Chris Washnock
Chris Washnock
Height: 6-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greer, S.C.
High School: Greenville

2010-11: Two-year letterwinner … currently holds W&L All-Time Top-10 performances in the 100 back (51.60) and 200 IM (1:55.24), while owning the top spot in the 200 back (1:49.25) and 400 IM (4:01.60).

2009-10: Named to the Bluegrass Mountain All-Conference team … selected to the Second Team 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team for the District III College Division … earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 back, finishing with a time of 1:50.72 at the NCAA Division III National Championships (3/20) … also swam in the 400 IM and 200 IM at the National Championships, but did not advance past the preliminary round … recorded an NCAA "A" cut time of 1:50.13 in the 200 back and also touched in second place at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship in the 400 IM (2/19) … claimed a first-place finish in the 400 IM and second-place finishes in the 100 back and 200 back against Johns Hopkins (1/30) … took the top spot in the 100 back and 200 back while also helping the 200 medley relay squad to a top finish against Catholic University and Marymount University (1/23) … claimed three top finishes against Gettysburg (1/16) in the 100 back, 200 back and 200 IM … finished fifth in the 200 back while recording an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:53.26 in the 200 back at the University of Virginia Invitational (12/5) … recorded an NCAA "B" cut time of 4:05.45 in the 400 IM during morning prelims at the University of Virginia Invitational (12/4) … took the top spot in the 100 back and 200 back against Carnegie Mellon and the University of Rochester (11/21) … helped the 400 medley relay squad to a second-place finish while taking second in the 100 back against Catawba, Rollins and Wingate (11/7) … claimed the 100 back and 200 back swimming against Centre (10/17) … finished first in the 200 back against Mary Washington (10/16).

2008-09: Named the W&L Outstanding Freshman Male Athlete … earned First Team All-Bluegrass Mountain Conference honors … participated in the NCAA DIII championships in individual events and as a member of the 200 medley relay team … set school records in the 200 back (1:49.25), 400 IM (4:01.60) and 400 medley relay (3:26.29) … earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in the 400 IM and 200 back at the NCAA DIII championship, finishing 13th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:01.60 and ninth in the 200 back with a time of 1:49.25 … member of 400 medley relay squad that set a school record (4:01.60) while finishing 17th at the NCAA DIII championship … recorded a third-place finish and NCAA “B” cut time of 1:51.84 in the 200 back at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference championship … claimed the 200 back at the Franklin & Marshall Quad meet (11/22) … won the 200 back in a meet against Mary Washington (10/18).

High school: Awarded four letters as a member of the swimming team at Greenville ... named Team MVP all four years ... three-time silver medalist and a four-time bronze medalist at the state championships ... National Merit award winner in addition to being named valedictorian of his high school class.

Personal: Spent the summer in Cusco, Peru after receiving a Shepherd Internship ... serves as a Washington, D.C., Volunteer Venture Co-Coordinator … also active as the Media Director for the African Society and Translations Co-Chair for the group English for Speakers of Other Languages … W&L Scholar-Athlete ... religion and Spanish double-major.