UND Roster

2015-16 Swimming and Diving Roster

Maciej Olszewski

breaststroke/IM


Height 6'2''
Weight 182 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Evanston, Ill.
High School Evanston Township
Bio

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Swam almost exclusively breaststroke events in debut season with the Irish … began the year in fourth place with 300 breast relay lineup at Dennis Stark Relays, splitting 59.37, before swimming a 28.09 split on the 200 medley relay team that finished sixth … against Michigan State, claimed second in the 200 breast (2:08.07) and fourth with the 400 medley relay (59.53 split), exhibitioning in the 400 IM (4:14.41) … at Purdue Invitational, clocked in at 1:59.26 in 200 IM and swam in 400 IM (4:11.78 finals, 4:17.14 prelims), 100 breast (59.35 finals, 1:01.06 prelims) and 200 breast (2:06.37 finals, 2:11.85 prelims) … at Virginia, finished fourth in 200 breast (2:06.04) and swam 100 breast in 59.47 … against Northwestern, placed second in 200 breast (2:06.80) and exhibitioned in 100 breast (59.54) and 200 IM (2:00.00) … swam 200 IM (2:00.96), 100 breast (59.44) and 200 breast (2:06.17) at Shamrock Invitational … closed out the year at Michigan First Chance meet, taking fourth in the 100 breast (58.96) and 200 breast (2:05.55) and eighth in the 200 IM (1:56.27) before time-trialing in 200 breast (2:03.48).

PREP & PERSONAL: Talented breaststroker and IM-er who joins four other incoming freshman breaststrokers for the Irish … spent most of his life growing up in Poland … competed multiple times at the Polish Junior Nationals … biggest athletic thrill to date was winning the 200m breaststroke at the 16-year-old Polish Junior Nationals Meet in 2013, while also finishing second in the 400 IM and third in the 100m breaststroke … as a freshman qualified for state finals with high school team, clocking a 1:01.20 mark in the 100 breast … went on to win as conference champions … as a sophomore, set the sophomore school records in the 100 breast (59.20) and 200 IM (1:56.88) … qualified for state finals and finished the year as sectional runners-up … as a junior broke his own school record in the 100 breast (58.86) and clocked a top time of 1:55.91 in the 200 IM … again went to state finals, this time finishing as sectional champions … named a two-time Scholastic All-American and won three varsity letters … graduated from Evanston Township in May of 2015 in the top 5 percent of his graduating class … was an AIME qualifier … took third place in a National AAPT photographer’s contest … participated in Team ASAP, a school-sponsored support group for students taking AP classes … is an accomplished pianist, having played the piano for six years … born to parents Anna Olszewska and Wojciech Olszewski … has one brother, Adam … enrolled in the College of Science.