Men's swimming and diving teams, and women's diving team, opens the season Oct. 3-4; Women's swimming team opens season, Oct. 10-11
PERSONAL BESTS 200 Fly 1:53.03 200 Free 1:43.86 500 Free 4:22.83# 1000 Free 9:12.71# 1650 Free 15:15.35# 800 FR 6:42.73 200 IM 2:00.72 400 IM 3:55.16# #Academy Top 10 All-Time
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Outstanding freshman season, competing in eight events, ... swam the fastest time on the team in four events ... team-best time in the 500 free (4:22.83 / No. 3 Academy all-time), the 1000 free (9:12.71 / No. 3 Academy all-time), the 1650 free (15:15.35 / No. 3 Academy all-time) and the 400 IM (3:55.16 / No. 4 Academy all-time) ... member of the 800 free relay team that post the third-best time on the team (6:42.73).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned four letters for six years of swimming in high school...school record-holder in the 200 and 500 free...two-time team MVP...2012 and 2013 South Carolina All-State...high school swim coach was Eric Kemeny...swam club for Fins Swim Team, coached by Eric Kemeny...club record holder in seven events...Junior Nationals qualifier in the 1650 free and 400 IM and Winter Nationals qualifier in the 1000 free.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 3...son of Edward and Nanette Faciszewski...had three younger siblings...father is a 1986 USAFA graduate...hobbies are drawing and playing the trumpet...favorite food is cheeseburgers...favorite movie is 21 Jump Street...favorite books are the Lord of the Rings series...something not many people know about you is that he hates writing in pen...credits his club coach as having the biggest influence on his sports career...most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that is was the site of many Civil War battles...favorite athlete is Aaron Peirsol...pre-race rituals are stretching, listening to music and shaking hands with the competitor in the next lane...favorite quote: `The best pace is suicide pace and today is a great day to die.' --Steve Prefontaine.