Matthew Essig
Matthew Essig

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, Va.

High School:
Yorktown

Height:
6-2

Major:
Marine Science


2011-12:
Helped the 800 freestyle relay quartet set a program record at the America East Championship with a time of 6:53.27...touched third in the 500 free against Army and BC on Oct. 7 in 4:56.79...helped the 400 freestyle relay team place fourth against Army and BC in 3:17.68...placed first in the 500 free (5:00.82) and 1000 free (10:22.87) against St. Francis on Oct. 15...took fifth in the 500 free against BU and Maine on Nov. 5...helped the 200 freestyle relay team take third against BU and Maine in 1:32.89...placed first in the 500 free against Bryant on Jan. 21 in 4:57.75...helped the 400 freestyle relay team place second against Bryant in 3:28.56...took third in the 200 backstroke against Binghamton on Feb. 4 in 2:02.34.