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Matt Sherrier
Position: Free
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
City/State: Boulder, Colo.
High School: Boulder

Holds CofC records in the 200 freestyle (1:38.14), 500 freestyle (4:27.80), 1000 freestyle (9:35.37), 1650 freestyle (15:46.92), 400 medley relay (3:20.87), 200 free relay (1:22.75), 400 free relay (3:04.27), and 800 free relay (6:47.68)

2010-11: Won the 1650-yard freestyle and set a new CCSA record with a time of 15:46.92 … earned a D-I B qualifying time of 1:38.41 by taking second place in the 200-yard freestyle … won the 500-yard freestyle race with a time of 4:27.80, also a D-I B qualifying time.

2008-09: In one of the more impressive freshman campaigns in program history, Sherrier earned a total of 12 first place finishes to go along with a pair of runner-up performances and four third place finishes ... helped guide Cougars to second straight Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association championship ... named CCSA Men's Swimmer of the Week twice.
Boulder H.S.: Competed in the Centennial League ... holds Boulder records in the 200 individual medley, 200 and 500 freestyle, 200 and 400 freestyle relay events ... holds league mark in the 200 and 400 freestyle events ... five-time HS All-American ... holds county records in the 500 freestyle ... second in the State in the 200 freestyle and third in the 500 freestyle ... earned four letters ... County Athlete of the Year ... best times in the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.13), 200-meter freestyle (1:54.11), 500-yard freestyle (4:34.77), 100-meter freestyle (52.67) 400-meter freestyle (4:05.68) and 200-yard IM (1:56.65).

Personal: Born on September 24, 1989 in Durham, N.C., Matthew is the son of Carol and Robert Sherrier ... his brother, David, swims for CofC ... is a psychology major.

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