2011-12: Brought in 16 points for Tech with a ninth-place finish in the 200 butterfly and a 10th-place finish in the 100 butterfly at the ACC Championships ... Placed third in the 100 butterfly and seventh in the 200 butterfly against Georgia Tech ... Won the 200 butterfly at William & Mary ... Took home the title in the 100 butterfly and placed second in the 200 butterfly against Virginia ... Earned 39 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, including a fifth-place finish in the 100 butterfly with a time of 49.10 ... Also added a seventh-place showing in the 200 butterfly coming in at the 1:49.52 mark ... Helped the 400 freestyle relay team to another first-place finish at Ohio State, while coming in second in the 100 and 200 butterfly ... Helped the 400 freestyle relay team set a pool record and placed second in the 100 butterfly in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington ... Placed second in the 100 and 200 butterfly against North Carolina ... Took home the gold in the 200 butterfly in the season opener against NC State.
2010-11: Earned 18 points for Tech at the ACC Championships, finishing sixth in the 200 butterfly and 12th in the 100 butterfly, while finishing 25th in the 200 IM … His 200 butterfly time at ACCs was the sixth-best time all season among ACC swimmers and 47th in the nation … Scored 22 points for Tech with a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly and a 10th-place finish in the 100 butterfly at the Volunteer Invitational … Won Tech’s only swimming title at No. 18 Louisville with No. 13 Indiana, leading a H2Okie sweep of the 100 butterfly … Earned two additional first-place finishes on the season, winning the 200 IM in the season opener against Charleston and the 200 freestyle against William & Mary … Swam “B” cut times on the season in the 100 butterfly (48.06) and 200 butterfly (1:45.96).
2009-10: Placed 10th in the 200 butterfly, 15th in the 100 butterfly and 26th in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships… Was perfect in his events against West Virginia and Duquesne, sweeping both the 100 and 200 butterfly competitions…Helped the 200 freestyle relay team to a fifth-place finish at the Volunteer Invitational…Also earned a sixth-place finish in the 200 butterfly and an 11th-place position in the 100 butterfly at the Invite…Won the 200 butterfly events against Penn State and Duke.
2008-09: Earned his first points at the ACC Championships as a consolation finalist with a 13th-place finish in the 200 butterfly … Also placed 28th in the 100 butterfly and competed in the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke at Championships … Placed 12th in the 200 fly and 15th in the 100 butterfly at the Volunteer Invitational.
High School: Joins Tech as a eight-time high school All-American, nine-time Virginia State Champion, 12-time all-district member and an Eastern Zone Sectional Champion from Lafayette High ... Was named the Daily Press and VA Gazette Swimmer of the Year as a senior for winning the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle relay while setting several school records as a team captain ... A Scholastic All-American, he also competed for the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins.
Personal: Matthew Scott Baumler was born Sept. 24, 1990, in Richmond, Va. ... Son of Bob Baumler and Lisa Marston ... Majoring in business.
|Baumler's Career Best|
|50 Freestyle: 20.93||500 Freestyle: 4:48.44|
|200 Freestyle: 1:42.59||200 Butterfly: 1:45.96|
|100 Butterfly: 47.71||200 IM: 1:50.91|
|100 Backstroke: 53.78||100 Free: 45.59|