Torbjorn Persson
Torbjorn Persson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, FL

High School:
Lyman High School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 161

Event:
Freestyle, Butterfly

Birthdate:
10/26/1992

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


01/30/2015

Six First Place Finishes Highlight Meet Against FIU

Sophomore Hannah Roper tied for first place in the 100 breast and set a lifetime best time in the 400 IM

01/08/2015

12 First Place Finishes Highlight Meet Versus CCSU, TCU

Junior Agi Bucz took first in the 100 free, 200 free, and as part of the 200 medley relay team

01/04/2015

Swimming & Diving Takes Second and Third at FIU Invite

The men and women set a total of 18 lifetime best times during the meet

12/20/2014

Swimming & Diving Get Three Out of Four Wins at FAU Invitational

The women defeated both teams while the men split the day with a win over Marywood and a loss to ODU

12/19/2014

Swimming & Diving Claim 16 Top-Three Finishes in Meet Against FGCU, Georgia Tech

The women's team claimed victory over Georgia Tech

Junior (2013-14): Competed at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championship and placed 11th in the 50 free (20.75), 12th in the 100 butterfly(50.53), and 13th in the 100 free (46.01).

Sophomore (2012-13):
Finished the 50 yard free in 20.93 and the 100 yard free in 46.24 setting individual season records in both...completed the 200 yard free in 1:47.74 for FAU's fifth best time for the season...set personal season records in the 50 yard back (25.84) and the 100 yard back (53.01)...swam a 24.03 in the 50 fly and a 50.86 in the 100 fly...finished in second -place in the 200 yard medley against FIU and FSU.

Freshman (2011-12): Finished the 50 yard free in 21.70 for his best finish of the season...set personal record at FAU in the 100 yard free (48.37)...set sixth best time at FAU for the season in the 200 free (1:48.50) and the fourth best time in the 50 yard breaststroke (27.76)...made the dean's list for the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters.

High School: Swam for head coach Al Forbs at Lyman High School.

Personal: Mechanical engineering major...born in Orlando, FL...son of Niclas Persson and Patricia Mitchell...goal is to work at a large engineering firm such as Lockheed Martin...enjoys riding motorcycles.

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