Matt Rickett
Matt Rickett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Maine

High School:
Deering

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 172

Position:
Fly/Free


AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: At the 2010 America East Swimming and Diving Championships, was a member of the winning 200- and 400-yard medley relay teams and 200- and 400-yard free relay team, won the 100 fly and 100 free, placed second in the 50 free.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Became the first BU male swimmer to qualify for the NCAAs in 27 years ... Qualified for the NCAA championships in the 100 fly with a time of 46.43 - the 27th-fastest time in the country in 2008-09 ... In the 100 fly, broke his own school record by over three seconds ... Was a member of four record-breaking relays (200-medley, 400-medley, 200-free and 400-free) ... Named the America East Championship's Most Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet ... Lowered his personal best in the 50 free by over a second with a time of 20.08 at the 2009 AE Championships ... Also shaved time off his personal record in the 100 free with a time of 46.87 at the Terrier Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Was a member of two record-breaking relays (200- and 400-medley relays), which also claimed top honors at the America East Championship ... In both relays swam the fly ... Placed seventh in the 50 free (21.56) at conference.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Graduated from Deering High School in Maine ... Swam for coach Sharon Power on the Seacoast Swimming Association ... Also competed in basketball at Deering.

PERSONAL: Born on June 21, 1988, in Portsmouth, N.H. ... Son of Peter and Elizabeth Rickett ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.

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