Zach Switzer
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Backstroke/Individual Medley
    • Sophomore
    • Woodberry Forest, Va.

    Updated: July 24, 2014

    2013-2014: 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.

    Switzer's Collegiate Best
    50 Back: 23.50 100 Back: 48.30
    200 Back: 1:44.28 100 Breast: 56.77
    200 Breast: 2:09.92 200 IM: 1:50.95
    400 IM: 3:49.44
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