Zach Switzer
  • Event
  • Class
  • Hometown
  • Backstroke/Individual Medley
  • Senior
  • Woodberry Forest, Va.
Event2013-20142014-20152015-2016Career
100 Back48.30
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
48.48
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
48.30
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
100 Breast56.77
Christiansburg, Va.
Feb 9, 2014
56.77
Christiansburg, Va.
Feb 9, 2014
100 IM52.01
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
52.01
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
200 Back1:44.28
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
1:44.65
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
1:44.28
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
200 Breast2:09.92
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nov 2, 2013
2:03.57
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 7, 2015
2:03.57
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 7, 2015
200 Free Relay1:24.81
Chapel Hill, NC
Oct 25, 2014
1:24.81
Chapel Hill, NC
Oct 25, 2014
200 IM1:50.95
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
1:49.84
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
1:49.84
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
200 Medley Relay1:30.34
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Nov 9, 2013
1:34.20
Charlottesville, VA
Jan 17, 2015
1:26.37
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
1:26.37
ACC Championships
Feb 27, 2016
200 Medley Relay Lead Off23.50
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
24.09
Notre Dame, IN
Nov 8, 2014
23.50
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
400 Free Relay3:05.30
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
3:05.30
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
400 IM3:49.44
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
3:48.04
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
3:48.04
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
400 Medley Relay3:18.19
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
3:18.53
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
3:17.26
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
3:17.26
Knoxville, TN
Nov 22, 2015
400 Medley Relay Lead Off50.50
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
49.59
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
49.59
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 22, 2014
50 Back23.93
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 11, 2013
23.68
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014
23.68
Christiansburg, Va.
Oct 18, 2014

Updated: October 1, 2016

2015-16: ACC Academic Honor Roll … Earned 46 points for the Hokies with a seventh place showing in the 200 medley relay at the ACC Championship … The team’s 1:26.37 in the 200 medley relay was the fifth-fastest time in school history … Second top 10 time at the ACC Championship came in the 400 IM with a time of 3:51.34 … Took first with a time of 1:30.42 in the 200 medley relay against Penn State … Turned in the top time in the 100 backstroke with a 50.94 against Queens University … Posted the top times in the 200 medley relay and the 400 IM against Pitt and Notre Dame.

2014-15
ACCs

8th - 400 IM (3:41.79)
16th - 200 back (1:46.16)
20th - 100 back (48.73)

At the ACC Championships, earned 38 team points, scoring in three events … Finished second in the 100 back and third in the 200 IM against Georgia Tech and UNCW … Earned a second-place finish in the 400 IM and a fourth-place finish in the 200 back at No. 21 Virginia … Against Kentucky, placed third in the 100 back, fourth in the 200 back and sixth in the 400 IM … Finished fifth in the 200 back at the H20kie Fall Invitational … At Duke, took second in the 100 back and third in the 200 back … At UNC, finished fourth in the 100 back and fifth in the 200 back …At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, finished third in the 50 back, second in the 100 IM, second in the 400 individual medley, fifth in the 50 back and helped the 200 free relay team finish third and the 200 medley relay team finish fourth.

2013-2014
ACCs

12th - 200 back (1:44.55)
12th - 400 IM (3:50.55)
16th - 100 back (48.69)

At ACCs, earned 40.5 team points after placing 12th in the 200 backstroke, 12th in the 400 IM and 16th in the 100 backstroke … At UNC Wilmington, finished second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 200 backstroke … At the H20kie Fall Invitational, finished fifth in the 200 backstroke, fourth in the 400 IM and helped place third in the 400 medley relay … At Pittsburgh, took fourth in the 100 backstroke, third in the 200 backstroke and helped finish fifth in the 400 freestyle relay and win the 200 medley relay … Finished third in the 200 breaststroke at Cincinnati … At Ohio State, placed fifth in the 100 backstroke, helped place fourth in the 400 freestyle relay and helped the 200 medley relay team finish fourth … Against NC State, finished fourth in the 100 backstroke, fifth in the 200 backstroke and helped finish third in the 200 medley relay … At the VT Swimming Challenge, captured fourth in the 50 backstroke, fourth in the 200 backstroke, and helped finish fifth in the 400 medley relay and fourth in the 200 medley relay.

High School: Swam for Coach Gregory Guldin at Woodberry Forest High School in Charlottesville, Va. ... Named All-State and All-American in 2012 ... Three-time state champion in 200 IM ... Holds VISAA state record in 200 IM and 100 Back.

Personal: Born on May 8, 1995 in Denver, Colo. ... Son of Gregory and Tammy Switzer ... Was elected Prefect at Woodberry Forest ... Has one brother, Nick (15) ... Majoring in Psychology.

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