Chris Roan
Chris Roan
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Wareham, Mass.
High School: Cape Cod Academy
Position: Fly/Free/IM

Career Achievements

• Graduates as the program’s school-record holder in the 100-yard butterfly (51.78)
• Helped program set a school record in the 400-yard medley relay in 2013 and the 800-yard freestyle relay at the 2016 NEWMAC Championships

Career Highlights

2015-16: As a senior, took part in all 11 meets competing in the freestyle and butterfly…won 12 events, came in second six times and added three third-place finishes…won both the 100 free and 200 free to open the season against UMass Dartmouth on October 24 and Clark on October 31…came in second in the 100 butterfly against WPI and Brandeis on November 9…won the 100 free and 200 free against Norwich on November 15…finished second in the 200 free and third in the 100 free against Coast Guard on January 7…won the 500 free and was second in the 50- and 100-yard butterfly against Gordon on January 9…touched the wall first in the 100 free and 100 butterfly against Wheaton on January 16…came in first in the 100 free against Bridgewater State on January 21…won the 100 free with a season-best time of 49.73 and also touched the wall first in the 200 free against Springfield on January 23…made the B final and came in 14th with a  career-best time of 1:44.81 in the 200 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20…also finished 16th in the prelims to make the B final with a season-best time of 53.21 in the 100 butterfly and finished 16th in the B final with a time of 4:48.96 in the 500 free at the conference meet.

2014-15: As a junior, competed in the freestyle at six meets…posted four top-four finishes, including one victory….won the 50 butterfly at Gordon on January 10…came in second in the 50 free against Bridgewater State on January 22…finished fourth in the 50 free against Wheaton (January 17) and Springfield (January 24)…posted season-best times in the 50 free (22.43), 100 free (49.12) and 200 free (1:47.60) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20-22.

2013-14: As a sophomore, took part in just three races due to injury…posted three top-three finishes in five races…made his season debut with a third-place result in the 200-yard freestyle against Gordon on January 11…came in second in the 100-yard butterfly in a tri-meet against Wheaton and St. Joseph’s on January 18…recorded his only victory of the season in the 100 butterfly against Bentley on January 22.

2012-13: As a first-year, took part in all 12 meets, competing in the butterfly, freestyle and individual medley…won 10 races, came in second four times, and finished third on three occasions…made his career debut with a victory in the 100-yard butterfly against Clark on October 20…won both the 1000-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly against UMass-Dartmouth on November 27…also won the 100 butterfly and came in second in the 200 IM against WPI on November 10…was victorious in the 200 IM against Coast Guard on January 9…won the 100-yard butterfly against Norwich (January 12), Bentley (January 16), Bridgewater State (January 24) and Springfield (January 26)…finished seventh with a season-best time of 51.78 in the 100-yard butterfly at the NEWMAC Championship on February 14…also recorded season-best times in the 200 butterfly (1:57.55) and 200 IM (1:57.40) to finish ninth and 10th, respectively, at the conference meet.

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