), second in the 100 yard IM (1:01.66)vs. Northeastern(12/4) ... At the Terrier Invitational competed in the 800 yard freestyle relay (7:41.16), 100 yard freestyle (53.60), third in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:30.89)(11/21) ... Against Binghamton placed third in the 200 yard medley relay (1:52.84), second in the 200 yard IM (2:11.64), third in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:09.58), second in the 500 yard free relay (4:40.87)(11/6) ... Finished third in the 200 yard freestyle (1:58.53), placed first in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:39.96), against Stony Brook (10/30) ... Took second in the 200 free (1:58.03), finished third in the 100 free (54.68), and had third in the 200 IM (2:12.77) in the win vs Army (10/23) ... Finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:09.38), fifth in the 100-yard freestyle (55.03) and helped the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:38.52) to a first place finish against Boston University(10/16).

2009-10 (Junior): Registered a pair of top-10 finishes at the A-10 Championshing, taking eighth in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.18) and 10th in the 200 IM (2:07.96) (2/20) ... Won the 200 IM (2:13.54) at Colgate (1/24) ... Notched a victory in the 200 IM with a time of 2:14.65 at Boston College (1/22) ... Finished second in the 200 IM (2:12.95) and fourth in the 100 free (55.82) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15-1/16) ... Notched a win in the 200 IM (2:13.30) while finishing fourth in the 200 free (1:59.94) at Northeastern (12/5) ... Grabbed ninth in the 200 IM (2:08.87) and 12th in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.18) at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Placed first in the 200 individual medley (2:12.54) against Binghamton (11/7) ... Took third in the 200 freestyle (1:59.15) vs. Stony Brook (10/31) ... Notched a first-place finish in the 200 IM (2:13.65) while finishing fifth in both the 100 breaststroke (1:11.01) and 200 breaststroke (2:33.23) at Army (10/24) ... Finished first in the 200 individual medley (2:14.82) in the season-opener vs. BU (10/17).

2008-09 (Sophomore): Helped the 800 free relay team to a third-place finish while also finishing the 200 IM in 2:08.72 at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Finished fifth in the 200 breast (2:32.75) at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished third in the 100 breast (1:10.26) and fourth in the 200 breast (2:32.04) against Colgate (1/25) ... Notched a first-place finish in the 200 IM (2:12.04) at home against Boston College (1/24) ... Finished second in the 200 IM (2:13.80) against Northeastern (12/6) ... Placed ninth in the 200 IM (2:08.81) at BU's Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Notched her first win of the season with a first-place finish in the 200 IM (2:14.28) at Binghamton (11/8) ... Finished fourth in the 200 breast (2:31.46) against Stony Brook (11/1) ... Placed second in the 200 back (2:31.43) at home against Army (10/25) ... Helped the 400 free relay team to a second-place finish while adding a third-place finish of her own in the 200 IM (2:13.54) at BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Freshman): Was a member of the seventh-place 800 free relay (7:40.42) team and placed 12th in the 200 IM (2:09.71) at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Placed third in the 100 breast (1:10.53), fourth in the 200 IM (2:15.15) and seventh in the 200 breast (2:32.75) individually while also being a member of the fourth-place 400 medley relay (4:10.12) and the second-place 400 free relay (3:42.02) teams at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... Helped the 400 free relay team to a sixth-place finish (3:34.43) at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Stillwater Area High School ... Captained the Ponies her senior year ... Varsity swimmer, All-Conference, All-State, and All American throughout high school ... Her school was the Minn. state champions her junior and senior year ... Broke the 100 breaststroke record and 200 medley relay records ... Was also a member of the Nordic skiing team and an Academic All-American her senior year.

Personal: Tavis Marie Potter... Born September 24, 1988 in St. Paul, Minn. ... Daughter of Daniel and Christina Potter ... Has three siblings, Cale, Seena, and Donya... Undecided in her major.

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    Event Calendar

    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
    Sunday, Nov 23
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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