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 Anthony Richardson
Anthony Richardson

Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania



Men's Swimming and Diving Takes 10th at ACCs

Boston College finishes 10th at ACC Championship; totals 205 points thanks to strong showing from relay squads

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-2014):Anthony RIchardson was a member of every travel squad, including ACC's...At the Terrier Invite, he A-finalled in the 200 and 1650 freestyle and B-finalled in the 500 freestyle...He broke the 1500 meter freestyle record at Providence College by over 23 seconds...At ACC's, Richardson C-finalled in the 1650 freestyle...and anchored the record-breaking 800 freestyle relay record...He also recieved personal best times in the 50, 100, 500, and 1000 meter freestyle during his freshman season.

BEFORE BC: Anthony Richardson attended Garnet Valley High School, his freshman season was his first ever experience with being on a swim team... achieved varsity letters all four years... received 1st Team All-Centrals and the Team Ambassador award Sophomore, Junior, and Senior year... captain senior year and his school's Varsity Club representative for Swimming... qualified for PIAA States in both the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle... as a sophomore, he contributed to breaking both his pool's 200 medley relay record and his pools 400 freestyle relay record... as a junior, he broke his pools 400 freestyle record... as a senior, he rebroke the pools 400 freestyle record 4 times... also broke his pools 200 freestyle record and his schools 500 freestyle record.

PERSONAL: Anthony is from Garnet Valley, a suburb southwest of Philadelphia... he has only swam for his high school team and then joined the Upper Mainline YMCA team this summer... he has an older brother (21) who plays hockey for Salisbury University and a younger sister who is still in high school

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