Men's Swimming



    Matt Gerth  
    Matt Gerth

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carmel, Ind.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 195

    Event:
    Backstroke/Freestyle


    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012-13)

    Earned honorable mention All-America status with an 11th-place finish in the 800 free relay at the 2013 NCAA Championships ... the time of 6:23.31 is the third-fastest in school history ... posted a career-best time of 1:36.95 in the 200 free prelims at the Big Ten Championships ... went on to place 16th (1:37.14) ... part of the 800 free relay team that finished second in a school-record time of 6:19.68 ... second-team All-Big Ten ... also took 41st in the 100 free (45.18) and 53rd in the 50 free (20.94) ... second in the 200 free in a dual meet with Iowa and Ohio State (1:38.76) and at Louisville (1:39.06) ... fourth in the 100 free at Louisville (45.85) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2011-12)

    Posted a career best 20.66 (46th) in the 50 free ... 21st in the 200 freestyle (1:38.39) ... went a career-best 1:37.20 in prelims ... 23rd in the 100 free (45.28), posting a career time of 44.75 in prelims ... 23rd in the 50 free at the Georgia Invitational (21.16) ... also took sixth at Michigan (21.54) and seventh at Tennessee (21.45) ... fourth in the 100 free in a dual meet at Michigan (46.43) and fifth in a dual with Louisville (46.33) ... sixth in the 200 free in a dual meet win over Purdue (1:40.73) ... also took fifth in the 200 free at Michigan (1:40.99) and sixth vs. Louisville (1:40.97).

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Two-time Indiana High School state champion in the 200 freestyle (2010 and 2011) ... finished third in the 100 freestyle in 2010 and second in 2011 ... all-state honoree in the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay ... led Carmel to the 2010 and 2011 Indiana High School state championships ...was the team's high-point scorer each year ... 12-year member of the Indianapolis Children's Choir, traveling all over the world with the group ... parents are Mark and Kayte Gerth ... born July 31, 1992.


       

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