Adam Borchard
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmichael, Calif.

High School:
Jesuit HS '07

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Event:
Dist. Free

Major:
Environmental & Resource Sciences

2008-09: Finished top 6 in all three distance events at the Big West Championships to score 43 points... Best finish at conference was 3rd in the 1,650 free (15:23.94)... Placed 5th in the 1,000 free (9:15.97) and 6th in the 500 free (4:29.12) at conference... Time in 1,650 free ranks second all-time... Ranks 3rd all-time in 1,000 free and 6th in 500 free... Won 500 free and 1,000 free events twice during the dual season... Set new Schaal Aquatics Center record in 1,000 free (9:17.49) in UC Irvine dual... Chosen as UC Davis' Big West Scholar Male Athlete of the Year... Named to Big West Academic All-Conference team for the winter quarter.

2007-08: Advanced to three distance free finals at Big West Conference Championships, scoring 39.0 points... Placed 4th in 500 free (4:31.74), 6th in 1,650 free (15:47.51), 8th in 1,000 free (9:26.31)... Marks rank 7th, 6th and 6th, respectively, in Aggie record book... Won three dual events during the season: 500 free against UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine, 200 fly vs. UC San Diego.

JESUIT HS '07: Earned automatic NISCA All-America honors as part of 400 free relay as a junior and senior... Also hit All-America consideration times in 500 free both years... Candidate for CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Graduated summa cum laude (2nd in class) and was secretary-treasurer for National Honor Society... Also swam for Arden Hills Swimming Club... Earned Scholastic All-America honors and qualified for Jr. Nationals.

PERSONAL: Born in Woodland, Calif.... Majoring in environmental & resource science... Parents are Jim Borchard and Bernadette Marsh... His grandfather, aunt and uncle all attended UC Davis... Proudest personal accomplishment was earning his Eagle Scout rank.