Michael Pilyugin
Michael Pilyugin
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Redding, Conn.
High School: JBHS
Position: Back/Free

As a Junior (2014-15)

Finished 2nd overall in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.11 and 1st in the preliminary round of the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.13 in the A-10 Swimming and Diving Championships…His 200-yard freestyle (1:38.79), 100-yard backstroke (48.36), and 200-yard backstroke (1:47.70) in the 2014 AT&T Winter National Championships earned the top times in the Atlantic 10 for each event.

As a Sophmore (2013-14)

Named the Performer of the Meet at the A-10 Championship after he won three events and was a member of three first place relays  ... was a member of the winning 200, 400 and 800-yard freestyle relays, all of which set new A-10 records ... he set conference records in winning the 200 freestyle (1:36.35) and the 200 backstroke (1:45.14) ... finished first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 48.54.

As a Freshman (2012-13)

 Excelled in three events during his freshman year: 200 yard freestyle, 200 yard backstroke and the 100 yard backstroke.

High School: A four-time All-American … excelled throughout his swimming career. During his junior year he set four school records, but surpassed that mark in his senior year when he broke six school records to finish out his high school career … was also awarded the Student-Athlete Award …

Personal: Majoring in Business Information Systems, chose St. Bonaventure because it’s a wonderful environment to learn in.