James Ponticello
James Ponticello

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Islip, N.Y.

High School:
West Islip H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Event:
Free/Fly

Birthdate:
10/03/1990

Major:
Psychology


2010-11:
Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly against St. Francis on Oct. 23...touched sixth in the 200 butterfly against Maine on Nov. 6...swam in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 butterfly at the ECAC Open on Dec. 3-5...took fourth in the 100 butterfly against Lafayette on Jan. 19.

2009-10:
Helped the 400 freestyle relay team place fifth against Army and Boston College on Oct. 12...swam the third leg of the 400 freestyle relay against Fordham as the quartet placed second in 3:29.97...touched fourth in the 100 butterfly against Binghamton (2/6) in 57.33.

2008-09:
Finished sixth in 100-yard butterfly against UMass (11/1)... swam a season-best time of 56.91 in the 100 free against UConn/Seton Hall (10/11)... swam a season-best time of 23.57 in the 50 free, 55.45 in the 100 fly and 2:10.18 in the 200 fly at America East Championships (2/22).

High School:
Four-time letterwinner at West Islip high school for coach Bob Kollar... competed in the butterfly and freestyle events... name team captain (2008), all-league (2008) and team MVP (2008)... also lettered in baseball... a member of the national honor society.

Personal:
James Ponticello, Jr... born October 3, 1990... son of Debra and James Ponticello... a psychology major.