W&M Men’s Swimming Adds Six for 2018-19

College of William & Mary

William & Mary Director of Swimming Matt Crispino ’02 announced the addition of six men to the Tribe roster today, who will join W&M ahead of the 2018-19 season.  The class includes four from the state of Virginia as well as standouts from North Carolina and New Jersey, and brings W&M’s roster to 27 for the upcoming season.  Between them, the six men in the Class of 2022 would have accounted for 23 finals swims at the CAA Championships last year, including nine championship-finalists. Ryan Bebel – 6-3, Breast/IMWestfield, N.J./Westfield 100 breast – 57.31; 200 breast – 2:03.45; 200 IM – 1:53.98 Prep: Reached the consolation finals in two events at the YMCA Nationals in both 2017 and 2018 … Also a Winter Junior Nationals Qualifier each of the past two years … Helped Westfield claim the New Jersey State Championship in 2016 … Four-time county championship team … Scholastic All-American … Honor Roll all four years … Member of the Operation Smile Club … Also ran cross country for a time, winning a pair of county championships. Personal: Son of Peter and Nancy Bebel … Twin brother, Eric, is on the swim team at Bryant … Enjoys art, hiking, basketball, and running … Undecided as to his collegiate major.  Ian Cobb – 5-9, Breast/IMVienna, Va./James Madison 100 breast – 58.02; 200 breast – 2:06.37; 200 IM – 1:56.98 Prep: Consolation finalist at the NCSA Junior Nationals … Took eighth in the Virginia 6A State Championships 100 breast as a senior … Helped Madison finish second in the state as a team each of the past two years … Holds the school record as part of the 200 medley relay … Member of the National Society of High School Scholars … Scholastic All-American qualifier … Has played the classical piano for 13 years. Personal: Son of Jeffrey and Selena Cobb … Enjoys music composition, and playing both the classical and contemporary piano … Plans to major in physics.  Jack Galbraith – 5-7, Back/FlyVienna, Va./James Madison 100 back – 49.99; 200 back – 1:49.32; 100 fly – 50.01  …

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