Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 18, 2012) … Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2012, 2013) … CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2013)
2012-13: Tabbed the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Feb. 18 after sweeping the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the Cavalier Invite with a pair of best times … Dropped time from those performances a few weeks later at the ACC Championships, recording new personal bests of 55.28 in the 100 breaststroke and 2:00.56 at the 200-yard distance … Advanced to the finals in both events, taking 19th in the 100 breaststroke and 22nd in the 200 breaststroke.
2011-12: Came on strong at the end of the season, turning in a number of personal bests at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Clocked a personal best 56.97 to place sixth in the 100 breaststroke ... Also recorded new personal bests in the 200 IM (1:53.55) and in the 200 breaststroke (2:04.59) ... Posted a personal-best time of 4:23.59 in the 400 IM against eventual ACC champion Virginia ... Competed in three finals events at the Nike Cup Invitational, placing 20th in the 100 breaststroke, 22nd in the 200 backstroke and 24th in the 200 breaststroke.
2010-11: Did not compete during the 2010-11 season.
2009-10: Totaled 10 performances in first collegiate season ... Placed 23rd in the 100 breaststroke at the Gamecock Invitational with a time of 1:02.38 ... Season-best finish came against South Carolina in both the 100 (1:00.76) and 200 freestyle (2:15.73).
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner out of St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Two-time all-city and all-state team member ... Received All-America honors in the 100 breast (twice), 200 medley relay (twice) and 200 IM ... Named an Academic All-American following his senior season ... Recipient of the Father Verbryke S.J. Award ... 200 medley relay won at the Ohio State Championships junior year ... High school team was the Ohio State Champion from his sophomore to senior year ... Third place at the state meet in the 200 IM, 100 breaststroke and 200 medley relay as a senior ... Qualified for Short Course Nationals in 2009 ... Member of National and Latin Honor Societies ... Earned the Sons of the American Revolution award ... Named Outstanding Math Student as a freshman and sophomore.
Personal: Born Evan Comisar Schwartz on Mar. 1, 1991 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Son of Brian and Jamie Schwartz ... Has one brother, Seth, and one sister, Rhiannon ... Relatives who graduated from Duke include Michael Postow ('03), Robert Youkilis ('89), Bradley Youkilis ('87) and Abby Guttenberg ('84) ... Hobbies include paintball and golf ... Favorite athlete is Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox.
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