Liam Riebling
Liam Riebling
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ridgefield, Conn.
High School: Ridgefield
Position: Free / Fly

AU TOP 16s - 200 Fly (9th, 1:53.11) and 200 Medley Relay (7th, 1:33.51).

2017-18 (Freshman) - Competed in the 2018 Patriot League Championship in the 200 free posting a 1:44.06, season best … holds 9 of the Eagles’ top 10 marks over the season in the 200 free, including the top 2 … posted season best in the 500 free (4:42.65) during PLs … holds top 4 marks for the Eagles’ in the 500 free … finished 200 fly with time of 1:53.11 during PLs for season best … competed in the ECAC Winter Championships in the 200 IM (1:58.65), season best … swam in the 100 Free (48.56) at the ECAC Winter Championship … anchor leg of the 200 free relay (1:26.17) at the PLs, season best … swam the lead off leg in the 800 relay (7:12.70) at the PLs … member of 200 Medley relay time at the PLs, 1:33.51 … Handled the anchor leg for the Eagles at the PLs in the 400 Medley Relay (3:28.52) … swam in other events over the season: 50 free (23.15), 100 back (55.45), 100 breast (1:04.10), 100 fly (51.61).

BEFORE AMERICAN – Posted Ridgefield HS school record in 100 butterfly at 51.90… Earned Captain’s Award and Most Improved Award as a senior… High school team was second at the Connecticut State Open Championship his sophomore year and went 10-1… All-America recognition as a senior in the 200 medley relay… Finished first at CT Senior Championships in 400 medley relay, swimming freestyle leg… Swam for Ridgefield Athletic Club for Emmanuel Lanzo.

PERSONAL – Parents are Marcia and Stephen Riebling… Both parents are attorneys… Father played football at the University of Richmond… Plans to major in public relations and strategic communications… Has three younger siblings – Connor, Riley and Griffin… Earned high honor roll recognition all four years and member of National Honor Society… AP Scholar Award… Volunteered with Special Olympics, teaching people with special needs how to swim and with local club team… Lists Michael Phelps as his sports hero… Came to AU for location and possible internship opportunities… Thinks Zac Efron should play him in a movie of his life… Hopes to be a political or PR consultant… Chose AU over Loyola, Colgate and Holy Cross.