Michael Cerny
Michael Cerny
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Windsor, Conn.
High School: Loomis Chaffee School
Position: Fly/Free

Career Highlights

2018-19: As a junior, appeared in 12 of 13 meets…competed primarily in the freestyle and butterfly…came in second in both the 50 free and 100 butterfly against UMass Dartmouth on October 27…won the 50 free in Babson’s dual meet victory over Clark on November 17…recorded a personal-best time to finish second in the C final of the 50 butterfly (24.99) and a season-best time of 51.47 in the 100 free at WPI’s Gompei Invitational on December 1-2…finished second in the 50 free in a dual meet win over Wheaton on January 12…also placed second in the 50 free in a win against Gordon on January 19…recorded a season-best time of 28.13 in the 50 back against Roger Williams on January 26…finished third in the 50 free in a victory over Bridgewater State on February 2…recorded his top times of the year in the prelims of the 50 free (22.11), 100 butterfly (55.56) and 200 butterfly (2:12.64) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 22-24.

2017-18: As a sophomore, competed in all 12 meets…took part in the in the freestyle, backstroke and butterfly…recorded a pair of second-place finishes and came in third three times on the year…placed third in the 100 back and fourth in the 100 butterfly in a dual meet against UMass Dartmouth on October 28…placed third in the 50 free (23.79) against Clark on November 18…came in fourth in both the 50 free and 100 butterfly against Springfield on January 7…was third in both the 100 fly (56.80) and 200 fly (2:12.48) at Wheaton on January 13…placed second in the 200 free (1:55.24) against Gordon on January 20…placed second in the 100 fly (55.93) and was fourth with a season-best time of 25.10 in the 50 fly against Roger Williams on January 27…recorded his top times of the year in the 50 free (22.11), 100 free (49.42) and 100 fly (54.04) at the NEWMAC Championships meet on February 23-25.

2016-17: As a first-year, competed in the freestyle at all 11 meets…also took part in the backstroke and butterfly…posted one victory, four runner-up finishes and a pair of third-place results…made his collegiate debut with a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly against UMass Dartmouth on October 29…placed fifth in the 100 butterfly at WPI on November 4…recorded his first career win in the 100 butterfly against Clark on November 19…also finished second in the 100 backstroke against the Cougars…came in third in the 50 butterfly at Wheaton on January 14…finished second in the 200 butterfly and third in the 50 free against Bridgewater State on January 19…posted runner-up finish in the 50 free at Springfield on January 21…made the B final and placed 17th with a season-best time of 58.24 in the 100 backstroke at the NEWMAC Championships on February 18…also posted season-best times in the 50 free (21.98) and 100 butterfly (54.60) at the conference meet.

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