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Men's Swimming & Diving

 
Gregor Sporlein
Gregor Sporlein
Height: 6-0
Weight: 158
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bamberg, Germany
High School: Clavius Gymnasium
Position: Sprint-Mid. Free

2013-14: Won one individual gold medal, as well as one silver medal and one bronze medal at the Retrievers’ first-ever CCSA Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. … Claimed gold in the 100-yd. free while his silver medal came in the 50 free with a school record time of 20.29… Helped four UMBC relay teams break school records at the conference meet in Tennessee… The 400 (2:56.57) and 800 free relays (6:30.37) won gold medals while the 200 free (1:20.57) and 400 medley squads (3:14.41) each claimed silver medals… Also aided the 200 free (1:23.70) and 200 medley (1:32.44) relay teams break the UMBC Aquatic Complex pool records on Jan. 11 as UMBC hosted Howard… His top 100 free time of 44.40 from the ECAC Championships at Navy ranks second all-time in the UMBC record book… Moved up to third in program history in the 200 free with his time of 1:37.56 during the prelims of the event at the CCSA meet… Won three dual meet events during his first season with the Retrievers.

Background: Placed fourth in his age group in the 50 free at the 2010 German Championships… Also competed in basketball and tennis.

Personal: Son of Gerhard and Elisabeth… Has one brother, Martin, and one sister, Laura… Plans to study environmental science… Born Apr. 22 1995.

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