- Ricky Munch
- Clifton, Va. (Robinson Secondary)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
50 Free: 20.05 (2013 SEC Championships)
100 Free: 45.85 (2012 Ohio State Invitational)
100 Breast: 53.57 (2013 SEC Championships)
200 Breast: 1:56.85 (2013 SEC Championships)
200 IM: 1:50.29 (2013 Bulldog Last Chance)
50 Free: 24.07 (2013 US Open Championships)
100 Free: 52.92 (2013 US Open Championships)
50 Breast: 28.55 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)
100 Breast: 1:02.57 (2012 USA Olympic Team Trials)
200 Breast: 2:15.90 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)
100 Fly: 1:03.50 (2012 FL GCST Trials Qualifier)
200 IM: 2:11.09 (2013 FL TYR June Invite)
100 Breast: Fourth (53.57)
200 Breast: Eighth (1:56.85)
Participated in three events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California and captured two personal-best times… Competed in the 100 and 200 meter breaststroke events at the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb. where he finished 29th in the 100 (1:02.57) clocked a time of 2:20.49 in the 200 breast… 2011 NCSA SCY Junior Nationals Finalist... Two-time 100 breast qualifier for the Winter SCY Nationals (2010, 2011)... 2009 U.S. SCY Junior Nationals Finalist.
SEC Championships: Placed 13th in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:58.25) and 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.23)… Finished first in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet with a personal-best time of 1:57.32… Competed in various throughout the regular season including dual meets and invitational competition… Honors: 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
NCAA Championships: Earned his first All-America honors as he was a member of the 200-yard medley relay that finished 13th overall in a time of 1:26.02… SEC Championships: Placed eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke (53.57), ninth in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:56.85) and 18th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.05)… Competed in each dual meet for the Gators while registering multiple top-5 finishes across each meet during the season… Honors: All-American… 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
SEC Championships: Claimed the first individual victory of his collegiate career in a dual meet against Florida Atlantic when he won the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 58.23 seconds… Made his SEC debut in a dual meet against LSU with a third place effort in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.45)… Made his collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished fifth.
Prior to Florida:
NISCA High School All-American in the breaststroke and relay events... Was a member of the Robinson Secondary state championship teams in 2009 and 2010... Three-time VHSA state finalist (2009, 2010, 2011)... Named Team Captain his senior year… Awarded the Robinson Athletic Booster Club Award for Outstanding Sportsmanship… character, and team commitment... Earned Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts… Trained with Machine Aquatics under Head Coach Daniel Jacobs.
Personal: Born on June 15, 1993… Parents are Rick and Marty Clark (Munch)… Has three siblings, brother Robert (20) who swam for UNCW, and sisters Catherine (16) and Genevieve (14) who are swimmers as well… Chose UF for academics, swim opportunities and its great coaching staff… Majoring in business administration.
Coach Troy on Ricky:
“Ricky gives our team great senior leadership, as well as a real speed component in all three strokes.”