Greg Edmonds
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    Greg Edmonds

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fairfax Station, Va.

    High School:
    Hayfield Secondary

    Height:
    5-9

    Event:
    Breaststroke

    2008-09 Highlights: Consolation finalist in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke events at the Mountain West Conference Championships for the second-straight year ... now ranks seventh in the Academy record books in both events with marks of 56.47 (100 breast) and 2:03.75 (200 breast).

    2007-08 Highlights: Consolation finalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the 2008 Mountain West Championships ... moved onto the Academy's top 10 lists in both events, ranked ninth in the 200 breast (2:04.28) and 10th in the 100 breast (57.32).

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming and one year in track ... All-American ... two-time all-district first-team ... team captain as a senior ... district title winner in the 100 breast as a senior ... swam for Curl Burke swim club and qualified for nationals ... high school swim coach was Lisa Broadhead ... club swim coach was Pete Morgan ... National, Science, and Music Honor Society member.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 31 ... son of David "Bob" and Ann Edmonds ... has a younger sister, Katie (15) ... father is an Air Force pilot and graduate of the Academy, where he played on the tennis and rugby teams ... majoring in civil engineering ... plans to become a pilot ... greatest moment in sports was making the Junior National team in high school on his last possible swim ... hobbies include golf and baseball ... favorite movie is Gone in 60 Seconds ... favorite food is authentic Cajun food ... biggest influence on his sports career have been his parents, who "always encouraged me to do anything I wanted and supported me in everything I did" ... pre-race ritual is listening to techno music ... favorite quotes: "If you're not first, you're last" and "Everybody Wang Chung tonight."

    Inside Men's Swimming