Ben Borgert

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John 8:12 " Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”

Background

Ben was born and raised in Gainesville, FL. He began swimming competitively at the age of 10, and swam club for High Tide Aquatics.  In high school he swam for Gainesville High School and won a state title in 2011.  He committed to Virginia Tech in the fall of 2012.

College

2013-2014

As a freshman, Ben was a member of the ACC all-academic team.

2014-2015

As a sophomore, Ben showed large improvement scoring more points in duel meets, and also maintained his statues on the ACC all-academic list.

Personal

Chemistry major, pursing a career in medicine after graduation.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 200 Back 1:47.17 03/14/14 Virginia Tech Invitational
Christiansburg, Va
scy 100 Back 49.48 03/14/14 Virginia Tech Invitational
Christiansburg, Va
scy 400 IM 3:55.45 03/14/14 Virginia Tech Invitational
Christiansburg, Va
Virginia Tech Head Coach Ned Skinner goes for a swim to celebrate. Jacob Ores (courtesy of Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com) Photo: Virginia Tech Athletics The 2014 ACC Swimming and Diving team champions

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