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Torbjorn Persson
Torbjorn  Persson


Orlando, FL

High School:
Lyman High School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 161

Freestyle, Butterfly


Mechanical Engineering


FAU is Third Among 14 C-USA Members in Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

The Owls had 204 student-athletes make the Honor Roll and 34 win the Commissioner's Academic Medal


Swimming & Diving Take Home A Pair of Wins on Day Two of C-USA Championships

Junior Matthieu Burtez set a new school record in the 50 free and the team set 31 lifetime bests


Swimming and Diving Set Four School Records on Day One of C-USA Championship

After the first day of competition, the women are in fourth place and the men are tied for first


Women's Swimming and Diving Capture Win Over IRSC at Senior Day Meet

Seniors Rich Andrews, Joey Steele, Torbjorn Persson, Iwona Lefanowicz, Anett Kovacs and Frida Nilsson were recognized for their contributions to the team prior to the meet


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


2015 Swimming & Diving Senior Day

The 2014-15 Swimming & Diving team recognized six seniors at the meet against IRSC on Jan. 31.

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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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