Ryan Franzese
Ryan Franzese
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tampa, FL
High School: Berkeley Prep
Position: Freestyle
College: Pomona

At Pomona-Pitzer: Entering his third season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swimming and Diving team, where he will compete in the sprint freestyle events.

2015-16: SCIAC All-Academic team.

High School: Attended Berkeley Prep in Tampa, where he was a member of the swim team…A four-year Coach’s Award recipient…Graduate cum laude…National Honor Society member, as well as a member of the Science, English and Math Honor Societies…Also swam for the Berkeley Barracudas club team, qualifying for the junior nationals.

Personal: Attends Pomona College…Has an older brother…Hobbies include guitar and gaming (“and hopefully piano”)…Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are his favorite athletes…Catcher in the Rye is his favorite book and Avatar is his favorite movie…Lists Bill Nye as the public figure he most admires…Plans to attend Stanford Graduate School…Has served an internship in the Neuroscience Lab at the University of South Florida…Chose Pomona for the “small classes, awesome student body, beautiful campus, and great professors.”