Swimming & Diving
Matt Bierwirth - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Scott

2007-08: Placed 30th in the 200-butterfly at the Nike Cup … Had two top-four finishes in dual meets … Also recorded a career best time in the 100-butterfly.

2006-07: Appeared in three events at the Nike Cup in November … Tapped in 27th in the 200-butterfly, 39th in the 200-individual medley and 47th in the 100-fly … Captured fifth in the 200-fly in a meet against Louisville … Scored a career-best time in the 200-fly … Swam mostly in exhibition swims during dual meet season.

2005-06: Placed 31st in the 100-butterfly and 36th in the 200-individual medley at the SEC Championships … At the Nike Cup Invitational, finished 25th in the 200-fly, 27th in the 200-IM and 32nd in both the 100-fly and 100-backstroke … Captured fourth place finishes in the 200-fly and 100-fly in meets with Louisville and Cincinnati respectively … Participated in seven different events throughout the course of the season.

Pre-College: Garnered Most Improved team swimming honors in 2003 and 2004 … Named team captain his senior year … President of the French National Honor Society … Recipient of the Work Ethic Diploma … Chose UK for the swimming program, academics and campus over Louisville and Miami (Ohio).

Best Collegiate Times: 200 individual medley – 1:59.93; 200 butterfly – 1:56.76; 200 backstroke – 2:06.26; 200 breaststroke – 2:27.90; 100 butterfly – 52.98

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