Swimming and diving seeks top performances at key meet
Ritter headlines multiple NCAA B cut times and school records
Panthers host event for fifth straight year
Emily Murphy records wins in the 100 free, with 200 free relay
2015-16: Took second in the 1650 free (15:57.37) at Virginia Tech/Notre Dame…Placed first in the 1000 free (9:34:31), and placed 2nd in the 500 free at Bucknell...Participated in the 500 and 1000 yard frees against Georgia Tech...Took fourth place in both the 500 and 1,000 free events against Duke.
2014-15: Swept the 500 free and 1000 free in the season opener against Duke ... Finished 10th in the 1650 free at Notre Dame/Virginia Tech ... At the Pitt Invite, placed third in the 1650 free and competed in one consolation finals and two bonus consolation finals, taking ninth in the 500 free, 18th in the 200 free and 19th in the 100 back ... Placed first in the 100 free and third in the 500 free against West Virginia ... At Denison, won the 1650 free and was third in the 500 free ... Swam to fifth in the 200 free, 500 free and 400 IM at the Senior Recognition Meet ... Was the runner-up in both the 500 free and 1000 free at Villanova ... Competed at the ACC Championships.
2013-2014: Finished first in the 1000 freestyle against Bucknell... Finished third in the 1000 freestyle against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, he took first place in the 1650 yard freestyle...Competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals...First place finish in the 1000 freestyle against WVU...Finished first in the 1000 freestyle against Denison...Competed at the ACC Championships where he earned sixteenth in the 1650...National Junior team member.
High School: Placed top-20 in the 5k and 10k at the Open Water Nationals...placed eighth at the Speedo Junior Nationals last August...Cayman Islands International 5k winner in June...Olympic trials qualifier...National Junior team member.
Personal: Born September 20, 1995...son of Scott and Tracy Simmer...has a younger sister, Shayna...majoring in athletic training/psychology.
|Simmer's Personal Best Performances
||1:51.89||2/5/2013||AT&T Winter Nationals|
||56.79||1/30/2015||Senior Recognition Meet|
|200 Fly||1:59.76||1/10/2015||vs. West Virginia|
|400 IM||4:10.65||1/31/2015||Senior Recognition Meet|
Pitt Swim & Dive Teams Dominate on Senior Day
Giordano, Sharp Sweep vs. Carnegie Mellon, Clarion
Swim and Dive Caps Regular Season at Home
Sharp Tabbed ACC Diver of the Week
Pitt Swimming and Diving Sweeps Denison
Swimming and Diving Continues Action vs. Denison