West Cuthbert
West Cuthbert
Year: So.
Hometown: Petersburg, Va.
High School: Collegiate
Position: Freestyle/Butterfly

2011-2012 (Sophomore): 1000-yard freestyle: Finished 18th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 9:27.98… Best finish in the event was against Cornell, second with a time of 9:46.48… 200-yard freestyle: Finished 23rd at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:41.24… Fastest time was 1:41.01 in the prelims at Ivy’s… Best finish in the event was against UMass, third with a time of 1:44.18… 500-yard freestyle: Finished 31st at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 4:36.01… Finished second against UMass with a time of 4:42.96… Finished second against Brown with a time of 4:49.60… 1650-yard freestyle: Finished seventh at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 16:26.84.

2010-2011 (Freshman): 1650-yard freestyle: 13th at Ivy League Championships (15:51.17)... 8th at HYP (15:47.69)... 8th at Terrier Invitational (16:21.35)... 1000-yard freestyle: 24th at Ivy League Championships (9:39.55)... 6th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (9:44.05)... 3rd vs. UMass (9:44.15)... 4th vs. Columbia (9:44.72)... 500-yard freestyle: 22nd at Ivy League Championships... 3rd vs. Brown (4:38.77)...7th at HYP (4:34.13)... 6th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (4:43.99)... 4th vs. Cornell (4:44.62)… 4th vs. UMass (4:49.35)... 6th at Terrier Invitational (4:42.18)... 5th vs. Columbia (4:43.77)... 200-yard freestyle: 5th at Terrier Invitational (1:44.05)... 3rd vs. Cornell (1:44.50)... 7th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:45.57)...4th at HYP (1:40.33)... 4th vs. UConn (1:42.06)... 3rd vs. Brown (1:41.11). 

Before Yale: Five time letterman at Collegiate… Captain senior year… Helped team to three State Championships... Richmond All-Metro Team in the 500, 1000 and 1650… Nine-time Prep League Champion… Seven time All State… Three time All American… Member of Nova of Virginia Aquatics’ two time NCSA Junior National Championship winning team… Junior Nationals and Nationals qualifier… USA Swimming Scholastic All-American…National AP Scholar… National Merit Commended… Cum Laude Society… Perrow Senior History Award Recipient.

Personal: Member of Silliman College… Plans to pursue a double major in economics and political science… Coaches summer league swimming at Avalon Recreation Association… Interests include history, reading and skiing… Father, Nat, is a physician and attended Yale… Mother, Bridget, is a registered nurse… Has three younger siblings: Maggie, Andy, and Sam.

Why Yale: “Yale was everything I was looking for both academically and athletically.”

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