Swimming & Diving

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02/10/2016

Irish To Compete at Michigan First Chance Meet

Four swimmers from the women’s team and nine from the men’s team will race in Ann Arbor this weekend.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Swam in six different meets in first year with the Irish ... began inaugural season at Dennis Stark Relays, winning the 200 medley relay (26.58 split) and claiming third in 300 breast (59.37 split), exhibitioning with 200 free relay (21.32 split) ... at Purdue Invitational, swam in four different events ... clocked in at 22.06 in 50 free and split 57.33 with 400 medley relay that came in 16th ... swam to 26th in 200 breast (2:08.47 finals, 2:16.23 prelims) and 27th in 100 breast (57.86 finals, 1:01.15 prelims) ... at Virginia, won 200 fly race with 1:47.39 time and finished fourth with 200 free relay (22.17 leadoff split) and sixth in 200 medley relay (27.48 split), earning eighth place in 100 breast (1:01.07) and exhibitioning in 200 breast (2:16.44) ... versus Northwestern, finished fifth on 200 medley relay (27.30 split) and sixth in 100 breast (1:00.99) ... clocked in at 2:14.81 in 200 breast and 2:02.32 in 200 IM ... in Shamrock Invitational, touched the wall in 2:02.73 in 200 IM, 59.92 in 100 breast and 2:13.83 in 200 breast ... finished the year at Michigan First Chance meet, taking second in the 100 breast (55.57) and 200 breast (2:01.75) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:51.08), time-trialing in the 200 free to a time of 1:40.72.

PREP & PERSONAL: NCSA Junior National Champion in 50 LCM breast (29.59) ... won the Coaches Award with club team from 2012 through 2014 ... awarded the club's Bronze Medal award in 2014 ... club team won Tri-City Cup Championship three consecutive years ... individually has won 200 free, 100 breast and 200 IM at Tri-Cup meet ... breaststroke specialist that will add depth to the Irish roster ... swam with both prep team at Bishop Ireton and club team Arlington Aquatics ... graduated from Bishop Ireton in June 2015 ... middle child of Joseph and Corinne Gorski ... has two older brothers and one younger sister ... Is an avid hunter and fisher ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Benjamin Gorski
Benjamin  Gorski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Falls Church, Va.

High School:
Bishop Ireton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Event:
Breast

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