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 James Boretti
James Boretti
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westford, Mass.

Event:
Distance

01/30/2013

W. Swimming Takes Fifth at Dartmouth Invitational

Molloy and Couillard lead team

12/13/2012

Swimmer Boretti Uses Teammates for Motivation and Fuel

The senior set the BC record for the 200-yard backstroke

11/26/2012

M. Swimming Takes Third at Terrier Invitational

Boretti, Murphy, Stranick, Costa and Kelly set BC records

10/15/2012

Men's Swimming Defeats Bryant

Henze takes first in four events

10/15/2012

Women's Swimming Falls to Bryant

Strong performance from Raplee

As a Senior (2012-2013): Elected Co-Captain for the 2012-2013 season...Set team record in 200 Backstroke (1:50.79)...Selected as Outstanding Performer of 2012 Terrier Invitational...Placed 1st in 200 IM (1:51.06), 1st in 400 IM (3:58.07), 3rd in 200 Breaststroke (2:04.34), and 4th in 200 Backstroke (1:50.79) and part of the 2nd Place 800 Freestyle Relay team and 6th place 400 Medley Relay team at 2012 Terrier Invitational...Named Outstanding Performer at New England Invitational with a win in 400 IM (4:08.27) and second place finishes in 200 IM (1:57.52) and 200 Breaststroke (2:12.00)...Set BC Dual Meet Record in 400 IM vs. Keene State (4:06.74).

As a Junior (2011-2012): Named Team MVP for the 2011-2012 season... Received the Harold M. Groden Award for Outstanding Performance in the 2011-2012 Season... Set team records in 400 IM (3:56.17) and short course meter 200 IM (2:11.45)...Earned 2011-2012 Athletic Directors Award for Academic Achievement...Named to 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll...Scored 306.50 points...Recorded 22 individual first place finishes...Placed 23rd in 400 IM (3:58.75), 27th in 200 Breaststroke (2:05.04), and 34th in 200 IM (1:51.84) and part of the 10th place 800 Freestyle Relay team at ACC Championships...Named Outstanding Performer of 2011 Terrier Invitational...Placed 1st in 400 IM (3:56.17), 2nd in 200 IM (1:52.55), 4th in 200 Breaststroke (2:04.52), and 7th in 500 Freestyle (4:40.52) and part of the 4th place 400 Medley Relay and 2nd place 800 Freestyle relay teams at 2011 Terrier Invitational...Named Outstanding Performance at Army and Stony Brook for win in 1000 Freestyle (9:55.95)...Outstanding Performance at Williams and Fordham for win in 1000 Freestyle (9:45.96)...Outstanding Performance at Marist for win in 1000 Freestyle (9:52.72)...Named Outstanding Performer vs. Tufts with wins in 1000 Freestyle (10:02.66), 500 Freestyle (4:53.64), and 200 IM (1:59.84)...Boston College dual meet bests in 1000 Freestyle (9:52.72), 500 Freestyle (4:48.86), 200 IM (1:58.28), 400 IM (4:10.13)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-2011): Top 5 finishes in the 200 IM, and 1650 Freestyle as well as a 2nd Place finish in the 400 IM at 2010 Terrier Invitational . . . Top 8 finishes in the 500 Freestyle, 400 IM, and 1650 Freestyle at 2011 ECAC Championships. . . Team Placed 2nd at 2011 ECAC Championships. . . Second all time at BC in 400 IM . . . Fourth all time at BC in 500 Freestyle, 1000 Freestyle, and 1650 Freestyle . . . Seventh all time at BC in 200 IM... Received Kevin Conway Outstanding Sophomore Award... Named to 2011 ACC Academic Honor Roll...Earned 2010-2011 Athletic Directors Award for Academic Achievement...

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-2010): Placed 24th at 2010 ACC Championships in 400 IM . . . Top 8 finishes in the 500 Freestyle, 400 IM, and 1650 Freestyle at 2009 Terrier Invitational. . . Named to 2009-10 All-ACC Academic Honor Roll...earned 2009-10 Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement

BEFORE BC: School Record Holder in 200 IM and 400 Free Relay . . . Captain at Westford Academy 2008,2009 . . . MVP 2008 . . . 2009 Sportsmanship Award . . .2006 Lowell Sun All Star 2008, 2009 . . . Swimmer of the Year 2009 . . . 2010 New England Open Distance High Point Champion . . . Placed 4th at 2009 Massachusetts Division 1 State Meet in 200 IM and 500 Freestyle . . . Patriot Swim Club Record Holder in 400 IM, 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke . . . Member of the National Honor Society . . . Also played on the golf team

PERSONAL: James is the son of Richard and Lauren Boretti . . . has sister, Susie . . . Also swims for Patriot Swim Club. . . Member of the Golden Key Honor Society at BC . . . enrolled in the Carroll School of Management, majoring in accounting.

Best Times at Boston College
100 Freestyle: 47.61
200 Freestyle: 1:42.68
200 Breaststroke: 2:04.34
200 Backstroke: 1:50.79
200 IM: 1:51.06
400 IM: 3:56.17
500 Freestyle: 4:37.17
1000 Freestyle: 9:50.01

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