Senior ('08-'09): Selected as team captain...swam 56.60 in the 100 yard backstroke and 50.89 in the 100 yard freestyle...Sun Belt Conference Championship Meet- concluded career by setting seasonal bests in the 200 yard freestyle (1:42.07), 200 yard backstroke (1:55.90) and 500 yard freestyle (4:39.44).
Junior ('07-'08): Established seasonal bests of 1:44.77 in the 200 yard freestyle, 1:59.12 in the 200 yard backstroke and 4:43.37 in the 500 yard freestyle.
Sophomore ('06-'07): Finished 16th in 500 free at Sun Belt Championships, posting a season-best in preliminaries at 4:42.67...swam third leg of fifth-place of 800 free relay team at SBC...season-best 2:00.72 in preliminaries of 200 back at SBC.
Freshman ('05-'06): Earned the athletic departments FAU Owlstanding Spirit Award...advanced to the `B' final of the 200 back (1:58.40), 200 free (1:45.52) and 500 free (4:47.58) at the conference championships.
High School: Swam for Chris Emig at Winter Park High School where he was All-American, All-Region, All-District and All-Metro Conference... team captain his senior season and earned the sportsmanship award... member of the National Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Science Honor Society...two-sport athlete: swimming and water polo.
Personal: Communications major...born May 12, 1987, in Orlando, FL...son of Russell and Benita Epstein...hobbies include playing the piano, eating and sleeping...FAU Community Service Award recipient...aspires to be a public relations representative for a professional sports franchise.