Alwin Firmansyah
Alwin Firmansyah
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cerritos, Calif.
High School: Cerritos High School
Position: Butterfly/Breaststroke
Bats/Throws: Butterfly/Breaststroke/IM

Best Times:

100 Butterfly:  48.52

100 Breaststroke:  57.57

200 Individual Medley:  1:49.71

Cerritos Aquatic Club                                Coach:  Mark Johnson

2011-2012 (Freshman): Earned the Tim Jecko Award, awarded annually for outstanding performances in the individual medley… 200-yard freestyle: Finished third at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:46.21… 200-yard IM: Finished third at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:47.14… Won the event against Columbia with a time of 1:51.65… Won the event at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 1:50.42… Won the event against Dartmouth/Penn and set a pool record in Dartmouth’s Karl Michael Pool with a time of 1:50.37… 100-yard butterfly: Finished sixth at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 48.28… Won the event at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 50.08… 200-yard butterfly: Won the event five times during the regular season: against Columbia (1:47.59), at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational (1:49.82), against UMass (1:51.05), at HYP (1:47.04) and set a pool record at Dartmouth’s Karl Michael Pool against Dartmouth/Penn (1:48.17)… 100-yard freestyle: Won the event against Columbia with a time of 46.09.

Before Yale: Two-year captain of the water polo team and four-year captain of the swim team… Athlete of the Year… Scholar Athlete of the Year… Four-time team MVP for swimming… CIF Division III record holder for the 200 I.M… Six-time CIF Champion… Eight-time All-American Swimmer… Captain of the Southern California Team for the North American Challenge Cup… Swim team was four-time league champions and two-time team CIF runner up.

Personal: Hobbies include playing basketball.

Why Yale: "I chose Yale because the swim team seemed to be much closer than any of the other teams that I witnessed during my recruitment trips. Also, the general student body at Yale never ceases to amaze me."

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