Matt Herman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Anselmo, Calif.

High School:
Sir Francis Drake HS '07

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 135

Position:
Dist. Free

Major:
History

2008-09: Recorded season-best times in all three distance events at Anteater Shootout.

2007-08: Totaled 40.0 points in all three distance free events at Big West Conference Championships, placing 4th in 1,650 (15:37.03), 5th in 1,000 (9:20.12) and 8th in 500 (4:34.67 prelim)... Time in 500 free prelim ranks 10th in school history, 1,650 mark ranks 4th all-time...Hit season-best 1,000 of 9:19.08 in double dual with Cal Poly and Pacific, 3rd in Aggie record book.

DRAKE HS '07: Hit All-America standards in 500 free as a senior... Placed 7th in that event at North Coast Section meet as a junior, then improved to 5th as a senior... Also competed for Marin Pirates Swim Team (Novato, Calif.) for four years, setting four distance club records... Voted team captain in 2006 and 2007, earning team MVP honors in 2007.

PERSONAL: Born in Greenbrae, Calif.... Majoring in History... Parents are Bruce & Susan Herman... Older brother, David, swam for Boston College... Moment in history he wishes he could have witnessed: the Last Waltz concert at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom.