Swimming & Diving

 Matt Bierwirth
Matt Bierwirth


Edgewood, Ky.

High School:



2007-08: Placed 30th in the 200-butterfly at the Nike Cup ... Had two top-four finishes in dual meets ... Also recorded a career best time in the 100-butterfly.

2006-07: Appeared in three events at the Nike Cup in November ... Tapped in 27th in the 200-butterfly, 39th in the 200-individual medley and 47th in the 100-fly ... Captured fifth in the 200-fly in a meet against Louisville ... Scored a career-best time in the 200-fly ... Swam mostly in exhibition swims during dual meet season.

2005-06: Placed 31st in the 100-butterfly and 36th in the 200-individual medley at the SEC Championships ... At the Nike Cup Invitational, finished 25th in the 200-fly, 27th in the 200-IM and 32nd in both the 100-fly and 100-backstroke ... Captured fourth place finishes in the 200-fly and 100-fly in meets with Louisville and Cincinnati respectively ... Participated in seven different events throughout the course of the season.

Pre-College: Garnered Most Improved team swimming honors in 2003 and 2004 ... Named team captain his senior year ... President of the French National Honor Society ... Recipient of the Work Ethic Diploma ... Chose UK for the swimming program, academics and campus over Louisville and Miami (Ohio).

Best Collegiate Times: 200 individual medley - 1:59.93; 200 butterfly - 1:56.76; 200 backstroke - 2:06.26; 200 breaststroke - 2:27.90; 100 butterfly - 52.98

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