Matt Zimmerman

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Matt Zimmerman
Born Sept. 28, 1993 Matt Zimmerman is a swimmer at the University of Michigan. Originally from Maumee, Ohio Zimmerman is currently in his junior year at Michigan, where he’s studying Kinesiology. A freestyle specialist, Zimmerman made the Academic All-Big Ten team in 2014. He graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School and he earned multiple accolades – Zimmerman acted as team captain his senior year, and was an All-State first team selection. Aside from swimming Zimmerman was also an excellent water polo player in high school, a team he also was voted team captain and named a two-time MVP. Zimmerman has five siblings back home, and had competed club swimming for GTAC for four years – he was a Senior National and Junior National qualifier. In the recruiting class of 2012 Zimmerman was the no. 14 recruit out of the state of Ohio, according to collegeswimming.com.

Michigan
2012-2013
As a freshman Zimmerman focused on the Purdue Invitational, where he competed in five events. He competed in the dual meet season, and made his collegiate debut against Wisconsin.

2013-2014
Zimmerman earned the Academic All-Big Ten honor is sophomore season. He competed at the Univ. of Michigan Open and the competed in the meet vs. Iowa.

2014-2015
Zimmerman is currently in his junior year as a Michigan Wolverine. He didn’t compete at the Big Ten Championships, but he did compete in the dual meets. Zimmerman also swam three events at the AT&T Winter Nationals.

National Competition
Zimmerman qualified for the 2011 and 2012 Junior National Championships and the 2012 Senior National Championships. As a high school swimmer he was on the varsity squad all four years, four-time District champion as a senior, and was a two-time runner-up at the Ohio State Championships both his junior and senior season.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 50 Free 20.56 02/22/15 2015 Michigan First chance Meet
Ann Arbor, Michigan
scy 100 Free 45.11 02/22/14 2014 Michigan First Chance Meet
Ann Arbor, Michigan
scy 200 Free 1:37.35 02/22/14 2014 Michigan First Chance Meet
Ann Arbor, Michigan